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Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Urbandale 142nd St Stage (ft)Observed: 1.12 ft at 7:19AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 7:16PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 1.11 ft at 7:13AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.12 ft at 7:10PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 1.11 ft at 7:07AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.17 ft at 4:07PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.37 ft at 4:14PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.55 ft at 4:19PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.62 ft at 4:22PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.57 ft at 4:43PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.51 ft at 4:51PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.45 ft at 4:59PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.4 ft at 5:11PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.45 ft at 5:25PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.52 ft at 5:30PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.63 ft at 5:39PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.69 ft at 5:44PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.74 ft at 5:50PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.8 ft at 5:56PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.86 ft at 6:02PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:11PM Sep 20, 2021Highest Observation: 1.97 ft at 6:27PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.91 ft at 6:54PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.87 ft at 7:04PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.81 ft at 7:17PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.76 ft at 7:31PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.7 ft at 7:44PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.64 ft at 8:01PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.59 ft at 8:23PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.53 ft at 8:54PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.48 ft at 9:55PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.42 ft at 11:16PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 1.36 ft at 1:56AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 1.33 ft at 7:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 1.27 ft at 1:10PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 1.24 ft at 6:58PM Sep 21, 2021City of Des Moines, IAUBWI4(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (9:02PM Sep 21, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 1.24 ft at 6:58 PM CDT 21-Sep-2021.
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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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