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Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Des Moines 63rd St Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 3.67 ft at 2:00AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:15AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:30AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:45AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:00AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:15AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:30AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:45AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:00AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:15AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:30AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:45AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:15AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:30AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:45AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:00AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:15AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:30AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:45AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:00AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:15AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 7:30AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:45AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:00AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:15AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:30AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:45AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:15AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:30AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 9:45AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:00AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:15AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:30AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:45AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:00AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:15AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:30AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:45AM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.67 ft at 3:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 5:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 6:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 7:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 8:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 9:00PM Oct 19, 2018Highest Observation: 3.7 ft at 9:15PM Oct 19, 2018Highest Observation: 3.7 ft at 9:30PM Oct 19, 2018Highest Observation: 3.7 ft at 9:45PM Oct 19, 2018Highest Observation: 3.7 ft at 10:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 10:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:00PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 11:15PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:30PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 11:45PM Oct 19, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 12:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 1:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.69 ft at 1:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 2:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 3:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 4:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 5:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.68 ft at 6:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.67 ft at 7:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.67 ft at 8:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 8:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.66 ft at 9:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.65 ft at 10:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 11:00AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 11:15AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 11:30AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 11:45AM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 12:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 1:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 1:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 1:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 1:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 2:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 2:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 2:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 2:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 3:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 3:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.63 ft at 4:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 4:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 4:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 4:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 5:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 6:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.62 ft at 7:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 7:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 11:00PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 11:15PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 11:30PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 11:45PM Oct 20, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 1:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 1:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 1:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 1:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 2:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 2:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 2:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 2:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 3:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 4:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 4:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 4:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 4:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 6:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 7:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 7:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 7:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 7:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 8:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 10:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:00AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 11:15AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:30AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 11:45AM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 12:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 1:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 2:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 2:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 3:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.57 ft at 4:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 4:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 5:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 5:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 5:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 5:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 6:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 7:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 8:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 9:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.58 ft at 10:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:00PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:15PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:30PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:45PM Oct 21, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 1:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 2:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 3:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 3:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 5:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 8:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 9:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 10:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 11:00AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 11:15AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 11:30AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 11:45AM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 12:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 12:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.61 ft at 12:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 1:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 2:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 3:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 4:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 5:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 5:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 6:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 6:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 7:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 7:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 8:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 9:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 9:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.6 ft at 10:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 10:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:00PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:15PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:30PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 11:45PM Oct 22, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:00AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:15AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:30AM Oct 23, 2018Observed: 3.59 ft at 12:45AM Oct 23, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesDOSI4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (1:47AM Oct 23, 2018)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.59 ft at 12:45 AM CDT 23-Oct-2018. Flood Stage is 14 ft
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Des Moines 63rd St are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 14
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 18.69 ft on 06/25/2015
(2) 18.59 ft on 08/09/2010
(3) 18.32 ft on 05/10/1986
(4) 18.00 ft on 06/16/1990
(5) 17.72 ft on 07/01/1973
(6) 17.56 ft on 08/29/1993
(7) 17.44 ft on 06/09/1974
(8) 17.00 ft on 08/27/1975
(9) 15.85 ft on 06/18/1998
(10) 15.76 ft on 08/11/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.07 ft on 09/25/2017
(2) 7.95 ft on 09/16/2016
(3) 6.16 ft on 09/09/2016
(4) 6.71 ft on 08/29/2016
(5) 5.84 ft on 08/28/2016
(6) 7.79 ft on 08/11/2016
(7) 7.96 ft on 08/02/2016
(8) 13.33 ft on 07/19/2016
(9) 9.83 ft on 01/05/2016
(10) 7.05 ft on 12/23/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 3.50 ft on 08/21/1994

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25.4 This is the top of the West Des Moines levee.
25 This is the top of the floodwall on the east side of 63rd Street.
23.9 Water reaches the road surface of 63rd Street.
18.5 Water affects 73rd Street near I-235. Water reaches the underside of the 63rd Street bridge. Businesses just east of the railroad tracks on Grand Ave affected.
17.7 Water reaches the base of the railroad bridge upstream of 63rd Street.
17.5 The 63rd Street overhead gates are closed.
17 The following roads are closed...Grand Avenue...63rd Street...Walnut Hill Drive and 61st Street. The railroad tracks are closed north of Grand Avenue.
16.5 The Grand Avenue overhead gates are closed.
16 Water covers Grand Avenue in Des Moines. Water affects some nearby residences and Colby Park in Windsor Heights.
15 North Valley Drive is closed.
14 Water covers Hoak Road between Center Street and the levee affecting several businesses.
13 Walnut Hill Drive is closed. Lowland flooding occurs along the east river bank downstream of 63rd Street. The levee gate is closed east of Winona Street.
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Latitude: 41.587507° N, Longitude: 93.703293° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 14 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 801.04 ft Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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