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Des Moines River near Tracy, IA
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Stream Name: Des Moines
Gage Zero: 670.91 Ft. NGVD29
Flood Stage:14 Ft.
Record High Stage:26.50 Ft.
Longitude: -92.85944000
Latitude: 41.28139000
River Mile: 130.4 miles above the mouth of the Des Moines River
Record High Stage Date: 06/14/1947

Drainage Area : 12479.00 Mi2
Location of Gage :

Located in Mahaska County, IA. on the right bank 250 ft upstream from the abandoned Bellefountaine Bridge, 3.1 miles upstream from Ceder Creek, 3.8 miles downstream from the new bridge for State Highway 92, 0.8 miles east of Tracy and 6.4 miles downstream of English 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 Army Corps of Engineers (Rock Island District) and the US Geological Survey (Iowa District).

Latest Data
03/31/2023 17:00 Central
Latest Stage4.56 Ft.
24 Hr. Change+0.01 Ft.
Last Year's Stage3.82 Ft.
Latest Flow6,425 CFS
24 Hr. Precip Total0.11 In.   View Pricip Table
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