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 PM Monday the stage was 94.1 feet, or 5.1 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 89.0 feet.Forecast...fall to 91.8 feet Wednesday 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 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 17.5 feet, or 4.5 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Thursday morning.Impact... At 17.0 feet, Many storm sewers are closed along the Cedar River.
Des Moines River
  Des Moines SE 6th St
DESI4
Polk, At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 28.5 feet, or 4.5 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 24.0 feet.Forecast...rise to 28.6 feet, or 4.6 feet above Flood Stage, Tuesday evening. Then begin falling.Impact... At 28.7 feet, Simon Estes Amphitheater is inundated up to intersection of the arcing sidewalks.
  Fort Dodge
FODI4
Webster, At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 12.9 feet, or 2.4 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 10.5 feet.Forecast...rise to 13.5 feet, or 3.0 feet above Flood Stage, Tuesday morning. Then begin falling.Impact... At 12.0 feet, Campgrounds in the downstream parks between Fort Dodge and Lehigh are affected.
  Stratford
STRI4
Hamilton, Webster, Boone, At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 21.0 feet, or 2.0 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 19.0 feet.Forecast...rise to 21.7 feet, or 2.7 feet above Flood Stage, Wednesday afternoon. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage early Monday morning.Impact... At 19.0 feet, Water affects 157th Street on the west side of Fraser.
East Fork Des Moines River
  Algona
AGNI4
Kossuth, Humboldt, At 9:15 PM Monday the stage was 18.6 feet, or 1.6 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.Forecast...rise to 18.7 feet, or 1.7 feet above Flood Stage, after midnight tonight. Then begin falling.Impact... At 18.0 feet, US 169 is threatened near Saint Joseph and may be overtopped south of Algona.
Iowa River
  Tama Hwy E49
TMAI4
Tama, At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 13.1 feet, or 0.6 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 12.5 feet.Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Wednesday morning.Impact... At 13.0 feet, Water may begin affecting the outside lanes of portions of US 30. Water covers several county roads.
North Raccoon River
  Perry
PROI4
Dallas, Greene, At 9:00 PM Monday the estimated stage was near 19.8 feet, or 4.8 feet above flood stage.Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.Forecast...Continue receding and fall below flood stage Sunday evening.Impact... At 19.0 feet, Approaches to the US 169 bridge over the river north of Adel are impassable.
Raccoon River
  Des Moines Fleur Dr
DEMI4
Polk, At 9:45 PM Monday the stage was 18.4 feet, or 6.4 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 12.0 feet.Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Sunday evening.Impact... At 18.5 feet, The maintenance buildings outside of the levee protection at Des Moines Water Works Park flood.
  Des Moines IA 28
DMWI4
Polk, At 9:15 PM Monday the stage was 36.1 feet, or 0.1 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 36.0 feet.Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage after midnight tonight.Impact... At 36.0 feet, Water affects Blue Heron Lake at Raccoon River Park.
  Van Meter
VNMI4
Dallas, Polk, At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 17.3 feet, or 0.3 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Tuesday morning.Impact... At 17.0 feet, Secondary bridges are threatened along US 6 east of Adel.
West Fork Des Moines River
  Emmetsburg
EMTI4
Palo Alto, Pocahontas, At 9:15 PM Monday the stage was 12.2 feet, or 1.2 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 11.0 feet.Forecast...rise to 12.5 feet, or 1.5 feet above Flood Stage, Monday evening. Then begin falling.Impact... At 12.0 feet, Water reaches sections of Iowa 4 south of Emmetsburg. The road to the rendering plant is closed.
  Estherville
ESVI4
Emmet, At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 11.9 feet, or 3.9 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.Forecast...rise to 15.1 feet, or 7.1 feet above Flood Stage, Monday evening.Impact... At 15.0 feet, Several evacuations and road closures may occur.
  Humboldt
HBTI4
Humboldt, At 9:15 PM Monday the stage was 12.6 feet, or 2.6 feet above Flood Stage.Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.Forecast...rise to 13.2 feet, or 3.2 feet above Flood Stage, Tuesday evening. Then begin falling.Impact... At 13.0 feet, Flooding affects streets from South 13th Avenue southward.