River Forecast Point Monitor by NWS WFO

This page produces a summary listing for National Weather Service Flood Forecast Points when the point is currently in a flood warning state. The IEM processes the flood warning products and attempts to extract the important details regarding flood state, severity, forecasted stage and impact. By clicking on the graph icon near the location identfier, you are taken to an IEM Autoplot which shows forecasted stage and observations.

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Cedar River
  Cedar Falls
CEDI4
Black Hawk, At 7:45 AM Thursday the stage was 86.1 feet, or 1.9 feet below Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 88.0 feet.Forecast...rise to Flood Stage this evening. Continue rising to 94.0 feet, or 6.0 feet above Flood Stage, Saturday evening. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage early Thursday morning.Impact... At 93.8 feet, Water affects Cedar City. Water covers the road at 216 East Lake Street. Water is on the north edge of the road at 2125 Lone Tree Road.
  Waterloo
ALOI4
Black Hawk, At 4:00 AM Thursday the stage was 8.9 feet, or 4.1 feet below Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.Forecast...rise to Flood Stage Friday evening. Continue rising to 15.9 feet, or 2.9 feet above Flood Stage, Sunday morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage late Monday evening.Impact... At 16.0 feet, The Riverview Recreation Area is closed.
Iowa River
  Rowan
ROWI4
Wright, At 4:00 AM Thursday the stage was 9.2 feet, or 3.3 feet below Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 12.5 feet.Forecast...rise to Flood Stage after midnight tonight. Continue rising to 14.7 feet, or 2.2 feet above Flood Stage, Saturday morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Monday evening.Impact... At 14.5 feet, 190th St. just west of Reed Ave impassible. Road covered by over 300 yards of water. Water over much of bridge.
Shell Rock River
  Shell Rock
SHRI4
Black Hawk, Bremer, Butler, At 3:45 AM Thursday the stage was 11.2 feet, or 2.3 feet below Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 13.5 feet.Forecast...rise to Flood Stage late this evening. Continue rising to 14.7 feet, or 1.2 feet above Flood Stage, early Saturday morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage early Monday morning.Impact... At 14.0 feet, Flooding occurs in Shell Rock primarily in residential yards.
West Fork Des Moines River
  Estherville
ESVI4
Emmet, At 4:00 AM Thursday the stage was 5.2 feet, or 2.8 feet below Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.Forecast...rise to Flood Stage after midnight tonight. Continue rising to 8.5 feet, or 0.5 feet above Flood Stage, Saturday evening. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage early Tuesday morning.Impact... At 7.0 feet, Mike Mickelson Park South of Iowa 9 floods. North Riverside Park North of Iowa 9 floods. Backwater from the river causes School Creek to affect the low areas of Valley Drive.
  Humboldt
HBTI4
Humboldt, At 4:15 AM Thursday the stage was 7.0 feet, or 3.0 feet below Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.Forecast...rise to Flood Stage early Friday morning. Continue rising to 12.5 feet, or 2.5 feet above Flood Stage, early Monday morning.Impact... At 12.0 feet, The Murray bridge is closed east of Rutland. Groundwater threatens the pump room at the water plant.
Winnebago River
  Mason City
MCWI4
Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Worth, At 4:30 AM Thursday the stage was 8.0 feet, or 2.0 feet below Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.Forecast...rise to Flood Stage early Friday morning. Continue rising to 11.5 feet, or 1.5 feet above Flood Stage, early Saturday morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Sunday afternoon.Impact... At 11.0 feet, Sandbagging occurs on the dike from 12th Street Northeast to Carolina Street.