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South Skunk River near Ames, IA
Stream Name: South Skunk River
Gage Zero: 893.61 Ft. NGVD29
Flood Stage:12.5 Ft.
Record High Stage:19.04 Ft.
Longitude: -93.61917000
Latitude: 42.06833000
River Mile: 228.1 miles above the mouth of the Skunk River
Record High Stage Date: 08/11/2010

Drainage Area : 315.00 Mi2
Location of Gage :

Located in Story County, IA. on the left bank 2.5 miles north of Ames, 3.5 miles downstream from the Keigley Branch and 5.2 miles upstream of Squaw Creek.

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 Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Latest Data
06/18/2024 11:00 Central
Latest Stage3.91 Ft.
24 Hr. Change-0.22 Ft.
Last Year's Stage4.30 Ft.
Latest Flow263 CFS
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