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Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Urbandale 142nd St Stage (ft)Observed: 1.77 ft at 11:27AM May 24, 2020Observed: 1.82 ft at 10:06PM May 24, 2020Observed: 1.88 ft at 10:29PM May 24, 2020Observed: 1.93 ft at 10:42PM May 24, 2020Observed: 1.99 ft at 10:54PM May 24, 2020Observed: 2.05 ft at 11:05PM May 24, 2020Observed: 2.1 ft at 11:14PM May 24, 2020Observed: 2.16 ft at 11:21PM May 24, 2020Observed: 2.18 ft at 11:25PM May 24, 2020Observed: 2.24 ft at 11:31PM May 24, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 11:38PM May 24, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 11:46PM May 24, 2020Observed: 2.41 ft at 11:56PM May 24, 2020Observed: 2.35 ft at 12:54AM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.29 ft at 1:14AM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.24 ft at 1:41AM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.18 ft at 2:06AM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.13 ft at 4:41AM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.07 ft at 6:11AM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.01 ft at 8:15AM May 25, 2020Observed: 1.98 ft at 11:23AM May 25, 2020Observed: 1.92 ft at 3:28PM May 25, 2020Observed: 1.99 ft at 6:18PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.09 ft at 6:20PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.27 ft at 6:25PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.21 ft at 6:40PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.33 ft at 6:59PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.39 ft at 7:03PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.45 ft at 7:07PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.51 ft at 7:11PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 7:17PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:23PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.67 ft at 7:31PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.73 ft at 7:41PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 7:51PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.84 ft at 8:05PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.79 ft at 8:41PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.73 ft at 8:54PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:08PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:26PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.56 ft at 9:59PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.62 ft at 11:04PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.63 ft at 11:21PM May 25, 2020Observed: 2.69 ft at 12:10AM May 26, 2020Observed: 2.63 ft at 1:25AM May 26, 2020Observed: 2.69 ft at 6:10AM May 26, 2020Observed: 2.74 ft at 6:38AM May 26, 2020Observed: 2.81 ft at 6:42AM May 26, 2020Observed: 2.86 ft at 6:48AM May 26, 2020Observed: 2.92 ft at 7:01AM May 26, 2020Observed: 2.98 ft at 7:08AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.03 ft at 7:14AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.09 ft at 7:19AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.14 ft at 7:25AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.2 ft at 7:30AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.26 ft at 7:37AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.31 ft at 7:45AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.37 ft at 7:55AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 8:09AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.48 ft at 8:33AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 10:18AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.39 ft at 11:18AM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.33 ft at 12:20PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 1:01PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.28 ft at 2:58PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.35 ft at 3:06PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.4 ft at 3:13PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.47 ft at 3:18PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.54 ft at 3:25PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.59 ft at 3:31PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.7 ft at 3:40PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.77 ft at 3:44PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.83 ft at 3:48PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.88 ft at 3:53PM May 26, 2020Observed: 3.94 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4 ft at 4:05PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.05 ft at 4:11PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.11 ft at 4:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.16 ft at 4:21PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.22 ft at 4:27PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.28 ft at 4:32PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.33 ft at 4:38PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.39 ft at 4:44PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.44 ft at 4:49PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.5 ft at 4:55PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.56 ft at 5:04PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.61 ft at 5:12PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.67 ft at 5:23PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.72 ft at 5:32PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.78 ft at 5:39PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.84 ft at 5:46PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.9 ft at 5:52PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.97 ft at 5:59PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.04 ft at 6:05PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:11PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 6:16PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.21 ft at 6:21PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.26 ft at 6:28PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:34PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:41PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 6:50PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 7:02PM May 26, 2020Highest Observation: 5.54 ft at 7:20PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.49 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:15PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.37 ft at 8:27PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.32 ft at 8:39PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.26 ft at 8:52PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.21 ft at 9:04PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.15 ft at 9:13PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.09 ft at 9:24PM May 26, 2020Observed: 5.04 ft at 9:37PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.98 ft at 9:52PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.93 ft at 10:05PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.87 ft at 10:22PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.81 ft at 10:40PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.76 ft at 10:56PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.71 ft at 11:16PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.66 ft at 11:33PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.6 ft at 11:55PM May 26, 2020Observed: 4.54 ft at 12:12AM May 27, 2020Observed: 4.49 ft at 12:35AM May 27, 2020Observed: 4.43 ft at 12:54AM May 27, 2020Observed: 4.38 ft at 1:12AM May 27, 2020Observed: 4.32 ft at 1:33AM May 27, 2020Observed: 4.26 ft at 1:49AM May 27, 2020Observed: 4.21 ft at 2:05AM May 27, 2020Observed: 4.15 ft at 2:29AM May 27, 2020Observed: 4.1 ft at 2:48AM May 27, 2020Observed: 4.04 ft at 3:07AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.98 ft at 3:26AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.93 ft at 3:46AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.87 ft at 4:16AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.82 ft at 4:42AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.76 ft at 5:07AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.7 ft at 5:42AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.65 ft at 6:10AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.59 ft at 6:50AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.54 ft at 7:29AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.42 ft at 9:18AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.37 ft at 10:13AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.32 ft at 11:14AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.27 ft at 11:57AM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.21 ft at 1:16PM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.16 ft at 2:32PM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.1 ft at 3:55PM May 27, 2020Observed: 3.04 ft at 5:12PM May 27, 2020Observed: 2.99 ft at 6:42PM May 27, 2020Observed: 2.88 ft at 10:45PM May 27, 2020Observed: 2.86 ft at 11:12PM May 27, 2020Observed: 2.81 ft at 1:40AM May 28, 2020City of Des Moines, IAUBWI4(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (6:32AM May 28, 2020)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.81 ft at 1:40 AM CDT 28-May-2020.
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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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