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West Fork Des Moines River at Emmetsburg Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 11.16 ft at 7:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.19 ft at 7:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.2 ft at 7:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.23 ft at 8:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.24 ft at 8:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.25 ft at 8:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.29 ft at 8:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.33 ft at 9:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.35 ft at 9:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.34 ft at 9:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.36 ft at 9:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.38 ft at 10:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.41 ft at 10:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.41 ft at 10:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.44 ft at 10:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.45 ft at 11:00PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.47 ft at 11:15PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.49 ft at 11:30PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.5 ft at 11:45PM Mar 19, 2019Observed: 11.51 ft at 12:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.53 ft at 12:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.54 ft at 12:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.54 ft at 12:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.56 ft at 1:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.58 ft at 1:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.58 ft at 1:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.61 ft at 1:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.61 ft at 2:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.61 ft at 2:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.62 ft at 2:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.63 ft at 2:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.63 ft at 3:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.64 ft at 3:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.64 ft at 3:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.65 ft at 3:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.65 ft at 4:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.66 ft at 4:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.65 ft at 4:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.66 ft at 4:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.66 ft at 5:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.66 ft at 5:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.66 ft at 5:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.67 ft at 5:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.68 ft at 6:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.67 ft at 6:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.67 ft at 6:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.68 ft at 6:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.68 ft at 7:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.68 ft at 7:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.68 ft at 7:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.68 ft at 7:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 8:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 8:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 8:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 8:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 9:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.68 ft at 9:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 9:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 9:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 10:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.68 ft at 10:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 10:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.7 ft at 10:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.71 ft at 11:00AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.7 ft at 11:15AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 11:30AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.7 ft at 11:45AM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.68 ft at 12:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 12:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.7 ft at 12:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 12:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 1:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 1:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 1:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.7 ft at 1:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 2:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 2:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 2:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.69 ft at 2:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.7 ft at 3:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.7 ft at 3:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.7 ft at 3:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.71 ft at 3:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.71 ft at 4:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.71 ft at 4:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.71 ft at 4:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.71 ft at 4:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.72 ft at 5:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.71 ft at 5:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.72 ft at 5:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.72 ft at 5:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.73 ft at 6:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.74 ft at 6:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.73 ft at 6:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.74 ft at 6:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.74 ft at 7:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.75 ft at 7:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.74 ft at 7:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.75 ft at 7:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.74 ft at 8:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.76 ft at 8:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.75 ft at 8:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.76 ft at 8:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.76 ft at 9:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.76 ft at 9:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.77 ft at 9:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.77 ft at 9:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.78 ft at 10:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.78 ft at 10:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.78 ft at 10:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.78 ft at 10:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 11:00PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 11:15PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 11:30PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 11:45PM Mar 20, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 12:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.8 ft at 12:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 12:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 12:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 1:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.8 ft at 1:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.79 ft at 1:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.81 ft at 1:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.81 ft at 2:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.81 ft at 2:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.81 ft at 2:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.82 ft at 2:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.83 ft at 3:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.82 ft at 3:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.83 ft at 3:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.83 ft at 3:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.83 ft at 4:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.83 ft at 4:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.84 ft at 4:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.84 ft at 4:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.85 ft at 5:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.86 ft at 5:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.86 ft at 5:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.86 ft at 5:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.87 ft at 6:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.87 ft at 6:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.88 ft at 6:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.88 ft at 6:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.88 ft at 7:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.89 ft at 7:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.89 ft at 7:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.89 ft at 7:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.9 ft at 8:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.9 ft at 8:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.91 ft at 8:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.91 ft at 8:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.92 ft at 9:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.92 ft at 9:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.92 ft at 9:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.93 ft at 9:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.93 ft at 10:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.93 ft at 10:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.94 ft at 10:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.94 ft at 10:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.94 ft at 11:00AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.95 ft at 11:15AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.96 ft at 11:30AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.97 ft at 11:45AM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.97 ft at 12:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.98 ft at 12:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.98 ft at 12:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.98 ft at 12:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.99 ft at 1:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.98 ft at 1:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.99 ft at 1:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.99 ft at 1:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 11.99 ft at 2:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12 ft at 2:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12 ft at 2:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12 ft at 2:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12 ft at 3:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12 ft at 3:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12 ft at 3:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.01 ft at 3:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.01 ft at 4:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.02 ft at 4:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.02 ft at 4:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.02 ft at 4:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.03 ft at 5:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.02 ft at 5:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.02 ft at 5:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.02 ft at 5:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.02 ft at 6:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 6:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 7:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.03 ft at 7:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.03 ft at 8:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 8:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 9:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 9:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 10:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 10:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 10:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 10:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 11:00PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 11:15PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.06 ft at 11:30PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 11:45PM Mar 21, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 12:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 12:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 12:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 12:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 1:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.06 ft at 1:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 1:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 1:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 2:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 2:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 2:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 2:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 3:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 3:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 3:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 3:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 4:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 4:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 4:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 4:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 5:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 5:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 5:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 5:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 6:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 6:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 6:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 6:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 7:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 7:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 8:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 8:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 9:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 9:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 9:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 9:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 10:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 10:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.04 ft at 10:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 10:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 11:00AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.06 ft at 11:15AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 11:30AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 11:45AM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 12:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 12:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.06 ft at 12:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.06 ft at 12:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.05 ft at 1:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.06 ft at 1:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.06 ft at 1:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.07 ft at 1:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.06 ft at 2:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.06 ft at 2:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.06 ft at 2:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.08 ft at 2:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.08 ft at 3:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.08 ft at 3:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.08 ft at 3:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.09 ft at 3:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.08 ft at 4:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.08 ft at 4:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.08 ft at 4:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.1 ft at 4:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.09 ft at 5:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.1 ft at 5:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.11 ft at 5:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.11 ft at 5:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.12 ft at 6:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.12 ft at 6:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.12 ft at 6:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.13 ft at 6:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.13 ft at 7:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.14 ft at 7:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.15 ft at 7:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.15 ft at 7:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.15 ft at 8:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.17 ft at 8:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.18 ft at 8:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.19 ft at 8:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.18 ft at 9:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.19 ft at 9:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.2 ft at 9:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.21 ft at 9:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.22 ft at 10:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.22 ft at 10:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.24 ft at 10:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.25 ft at 10:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.26 ft at 11:00PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.26 ft at 11:15PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.28 ft at 11:30PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.28 ft at 11:45PM Mar 22, 2019Observed: 12.3 ft at 12:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.3 ft at 12:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.31 ft at 12:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.32 ft at 12:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.34 ft at 1:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.34 ft at 1:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.35 ft at 1:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.36 ft at 1:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.38 ft at 2:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.39 ft at 2:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.4 ft at 2:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.41 ft at 2:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.42 ft at 3:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 3:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.43 ft at 3:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.45 ft at 3:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.46 ft at 4:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.47 ft at 4:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.49 ft at 4:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.5 ft at 4:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.51 ft at 5:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.52 ft at 5:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.53 ft at 5:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.54 ft at 5:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.56 ft at 6:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.57 ft at 6:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.57 ft at 6:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.58 ft at 6:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.59 ft at 7:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.6 ft at 7:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.62 ft at 7:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.62 ft at 7:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.63 ft at 8:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.64 ft at 8:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.65 ft at 8:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.66 ft at 8:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.68 ft at 9:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.69 ft at 9:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.7 ft at 9:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.69 ft at 9:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.71 ft at 10:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.72 ft at 10:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.73 ft at 10:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.74 ft at 10:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.75 ft at 11:00AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.75 ft at 11:15AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.75 ft at 11:30AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.76 ft at 11:45AM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.77 ft at 12:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.77 ft at 12:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.77 ft at 12:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.78 ft at 12:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.8 ft at 1:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.8 ft at 1:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.81 ft at 1:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.81 ft at 1:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.82 ft at 2:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.83 ft at 2:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.83 ft at 2:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.83 ft at 2:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.85 ft at 3:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.85 ft at 3:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.85 ft at 3:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.86 ft at 3:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.86 ft at 4:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.87 ft at 4:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.87 ft at 4:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.89 ft at 4:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.89 ft at 5:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.89 ft at 5:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.89 ft at 5:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.9 ft at 5:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.9 ft at 6:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.91 ft at 6:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.91 ft at 6:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.92 ft at 6:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.92 ft at 7:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.93 ft at 7:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.93 ft at 7:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.94 ft at 7:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.95 ft at 8:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.96 ft at 8:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.95 ft at 8:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.96 ft at 8:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.97 ft at 9:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.97 ft at 9:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.98 ft at 9:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.98 ft at 9:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.98 ft at 10:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.99 ft at 10:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 12.99 ft at 10:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 13 ft at 10:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 13.01 ft at 11:00PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 13 ft at 11:15PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 13.01 ft at 11:30PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 13.01 ft at 11:45PM Mar 23, 2019Observed: 13.01 ft at 12:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.02 ft at 12:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.02 ft at 12:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.03 ft at 12:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.03 ft at 1:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.04 ft at 1:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.05 ft at 1:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.05 ft at 1:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.06 ft at 2:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.06 ft at 2:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.07 ft at 2:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.08 ft at 2:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.08 ft at 3:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.08 ft at 3:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.08 ft at 3:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.09 ft at 3:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.09 ft at 4:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.1 ft at 4:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.1 ft at 4:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.11 ft at 4:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.11 ft at 5:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.12 ft at 5:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.12 ft at 5:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.12 ft at 5:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.13 ft at 6:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.13 ft at 6:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.14 ft at 6:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.14 ft at 6:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.15 ft at 7:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.15 ft at 7:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.15 ft at 7:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.16 ft at 7:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.16 ft at 8:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.16 ft at 8:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.17 ft at 8:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.16 ft at 8:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.16 ft at 9:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.17 ft at 9:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.18 ft at 9:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.19 ft at 9:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.19 ft at 10:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.18 ft at 10:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.17 ft at 10:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.19 ft at 10:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.19 ft at 11:00AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.19 ft at 11:15AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.19 ft at 11:30AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.19 ft at 11:45AM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.21 ft at 12:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.22 ft at 12:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.22 ft at 12:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.23 ft at 12:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.24 ft at 1:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.24 ft at 1:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.23 ft at 1:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.24 ft at 1:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.24 ft at 2:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.23 ft at 2:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.24 ft at 2:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.24 ft at 2:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.25 ft at 3:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.25 ft at 3:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.25 ft at 3:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.26 ft at 3:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.26 ft at 4:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.26 ft at 4:15PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.26 ft at 4:30PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.26 ft at 4:45PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.27 ft at 5:00PM Mar 24, 2019Observed: 13.28 ft at 5:15PM Mar 24, 2019Highest Observation: 13.29 ft at 5:30PM Mar 24, 2019Highest Observation: 13.29 ft at 5:45PM Mar 24, 2019Highest Observation: 13.29 ft at 6:00PM Mar 24, 2019Highest Observation: 13.29 ft at 6:15PM Mar 24, 2019Forecast: 13.4 ft 1:00AM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 13.5 ft 7:00AM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 13.6 ft 1:00PM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 13.8 ft 7:00PM Mar 25, 2019Forecast: 13.9 ft 1:00AM Mar 26, 2019Forecast: 14 ft 7:00AM Mar 26, 2019Forecast: 14 ft 1:00PM Mar 26, 2019Highest Forecast: 14.1 ft 7:00PM Mar 26, 2019Highest Forecast: 14.1 ft 1:00AM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 14 ft 7:00AM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 14 ft 1:00PM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 13.9 ft 7:00PM Mar 27, 2019Forecast: 13.8 ft 1:00AM Mar 28, 2019Forecast: 13.6 ft 7:00AM Mar 28, 2019Forecast: 13.4 ft 1:00PM Mar 28, 2019Forecast: 13.2 ft 7:00PM Mar 28, 2019Forecast: 12.9 ft 1:00AM Mar 29, 2019Forecast: 12.7 ft 7:00AM Mar 29, 2019Forecast: 12.4 ft 1:00PM Mar 29, 2019Forecast: 12.2 ft 7:00PM Mar 29, 2019Forecast: 12 ft 1:00AM Mar 30, 2019Forecast: 11.8 ft 7:00AM Mar 30, 2019Forecast: 11.6 ft 1:00PM Mar 30, 2019Forecast: 11.5 ft 7:00PM Mar 30, 2019Forecast: 11.3 ft 1:00AM Mar 31, 2019Forecast: 11.1 ft 7:00AM Mar 31, 2019USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesEMTI4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (7:03PM Mar 24, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 5:38PM Mar 24)Latest observed value: 13.29 ft at 6:15 PM CDT 24-Mar-2019. Flood Stage is 11 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 West Fork Des Moines River at Emmetsburg 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: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 17.77 ft on 05/23/1999
(2) 14.75 ft on 04/12/1969 (P)
(3) 13.80 ft on 06/30/1993
(4) 13.60 ft on 07/11/1993
(5) 13.25 ft on 06/25/1993
(6) 12.80 ft on 07/01/1969
(7) 12.73 ft on 05/12/1993
(8) 12.60 ft on 06/24/1984
(9) 12.57 ft on 04/09/2006 (P)
(10) 12.52 ft on 04/15/1984
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.57 ft on 05/22/2017
(2) 9.77 ft on 05/02/2016
(3) 4.47 ft on 08/20/2015
(4) 12.33 ft on 06/20/2014
(5) 7.68 ft on 06/24/2013
(6) 7.40 ft on 06/05/2012 (P)
(7) 5.58 ft on 05/08/2012 (P)
(8) 4.61 ft on 02/29/2012 (P)
(9) 6.76 ft on 02/18/2011 (P)
(10) 4.42 ft on 09/28/2010 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) -0.70 ft on 09/16/2009
(2) 0.06 ft on 10/30/1989

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14.5 US 18 is closed.
14 Sandbagging operations occur for businesses along US 18 on the west side of town in and near the flood plain.
13.5 US 18 west of Emmetsburg is threatened. Sandbagging operations may occur for the sewer plant and wells. Northern Natural Gas distribution plant is also threatened.
13 Closure of Iowa 4 is likely. Some of the airport runways are threatened. Water flows into Boggess gravel pits.
12.5 Osgood Road floods.
12 Water reaches sections of Iowa 4 south of Emmetsburg. The road to the rendering plant is closed.
11.5 Southern portions of the airport field are affected including approaches to the primary runway. Grass airstrips are affected near hangars along the east side of the airfield.
11 Iowa 4 is threatened in areas near the river overpass. The road to the rendering plant is threatened and the road to the sanitary landfill area is closed.
10 Water affects the flood plain. The access road to the sanitary landfill area is threatened.
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Latitude: 43.126075° N, Longitude: 94.706092° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 1196.00 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  

Current/Historical Observations:

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Des Moines Weather Forecast Office
9607 NW Beaver Dr.
Des Moines, IA 50131
(515) 270-2614
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