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Iowa River at Columbus Jct Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 16.07 ft at 4:11AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.07 ft at 4:26AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.07 ft at 4:41AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.07 ft at 4:56AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.06 ft at 5:11AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.07 ft at 5:26AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.06 ft at 5:41AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 5:56AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.06 ft at 6:11AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 6:26AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 6:41AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 6:56AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.06 ft at 7:11AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 7:26AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 7:41AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 7:56AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.03 ft at 8:11AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 8:26AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 8:41AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 8:56AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 9:11AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 9:26AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.07 ft at 9:41AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.07 ft at 9:56AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.06 ft at 10:11AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.06 ft at 10:26AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.06 ft at 10:41AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.06 ft at 10:56AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.06 ft at 11:11AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 11:26AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 11:41AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 11:56AM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 12:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 12:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 12:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 12:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 1:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 1:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 1:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.03 ft at 1:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.03 ft at 2:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.03 ft at 2:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.03 ft at 2:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.02 ft at 2:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.03 ft at 3:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.02 ft at 3:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.02 ft at 3:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.02 ft at 3:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.02 ft at 4:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.02 ft at 4:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.01 ft at 4:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.02 ft at 4:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16 ft at 5:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.01 ft at 5:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.01 ft at 5:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16 ft at 5:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.01 ft at 6:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16 ft at 6:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16 ft at 6:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16 ft at 6:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 15.99 ft at 7:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 15.99 ft at 7:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16 ft at 7:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16 ft at 7:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.02 ft at 8:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.02 ft at 8:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 8:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.04 ft at 8:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.05 ft at 9:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.08 ft at 9:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.08 ft at 9:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.09 ft at 9:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.09 ft at 10:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.11 ft at 10:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.13 ft at 10:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.15 ft at 10:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.16 ft at 11:11PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.18 ft at 11:26PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.19 ft at 11:41PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.2 ft at 11:56PM Jun 15, 2019Observed: 16.22 ft at 12:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.24 ft at 12:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.24 ft at 12:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.26 ft at 12:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.27 ft at 1:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.29 ft at 1:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.3 ft at 1:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.32 ft at 1:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.32 ft at 2:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.34 ft at 2:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.34 ft at 2:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.35 ft at 2:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.35 ft at 3:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.37 ft at 3:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.36 ft at 3:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.37 ft at 3:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.37 ft at 4:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.36 ft at 4:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.37 ft at 4:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.38 ft at 4:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.38 ft at 5:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.37 ft at 5:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.38 ft at 5:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.38 ft at 5:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.38 ft at 6:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.38 ft at 6:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.39 ft at 6:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.39 ft at 6:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.39 ft at 7:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.39 ft at 7:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.39 ft at 7:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.39 ft at 7:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.39 ft at 8:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.41 ft at 8:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.4 ft at 8:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.4 ft at 8:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.4 ft at 9:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.4 ft at 9:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.4 ft at 9:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.41 ft at 9:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.41 ft at 10:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.41 ft at 10:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.42 ft at 10:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.42 ft at 10:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.42 ft at 11:11AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.43 ft at 11:26AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.43 ft at 11:41AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.43 ft at 11:56AM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.44 ft at 12:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.43 ft at 12:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.44 ft at 12:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.44 ft at 12:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.44 ft at 1:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.45 ft at 1:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.46 ft at 1:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.46 ft at 1:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.46 ft at 2:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.46 ft at 2:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.46 ft at 2:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.47 ft at 2:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.47 ft at 3:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.47 ft at 3:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.48 ft at 3:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.48 ft at 3:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.48 ft at 4:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.48 ft at 4:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.48 ft at 4:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.49 ft at 4:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.49 ft at 5:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.49 ft at 5:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.49 ft at 5:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.49 ft at 5:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.49 ft at 6:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.49 ft at 6:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.5 ft at 6:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.5 ft at 6:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.5 ft at 7:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.51 ft at 7:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.51 ft at 7:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.51 ft at 7:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.51 ft at 8:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.52 ft at 8:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.52 ft at 8:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.52 ft at 8:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.52 ft at 9:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.53 ft at 9:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.53 ft at 9:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.53 ft at 9:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.53 ft at 10:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.53 ft at 10:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.53 ft at 10:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.53 ft at 10:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.52 ft at 11:11PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.53 ft at 11:26PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.54 ft at 11:41PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.54 ft at 11:56PM Jun 16, 2019Observed: 16.54 ft at 12:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.54 ft at 12:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.55 ft at 12:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.55 ft at 12:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.55 ft at 1:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.56 ft at 1:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.55 ft at 1:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.56 ft at 1:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.56 ft at 2:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.56 ft at 2:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.56 ft at 2:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.56 ft at 2:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.57 ft at 3:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.57 ft at 3:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.57 ft at 3:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.57 ft at 3:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.57 ft at 4:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.58 ft at 4:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.58 ft at 4:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.58 ft at 4:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.58 ft at 5:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 5:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 5:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 5:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.58 ft at 6:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 6:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 6:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 6:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 7:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 7:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.6 ft at 7:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.6 ft at 7:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.6 ft at 8:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 8:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 8:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 8:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 9:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 9:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 9:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 9:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 10:11AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 10:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 10:41AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 10:56AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 11:11AM Jun 17, 2019Highest Observation: 16.63 ft at 11:26AM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 11:41AM Jun 17, 2019Highest Observation: 16.63 ft at 11:56AM Jun 17, 2019Highest Observation: 16.63 ft at 12:11PM Jun 17, 2019Highest Observation: 16.63 ft at 12:26PM Jun 17, 2019Highest Observation: 16.63 ft at 12:41PM Jun 17, 2019Highest Observation: 16.63 ft at 12:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 1:11PM Jun 17, 2019Highest Observation: 16.63 ft at 1:26PM Jun 17, 2019Highest Observation: 16.63 ft at 1:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 1:56PM Jun 17, 2019Highest Observation: 16.63 ft at 2:11PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 2:26PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 2:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 2:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 3:11PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 3:26PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 3:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 3:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 4:11PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.62 ft at 4:26PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 4:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 4:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 5:11PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 5:26PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.61 ft at 5:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.6 ft at 5:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.6 ft at 6:11PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 6:26PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.6 ft at 6:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 6:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 7:11PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.59 ft at 7:26PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.58 ft at 7:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.57 ft at 7:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.57 ft at 8:11PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.57 ft at 8:26PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.57 ft at 8:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.57 ft at 8:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.55 ft at 9:11PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.55 ft at 9:26PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.55 ft at 9:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.55 ft at 9:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.54 ft at 10:11PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.54 ft at 10:26PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.53 ft at 10:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.53 ft at 10:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.51 ft at 11:11PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.51 ft at 11:26PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.5 ft at 11:41PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.5 ft at 11:56PM Jun 17, 2019Observed: 16.49 ft at 12:11AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.48 ft at 12:26AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.48 ft at 12:41AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.47 ft at 12:56AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.47 ft at 1:11AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.47 ft at 1:26AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.46 ft at 1:41AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.46 ft at 1:56AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.45 ft at 2:11AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.44 ft at 2:26AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.43 ft at 2:41AM Jun 18, 2019Observed: 16.43 ft at 2:56AM Jun 18, 2019U.S. Army Corps of EngineersCJTI4(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (4:02AM Jun 18, 2019)ObservedLatest observed value: 16.43 ft at 2:56 AM CDT 18-Jun-2019. Flood Stage is 23 ft
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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 for the Iowa River at Columbus Jct are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 25
Flood Stage: 23
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 32.30 ft on 06/15/2008
(2) 28.30 ft on 07/07/1993
(3) 27.67 ft on 07/03/2014
(4) 25.82 ft on 04/19/2013
(5) 25.29 ft on 09/30/2016
(6) 24.80 ft on 10/01/2016
(7) 24.32 ft on 10/09/2018
(8) 24.28 ft on 05/30/2004
(9) 24.21 ft on 03/21/2019 (P)
(10) 23.91 ft on 09/08/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.21 ft on 03/21/2019 (P)
(2) 24.32 ft on 10/09/2018
(3) 23.91 ft on 09/08/2018
(4) 24.80 ft on 10/01/2016
(5) 25.29 ft on 09/30/2016
(6) 19.08 ft on 06/17/2015
(7) 27.67 ft on 07/03/2014
(8) 25.82 ft on 04/19/2013
(9) 19.38 ft on 02/19/2011
(10) 32.30 ft on 06/15/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

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36 Water goes over the Iowa State Highway 92 bridge roadway.
31.8 Water reaches the lowest portion of the midspan of the Iowa State Highway 92 bridge.
31.3 Water reaches the lowest portion of the west abutment of the Iowa State Highway 92 bridge.
31 Water is over the west approach to the Iowa State Highway 92 bridge. Water also reaches the lowest portion of the east abutment of the Iowa State Highway 92 bridge.
27.2 Water goes over Iowa State Highway 92.
26.8 Water begins rising onto Iowa State Highway 92.
26.5 Major Flood Stage. Water goes over U.S. Highway 61 downstream of Columbus Junction.
25.1 Water reaches the old railroad bridge on the south side of the Fairgrounds.
25 Moderate Flood Stage. Intersection of Highway G36 and 165th St is underwater and closed.
23 Flood Stage. Water affects residential property along the river south of the Iowa Highway 92 Bridge. Locust St is closed at the bridge over Monkey Run.
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Latitude: 41.278333° N, Longitude: 91.345833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 23 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 558.29 ft 577.29 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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