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.

Data presented here was provided by this JSON Web Service. Documentation on this webservice is here.

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Black Hawk Creek
  Hudson
HUDI4
Black Hawk, At 7:45 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 12.6 feet.Flood stage is 14.0 feet.Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow morning to a crest of 14.3 feet early tomorrow afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage early Thursday morning.Impact... At 14.0 feet, Water affects Watters Rd. Some residential evacuations may be needed. Water also affects Ridgeway Ave at US 63 in Waterloo. At 14.5 feet, Water affects portions of Ranchero Rd west of US 63.
Des Moines River
  Fort Dodge
FODI4
Webster, At 7:00 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 8.7 feet.Flood stage is 10.5 feet.Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 11.3 feet early Friday morning. It will then fall below flood stage Saturday afternoon.Impact... At 11.0 feet, Water affects lowland areas near the river and threatens residences along the river in Fort Dodge.
  Des Moines SE 6th St
DESI4
Polk, At 7:00 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 21.7 feet.Flood stage is 24.0 feet.Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage early tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 25.8 feet early Thursday morning. It will then fall below flood stage early Saturday morning.Impact... At 25.7 feet, Water surrounds the base of Simon Estes Amphitheater.
East Fork Des Moines River
  Algona
AGNI4
Humboldt, Kossuth, At 10:15 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 17.0 feet.Flood stage is 17.0 feet.Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 17.6 feet early tomorrow afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage early Friday morning.Impact... At 18.0 feet, Water threatens US 169 near Saint Joseph and may affect it south of Algona.
East Nishnabotna River
  Atlantic
ATCI4
Cass, At 8:00 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 12.9 feet.Flood stage is 19.0 feet.Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage just after midnight tonight to a crest of 19.8 feet tomorrow morning. It will then fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.Impact... At 19.0 feet, Water affects agricultural land. At 20.5 feet, Water affects US 6.
Iowa River
  Marshalltown
MIWI4
Marshall, At 8:00 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 17.7 feet.Flood stage is 19.0 feet.Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 19.3 feet early Thursday morning. It will then fall below flood stage late Thursday evening.Impact... At 17.0 feet, Water threatens roads within Timmons Grove County Park as well as the bicycle path along 18th Ave in Marshalltown. At 18.0 feet, Widespread agricultural and lowland flooding occur along Iowa 330 south of Albion. At 19.5 feet, Water affects the southbound lanes of Iowa 14 as well as Iowa 330 south of Albion.
  Tama Hwy E49
TMAI4
Tama, At 8:00 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 12.6 feet.Flood stage is 12.5 feet.Forecast...The river will oscillate around flood stage with a maximum value of 13.5 feet Saturday morning.Impact... At 12.8 feet, Water affects portions of C Ave and D Ave from US 30 to the south. At 13.0 feet, Water may affect the outside lanes of portions of US 30. Water also affects several county roads. At 13.3 feet, Water affects 360th St near the intersection with S Ave...or 1 1/4 miles west of Chelsea. The City of Chelsea is inaccessible from the south. Hwy E49 is down to one lane near the Iowa River in the Chelsea area.
Raccoon River
  Des Moines Fleur Dr
DEMI4
Polk, At 6:45 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 7.4 feet.Flood stage is 12.0 feet.Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage early tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 14.7 feet early Thursday morning. It will then fall below flood stage Saturday afternoon.Impact... At 13.3 feet, SW 30th St is closed from George Flagg Parkway to Bell Ave. George Flagg Parkway is closed from SW 30th St to SW 28th St. At 13.5 feet, Water affects the low areas of Water Works Park. At 15.5 feet, Water approaches Fleur Dr and affects the Grays Lake trails.