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Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Urbandale 142nd St Stage (ft)Observed: 1.9 ft at 3:44AM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.96 ft at 4:24AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.01 ft at 4:38AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:51AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.13 ft at 5:12AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.18 ft at 5:37AM May 18, 2022Highest Observation: 2.24 ft at 5:54AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.18 ft at 7:30AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.13 ft at 8:12AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.1 ft at 8:38AM May 18, 2022Observed: 2.05 ft at 9:40AM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.93 ft at 8:36PM May 18, 2022Observed: 1.88 ft at 12:56AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.87 ft at 8:34AM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:32PM May 19, 2022Observed: 1.86 ft at 8:30AM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.85 ft at 8:28PM May 20, 2022Observed: 1.76 ft at 8:24PM May 21, 2022City of Des Moines, IAUBWI4(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (9:18PM May 21, 2022)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.76 ft at 8:24 PM CDT 21-May-2022.
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Urbandale 142nd St. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Latitude: 41.626293° N, Longitude: 93.813390° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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