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Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
West Fork Des Moines River at Emmetsburg Stage (ft)Flow (cfs)Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:45AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:15AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:45AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.96 ft at 8:15AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.88 ft at 8:45AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.91 ft at 9:15AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.93 ft at 9:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.89 ft at 9:45AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:15AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:45AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.86 ft at 11:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:15AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.88 ft at 11:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.86 ft at 11:45AM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.89 ft at 12:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.87 ft at 12:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.85 ft at 12:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.85 ft at 12:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.85 ft at 1:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.84 ft at 1:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.85 ft at 2:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.84 ft at 3:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.85 ft at 3:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.83 ft at 3:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.85 ft at 3:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.83 ft at 4:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.84 ft at 4:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.83 ft at 4:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.82 ft at 5:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.83 ft at 5:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.82 ft at 5:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.8 ft at 6:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.82 ft at 6:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.83 ft at 6:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.8 ft at 6:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.79 ft at 7:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.77 ft at 8:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.78 ft at 8:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.77 ft at 8:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.79 ft at 8:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.8 ft at 9:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.8 ft at 9:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.79 ft at 9:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.78 ft at 10:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.8 ft at 10:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.76 ft at 10:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.79 ft at 11:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.77 ft at 11:15PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:30PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.76 ft at 11:45PM May 20, 2024Observed: 5.79 ft at 12:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.76 ft at 12:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.76 ft at 1:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.73 ft at 1:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.74 ft at 2:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.72 ft at 2:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.73 ft at 2:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.73 ft at 3:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.73 ft at 3:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.72 ft at 3:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.73 ft at 3:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.73 ft at 4:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.74 ft at 4:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.72 ft at 5:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.71 ft at 5:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.75 ft at 5:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.72 ft at 5:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.72 ft at 6:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.73 ft at 6:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.8 ft at 10:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.78 ft at 10:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.79 ft at 10:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.8 ft at 11:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:15AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.81 ft at 11:30AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.79 ft at 11:45AM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.84 ft at 12:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.81 ft at 12:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.82 ft at 12:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.85 ft at 12:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.82 ft at 1:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.87 ft at 1:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.86 ft at 1:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.84 ft at 1:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.85 ft at 2:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.85 ft at 2:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.86 ft at 2:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.9 ft at 3:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.93 ft at 3:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.92 ft at 4:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.94 ft at 4:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.92 ft at 4:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.95 ft at 5:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.96 ft at 5:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.98 ft at 5:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.97 ft at 5:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.99 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.01 ft at 6:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.03 ft at 6:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.06 ft at 6:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.02 ft at 7:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.03 ft at 7:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.07 ft at 7:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.05 ft at 7:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.08 ft at 8:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.08 ft at 8:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.09 ft at 8:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.11 ft at 8:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.17 ft at 9:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.13 ft at 9:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.14 ft at 9:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.16 ft at 9:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.19 ft at 10:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.21 ft at 10:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.22 ft at 10:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.26 ft at 10:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.28 ft at 11:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.29 ft at 11:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.33 ft at 11:30PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.35 ft at 11:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.39 ft at 12:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.38 ft at 12:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.4 ft at 12:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.44 ft at 12:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.44 ft at 1:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.53 ft at 1:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.54 ft at 1:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.55 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.61 ft at 2:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.6 ft at 2:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.66 ft at 2:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.67 ft at 3:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.71 ft at 3:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.75 ft at 3:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.81 ft at 4:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.83 ft at 4:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.86 ft at 4:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.88 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.91 ft at 5:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.94 ft at 5:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6.97 ft at 5:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.01 ft at 6:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.04 ft at 6:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.06 ft at 6:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.07 ft at 6:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.1 ft at 7:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.14 ft at 7:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.15 ft at 7:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.17 ft at 7:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.19 ft at 8:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.23 ft at 8:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.25 ft at 8:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.27 ft at 8:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.27 ft at 9:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.28 ft at 9:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.32 ft at 9:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.35 ft at 9:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.34 ft at 10:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.37 ft at 10:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.37 ft at 10:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.4 ft at 10:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.41 ft at 11:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.42 ft at 11:15AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.46 ft at 11:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.47 ft at 11:45AM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.49 ft at 12:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.51 ft at 12:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.51 ft at 12:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.53 ft at 12:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.54 ft at 1:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.55 ft at 1:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.58 ft at 1:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.59 ft at 1:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.59 ft at 2:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.65 ft at 2:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.64 ft at 2:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.65 ft at 2:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.63 ft at 3:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.67 ft at 3:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.66 ft at 3:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.68 ft at 3:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.69 ft at 4:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.69 ft at 4:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.71 ft at 4:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.74 ft at 4:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.72 ft at 5:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.75 ft at 5:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.74 ft at 5:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.76 ft at 5:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.76 ft at 6:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.77 ft at 6:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.8 ft at 6:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.8 ft at 7:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.8 ft at 7:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.84 ft at 7:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.82 ft at 7:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.88 ft at 8:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.89 ft at 8:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.87 ft at 8:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.86 ft at 9:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.87 ft at 9:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.88 ft at 9:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.88 ft at 9:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.89 ft at 10:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.91 ft at 10:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.89 ft at 10:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.93 ft at 10:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 11:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 11:15PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.91 ft at 11:30PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.93 ft at 11:45PM May 22, 2024Observed: 7.94 ft at 12:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.94 ft at 12:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.95 ft at 12:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 12:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.97 ft at 1:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.96 ft at 1:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 1:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.99 ft at 2:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.06 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.02 ft at 3:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 3:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.99 ft at 3:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 4:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 4:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 4:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.04 ft at 4:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.01 ft at 5:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.01 ft at 5:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 5:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.07 ft at 5:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.04 ft at 6:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.05 ft at 6:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.02 ft at 6:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 6:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.01 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 7:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 7:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.97 ft at 8:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.02 ft at 8:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8.01 ft at 9:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 9:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 9:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 10:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 10:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.99 ft at 10:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 11:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 11:15AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 11:30AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.97 ft at 11:45AM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.97 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.96 ft at 12:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.99 ft at 12:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 12:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 1:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.99 ft at 1:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.95 ft at 1:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 2:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.96 ft at 2:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 2:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 3:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.95 ft at 3:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.94 ft at 3:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.96 ft at 4:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.97 ft at 4:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.95 ft at 4:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 5:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.94 ft at 5:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.93 ft at 5:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.93 ft at 5:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.93 ft at 6:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 6:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 6:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 6:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 7:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 7:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.93 ft at 7:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 7:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 8:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 8:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.89 ft at 8:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 8:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.91 ft at 9:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 9:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 9:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.91 ft at 9:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.89 ft at 10:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 10:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.88 ft at 10:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.94 ft at 10:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.93 ft at 11:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 11:15PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 11:30PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 11:45PM May 23, 2024Observed: 7.88 ft at 12:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.89 ft at 12:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 12:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 12:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 1:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 1:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.88 ft at 1:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.89 ft at 1:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.91 ft at 2:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 2:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 2:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.88 ft at 2:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 3:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 3:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 3:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 3:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.92 ft at 4:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.9 ft at 4:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.89 ft at 4:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.93 ft at 4:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.94 ft at 5:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.94 ft at 5:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.91 ft at 5:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.95 ft at 5:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.95 ft at 6:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.96 ft at 6:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.97 ft at 7:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.98 ft at 7:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 7.99 ft at 8:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8 ft at 8:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.01 ft at 8:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.05 ft at 8:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.02 ft at 9:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.05 ft at 9:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.06 ft at 9:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.05 ft at 9:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.09 ft at 10:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.12 ft at 10:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.1 ft at 10:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.14 ft at 10:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.17 ft at 11:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.16 ft at 11:15AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.17 ft at 11:30AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.2 ft at 11:45AM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.19 ft at 12:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.22 ft at 12:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.22 ft at 12:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.23 ft at 12:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.24 ft at 1:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.27 ft at 1:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.27 ft at 1:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.26 ft at 1:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.3 ft at 2:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.3 ft at 2:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.3 ft at 2:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.31 ft at 2:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.32 ft at 3:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.33 ft at 3:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.33 ft at 3:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.35 ft at 3:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.33 ft at 4:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.37 ft at 4:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.36 ft at 4:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.35 ft at 4:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.37 ft at 5:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.4 ft at 5:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.37 ft at 5:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.4 ft at 5:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.39 ft at 6:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.42 ft at 6:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.42 ft at 6:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.39 ft at 6:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.4 ft at 7:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.41 ft at 7:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.46 ft at 7:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.45 ft at 7:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.43 ft at 8:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.45 ft at 8:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.45 ft at 8:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.44 ft at 8:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.45 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.45 ft at 9:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.46 ft at 9:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.47 ft at 9:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.47 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.47 ft at 10:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.46 ft at 10:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.49 ft at 10:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.49 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.49 ft at 11:15PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.49 ft at 11:30PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.48 ft at 11:45PM May 24, 2024Observed: 8.5 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.52 ft at 12:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.51 ft at 12:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.55 ft at 12:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.57 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.54 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.53 ft at 2:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.53 ft at 2:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.54 ft at 2:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.56 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.52 ft at 3:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.57 ft at 3:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.56 ft at 3:45AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.58 ft at 4:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.57 ft at 4:15AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.58 ft at 4:30AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.58 ft at 4:45AM May 25, 2024Highest Observation: 8.59 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 8.58 ft at 5:15AM May 25, 2024Forecast: 8.8 ft 7:00AM May 25, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 1:00PM May 25, 2024Forecast: 9.1 ft 7:00PM May 25, 2024Forecast: 9.2 ft 1:00AM May 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 9.3 ft 7:00AM May 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 9.3 ft 1:00PM May 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 9.3 ft 7:00PM May 26, 2024Highest Forecast: 9.3 ft 1:00AM May 27, 2024Forecast: 9.2 ft 7:00AM May 27, 2024Forecast: 9.2 ft 1:00PM May 27, 2024Forecast: 9.1 ft 7:00PM May 27, 2024Forecast: 9.1 ft 1:00AM May 28, 2024Forecast: 9.1 ft 7:00AM May 28, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 1:00PM May 28, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 7:00PM May 28, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 1:00AM May 29, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 7:00AM May 29, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 1:00PM May 29, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 7:00PM May 29, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 1:00AM May 30, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 7:00AM May 30, 2024Forecast: 9 ft 1:00PM May 30, 2024Forecast: 8.9 ft 7:00PM May 30, 2024Forecast: 8.9 ft 1:00AM May 31, 2024Forecast: 8.8 ft 7:00AM May 31, 2024USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesEMTI4(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (6:18AM May 25, 2024)ObservedForecast (issued 1:51PM May 24)Latest observed value: 8.58 ft at 5:15 AM CDT 25-May-2024. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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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) 13.44 ft on 03/25/2019
(2) 13.26 ft on 07/10/2018
(3) 12.33 ft on 06/20/2014
(4) 9.77 ft on 05/02/2016
(5) 9.03 ft on 03/11/2020
(6) 8.57 ft on 05/22/2017
(7) 8.17 ft on 04/22/2023
(8) 7.68 ft on 06/24/2013
(9) 7.40 ft on 06/05/2012
(10) 6.51 ft on 06/16/2022
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.17 ft on 04/22/2023
(2) 6.51 ft on 06/16/2022
(3) 2.70 ft on 03/29/2021
(4) 9.03 ft on 03/11/2020
(5) 13.44 ft on 03/25/2019
(6) 13.26 ft on 07/10/2018
(7) 8.57 ft on 05/22/2017
(8) 9.77 ft on 05/02/2016
(9) 4.47 ft on 08/20/2015
(10) 12.33 ft on 06/20/2014
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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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 Water threatens US 18 west of Emmetsburg as well as the Northern Natural Gas distribution plant. Sandbagging operations may occur for the sewer plant and wells.
13 Closure of Iowa 4 is likely. Water threatens some of the airport runways. Water flows into Boggess gravel pits.
12.5 Water affects Osgood Rd.
12 Water reaches sections of Iowa 4 south of Emmetsburg. The road to the rendering plant is closed.
11.5 Water affects southern portions of the airport field including approaches to the primary runway. Water also affects grass airstrips near hangars along the east side of the airfield.
11 Water threatens Iowa 4 in areas near the river overpass as well as the road to the rendering plant. The road to the sanitary landfill area is closed.
10 Water affects the flood plain and threatens the access road to the sanitary landfill area.
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Latitude: 43.126472° N, Longitude: 94.707222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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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 1196.29 ft Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available 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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