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Raccoon River at Van Meter, IA
Stream Name: Raccoon River
Gage Zero: 841.16 Ft. NGVD29
Flood Stage:17 Ft.
Record High Stage:26.34 Ft.
Longitude: -93.94972222
Latitude: 41.53388889
River Mile: 29.1 miles above the mouth of the Raccoon River
Record High Stage Date: 07/10/1993

Drainage Area : 3441.00 Mi2
Location of Gage :

Located in Dallas County, IA. on the right bank 10 ft downstream of the bridge on County Highway R16, 0.3 miles northeast of Van Meter, 1.1 miles downstream of the confluence of North and South Racoon Rivers, 0.7 miles upstream from a small left bank tributary and 230.5 miles upstream from mouth of Des Moines River.

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 Des Moines, Iowa.

Latest Data
04/18/2024 01:00 Central
Latest Stage3.79 Ft.
24 Hr. Change+0.08 Ft.
Last Year's Stage2.92 Ft.
Latest Flow1,144 CFS
24 Hr. Precip Total0.00 In.   View Pricip Table
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