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Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Urbandale 142nd St Stage (ft)Observed: 1.83 ft at 8:48PM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 1.72 ft at 1:04AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.68 ft at 3:05AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.62 ft at 5:47AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 9:34AM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.52 ft at 3:02PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.46 ft at 8:56PM Aug 19, 2019Observed: 1.44 ft at 2:59AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.57 ft at 5:03AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.78 ft at 5:09AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.83 ft at 5:11AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 1.89 ft at 5:23AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.16 ft at 5:29AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.43 ft at 5:33AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.66 ft at 5:39AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 5:43AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.92 ft at 5:48AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.08 ft at 5:52AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.47 ft at 5:59AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.85 ft at 6:04AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.23 ft at 6:09AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.6 ft at 6:14AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.96 ft at 6:19AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.27 ft at 6:24AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.5 ft at 6:28AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.78 ft at 6:34AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.99 ft at 6:39AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.13 ft at 6:43AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.26 ft at 6:48AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.34 ft at 6:51AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.39 ft at 6:55AM Aug 20, 2019Highest Observation: 6.46 ft at 7:01AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.4 ft at 7:28AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.35 ft at 7:37AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.27 ft at 7:45AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.19 ft at 7:53AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.13 ft at 7:59AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.08 ft at 8:04AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 6.02 ft at 8:09AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 8:14AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 8:19AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.85 ft at 8:24AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 8:30AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:38AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.69 ft at 8:48AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.63 ft at 9:00AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.57 ft at 9:17AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.52 ft at 9:31AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.46 ft at 9:40AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.41 ft at 9:49AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:56AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.28 ft at 10:05AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.23 ft at 10:12AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.17 ft at 10:20AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.1 ft at 10:29AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 5.05 ft at 10:35AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.99 ft at 10:43AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.94 ft at 10:48AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.88 ft at 10:55AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.82 ft at 11:01AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.77 ft at 11:07AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:14AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.65 ft at 11:20AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.59 ft at 11:26AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.53 ft at 11:31AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.48 ft at 11:38AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.42 ft at 11:43AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.37 ft at 11:51AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.31 ft at 11:57AM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.25 ft at 12:04PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.2 ft at 12:11PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.14 ft at 12:19PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.09 ft at 12:28PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 4.03 ft at 12:38PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.97 ft at 12:49PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.92 ft at 1:09PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.86 ft at 1:26PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.81 ft at 1:53PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.75 ft at 2:13PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.69 ft at 2:34PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.64 ft at 2:51PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.63 ft at 2:56PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.57 ft at 3:13PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.51 ft at 3:27PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.46 ft at 3:42PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:56PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.35 ft at 4:11PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.29 ft at 4:26PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.23 ft at 4:44PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.18 ft at 5:02PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.12 ft at 5:22PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.07 ft at 5:49PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 3.01 ft at 6:17PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.95 ft at 6:51PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.9 ft at 7:22PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.84 ft at 8:02PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.79 ft at 8:38PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.73 ft at 9:25PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.56 ft at 11:45PM Aug 20, 2019Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:43AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:49AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 2.41 ft at 2:53AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 2.35 ft at 3:59AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:18AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:31AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 2.18 ft at 8:12AM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 2.14 ft at 2:49PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 2.08 ft at 5:00PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 2.02 ft at 8:01PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 1.97 ft at 11:47PM Aug 21, 2019Observed: 1.93 ft at 2:46AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 1.88 ft at 7:26AM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 1.87 ft at 2:43PM Aug 22, 2019Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:25PM Aug 22, 2019City of Des Moines, IAUBWI4(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (8:02PM Aug 22, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.81 ft at 7:25 PM CDT 22-Aug-2019.
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 24 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

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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