Skip Navigation Link  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Bookmark and Share Navigation Bar End Cap


Visit for access to new EXPERIMENTAL products and services from the National Water Center: National Hydrologic Discussion, Area Hydrologic Discussion, Flood Hazard Outlook and the National Water Center Visualization Services, a suite of geospatial services depicting River Forecast Center and National Water Model information.

View the Enhanced Operating Capability Products and Services StoryMap here

Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
North Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Urbandale 92nd Dr Stage (ft)Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:24PM Jan 24, 2023Observed: 3.3 ft at 12:12AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.25 ft at 2:39AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.24 ft at 3:22AM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.18 ft at 12:55PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.21 ft at 3:20PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.27 ft at 4:39PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.33 ft at 5:23PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.38 ft at 6:12PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 7:01PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.5 ft at 8:38PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.55 ft at 9:46PM Jan 25, 2023Observed: 3.61 ft at 1:03AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.66 ft at 1:57AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.72 ft at 2:53AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.73 ft at 3:18AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.79 ft at 4:48AM Jan 26, 2023Highest Observation: 3.85 ft at 7:11AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.79 ft at 10:02AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.73 ft at 10:15AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.68 ft at 10:21AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.62 ft at 10:27AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.56 ft at 10:34AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:45AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.45 ft at 11:15AM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.39 ft at 12:53PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.37 ft at 3:16PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.43 ft at 4:08PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:18PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.31 ft at 11:18PM Jan 26, 2023Observed: 3.26 ft at 12:09AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.2 ft at 12:36AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.14 ft at 1:03AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.09 ft at 1:39AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.03 ft at 2:21AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 2.99 ft at 3:14AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 2.93 ft at 4:02AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 2.99 ft at 9:28AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.04 ft at 10:35AM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.1 ft at 12:31PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:41PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.18 ft at 3:12PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.24 ft at 5:33PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.29 ft at 7:01PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.35 ft at 7:44PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.4 ft at 8:19PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.46 ft at 8:50PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.52 ft at 9:59PM Jan 27, 2023Observed: 3.55 ft at 3:10AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 3.5 ft at 11:47AM Jan 28, 2023Observed: 3.44 ft at 1:07PM Jan 28, 2023City of Des Moines, IAUBNI4(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (1:48PM Jan 28, 2023)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.44 ft at 1:07 PM CST 28-Jan-2023.
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (CST)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: Not Available
NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the North Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Urbandale 92nd Dr. Only observed stages are available for this point.

More information on datums is available at

Return to Area Map
Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - above IFC--Urbandale Hickman Rd
Flood Categories (in feet)
Not Available

Historic Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to

Zoom Level:14
KML Image
Gauge LocationGauge Map Marker
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
About This Location Collapse

Latitude: 41.631828° N, Longitude: 93.744863° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(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 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  
Resources Collapse
Hydrologic Resources Additional Resources
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Des Moines Weather Forecast Office
9607 NW Beaver Dr.
Des Moines, IA 50131
(515) 270-2614
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 2-Nov-2020 7:29 PM
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities