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South Skunk River below Squaw Creek near Ames, IA
Stream Name: South Skunk River
Gage Zero: 857.10 Ft. NGVD29
Flood Stage:21.5 Ft.
Record High Stage:26.72 Ft.
Longitude: -93.59527330
Latitude: 42.00666660
River Mile: 222.6 miles above the mouth of the Skunk River
Record High Stage Date: 08/11/2010

Drainage Area : 556.00 Mi2
Location of Gage :

Located in Story County, IA. on the right bank 500 ft downstream from the bridge on County Highway, 0.2 miles downstream from Squaw Creek, 200 ft upstream from the bridge on US Highway 30 and 2 miles southeast of Ames.

For official flow data, please visit the USGS website listed in the Additional Links for this station.  The National Weather Service information is also linked in the Additional Links for this station.

 This gage is cooperatively operated by the US Geological Survey (Iowa District) and the city of Ames, Iowa.

Latest Data
09/26/2022 02:00 Central
Latest Stage9.12 Ft.
24 Hr. Change-0.03 Ft.
Last Year's Stage8.78 Ft.
Latest Flow4 CFS
24 Hr. Precip Total0.00 In.   View Pricip Table
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