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Des Moines River at Fort Dodge, IA
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Stream Name: Des Moines
Gage Zero: 969.38 Ft. NGVD29
Flood Stage:10.5 Ft.
Record High Stage:19.62 Ft.
Longitude: -94.20333300
Latitude: 42.50833300
River Mile: 314.6 miles above the mouth of the Des Moines River
Record High Stage Date: 06/23/1947

Drainage Area : 4190.00 Mi2
Location of Gage :

Located in Webster County, IA. on the right bank 1,300 ft upstream from Soldier Creek, 750 ft downstream of the Illinois Central Railroad bridge in Fort Dodge and 1,100 ft downstream from Lizard Creek.  

This gage is cooperatively operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers (Rock Island District), the US Geological Survey (Iowa District) and the city of Fort Dodge, IA.

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.

Latest Data
07/14/2024 12:00 Central
Latest Stage8.68 Ft.
24 Hr. Change-0.52 Ft.
Tomorrow's Forecast
(Issued 07/14/2024 15:27)
8.30 Ft.   Plot Tomorrow's Forecast
Last Year's Stage4.31 Ft.
Latest Flow9,307 CFS
24 Hr. Precip Total0.00 In.   View Pricip Table
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