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Walnut Creek (Central IA) at Urbandale 142nd St Stage (ft)Observed: 1.69 ft at 7:01PM May 17, 2024Observed: 1.7 ft at 6:58AM May 18, 2024Observed: 1.64 ft at 5:27PM May 18, 2024Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:55PM May 18, 2024Observed: 1.64 ft at 6:52AM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.62 ft at 6:49PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.68 ft at 9:39PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.73 ft at 10:38PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.79 ft at 11:02PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.85 ft at 11:48PM May 19, 2024Observed: 1.9 ft at 12:02AM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.96 ft at 1:58AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.01 ft at 2:38AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.07 ft at 2:55AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.13 ft at 3:15AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.18 ft at 3:29AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.24 ft at 3:45AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.29 ft at 4:02AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.35 ft at 4:27AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.29 ft at 5:32AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:30AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.24 ft at 6:46AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.18 ft at 9:09AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.13 ft at 10:22AM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.07 ft at 4:23PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.04 ft at 6:44PM May 20, 2024Observed: 1.98 ft at 9:52PM May 20, 2024Observed: 2.08 ft at 6:42AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.14 ft at 8:36AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.19 ft at 9:09AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.42 ft at 9:14AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.65 ft at 9:19AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.72 ft at 9:44AM May 21, 2024Observed: 2.79 ft at 9:47AM May 21, 2024Observed: 3 ft at 9:54AM May 21, 2024Observed: 3.14 ft at 9:58AM May 21, 2024Observed: 3.36 ft at 10:04AM May 21, 2024Observed: 3.51 ft at 10:08AM May 21, 2024Observed: 3.66 ft at 10:13AM May 21, 2024Observed: 3.87 ft at 10:19AM May 21, 2024Observed: 3.98 ft at 10:23AM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.17 ft at 10:29AM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.32 ft at 10:34AM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.45 ft at 10:39AM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.52 ft at 10:42AM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.63 ft at 10:48AM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.75 ft at 10:56AM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.86 ft at 11:08AM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.8 ft at 11:49AM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.75 ft at 12:09PM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.8 ft at 12:47PM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.86 ft at 12:57PM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.91 ft at 1:05PM May 21, 2024Observed: 4.97 ft at 1:14PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.03 ft at 1:23PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.08 ft at 1:32PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.14 ft at 1:42PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.19 ft at 1:52PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.25 ft at 2:03PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:12PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:25PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.42 ft at 2:40PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.47 ft at 2:55PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.53 ft at 3:15PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.59 ft at 3:45PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.64 ft at 4:32PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.7 ft at 5:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.75 ft at 5:12PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.81 ft at 5:23PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:31PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.92 ft at 5:40PM May 21, 2024Observed: 5.98 ft at 5:48PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.03 ft at 5:58PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.09 ft at 6:08PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.15 ft at 6:21PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.17 ft at 6:40PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.11 ft at 7:26PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.17 ft at 8:44PM May 21, 2024Highest Observation: 6.22 ft at 9:18PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.17 ft at 10:48PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:47PM May 21, 2024Observed: 6.06 ft at 2:18AM May 22, 2024Observed: 6 ft at 2:49AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.94 ft at 3:09AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:27AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.83 ft at 3:41AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.78 ft at 3:55AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.72 ft at 4:06AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.66 ft at 4:19AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.61 ft at 4:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.55 ft at 4:42AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.5 ft at 4:53AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.44 ft at 5:02AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.38 ft at 5:12AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:19AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.27 ft at 5:29AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:37AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.16 ft at 5:47AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.1 ft at 5:56AM May 22, 2024Observed: 5.05 ft at 6:06AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.99 ft at 6:14AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.94 ft at 6:26AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.87 ft at 6:38AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.76 ft at 6:58AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.7 ft at 7:07AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.65 ft at 7:16AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.59 ft at 7:29AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.53 ft at 7:40AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.48 ft at 7:52AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.42 ft at 8:07AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.37 ft at 8:19AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.31 ft at 8:33AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.25 ft at 8:50AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.2 ft at 9:06AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.14 ft at 9:23AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.09 ft at 9:39AM May 22, 2024Observed: 4.03 ft at 9:58AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.97 ft at 10:18AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.92 ft at 10:41AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.86 ft at 11:03AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.81 ft at 11:30AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.75 ft at 11:55AM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.69 ft at 12:22PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.64 ft at 12:52PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.58 ft at 1:25PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.53 ft at 1:53PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.47 ft at 2:23PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.41 ft at 3:04PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.36 ft at 3:41PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.3 ft at 4:19PM May 22, 2024Observed: 3.25 ft at 5:02PM May 22, 2024City of Des Moines, IAUBWI4(plotting HGIRR) Graph Created (5:48PM May 22, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.25 ft at 5:02 PM CDT 22-May-2024.
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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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