Index

  • Radar (incl. Q3 and current Z-Rs/VCPs)

 

Current Hazards & Weather
       
  NOAA/NWS USGS  
Current Hazards  
       
Ice Jams (Seasonal)    

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Radar
       
  IEM NWS  
Current Radar  
       
Q3/NMQ    
       
Radar Z-Rs & VCPs    

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Anomalies, Standardized Anomalies & Analogs
   
Anomalies
   
Standardized Anomalies
   
Precipitable Water Standardized Anomalies
   
Forecast Confidence & Standardized Anomalies
   
Analogs

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Significant Flood Outlooks
       
  National (WPC) NCRFC MBRFC
Significant Flood Outlooks

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Excessive QPF Outlooks
       
  Day 1 (WPC) Day 2 (WPC) Day 3 (WPC)
Excessive QPF Outlooks
       
     

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Current Conditions / AHPS / Flooding Products / Real-Time Data
       
  Current Stages (Quick List)    
     
       
  U.S. Water Monitor    
       
  AHPS    
     
       
  Latest Hydro Text Products from WFO DMX    
       
  Current Conditions Current Flooding  
   
       
  Real-Time Data    
  USGS USACE  
   

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90-Day Flood Outlooks
     
   
     
     
Probabilities vs. Normal
  • NCRFC
  • MBRFC (Under Development)
 
     

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90-Day Flood Outlook Graphics (Individual River Forecast Points)    
                 
River Location SID 90-Day Exceedance Weekly Exceedance Daily Statistics Hydrograph Spaghetti Plot    
                 
IA R Rowan ROWI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
IA R Marshalltown MIWI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Cedar R Waverly WVLI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Cedar R Janesville JANI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Cedar R Cedar Falls CEDI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Cedar R Waterloo ALOI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
W Fk Cedar R Finchford FNHI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Winnebago R Mason City MCWI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Shell Rock R Shell Rock SHRI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Beaver Cr New Hartford NHRI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
S Skunk R Ames W Riverside Rd AMEI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
S Skunk R Ames Hwy 30 AESI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
S Skunk R Colfax CFXI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
S Skunk R Oskaloosa OOAI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Squaw Cr Ames Lincoln Way AMWI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
W Fk Des Moines R Estherville ESVI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
W Fk Des Moines R Emmetsburg EMTI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
W Fk Des Moines R Humboldt HBTI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
E Fk Des Moines R Algona AGNI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
E Fk Des Moines R Dakota City DAKI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Des Moines R Fort Dodge FODI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Des Moines R Stratford STRI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Des Moines R DSM 2nd Ave DMOI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Des Moines R DSM SE 6th St DESI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Des Moines R Eddyville EDYI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Des Moines R Ottumwa OTMI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Boone R Webster City WBCI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Beaver Cr Grimes GRMI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
N Raccoon R Jefferson EFWI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
N Raccoon R Perry PROI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
S Raccoon R Redfield REDI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Raccoon R Van Meter VNMI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Raccoon R DSM Hwy 28 DMWI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Raccoon R DSM Fleur Dr DEMI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
North R Norwalk NRWI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Middle R Indianola IDNI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
South R Ackworth AKWI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Cedar Cr Bussey BSSI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
E Nishnabotna R Atlantic ATCI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
E Fk 102 R Bedford BDFI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Thompson R Davis City DVSI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
Chariton R Chariton CHTI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
Chariton R Moulton MOLI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    
                 
S Fk Chariton R Promise City PRMI4 _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_    

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USGS Data
   
  • USGS WaterAlert service
    • This service sends e-mail or text messages when certain parameters measured by a USGS data-collection station exceed user-definable thresholds.
 
   
  Note:  click on a given location's dot in the below state maps to bring up an additional window with tabbed information for that site, including NWS river forecasts.  You must click on the text links for the below maps, not on the maps themselves.  Clicking on the maps themselves will only bring up a static map image.
   
National Streamflow Percentiles (Daily) IA Streamflow Percentiles (Daily)
   
National Streamflow Percentiles (14-Day Average) IA Streamflow Percentiles (14-Day Average)
   
National Streamflow Percentiles (14-Day Average by HUC8) IA Streamflow Percentiles (14-Day Average by HUC8)
   
 
   
National Flood & High Flow Conditions (Daily) IA Flood & High Flow Conditions (Daily)
   
National Low Flow Conditions (Daily) IA Low Flow Conditions (Daily)
   
IA Streamflow Percentiles (Time Series) IA Streamflow Percentiles (Average Index)

Streamflow index key

  • 1 = record low
  • 2 = much below Normal
  • 3 = below Normal
  • 4 = Normal
  • 5 = above Normal
  • 6 = much above Normal
  • 7 = record high
   

Streamflow Percentiles (Table of Daily Values)

 
   
Streamflow Duration Hydrographs  
   

Streamflow Measurements

 
   
USGS Threatened Stream Gages  
 

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QPF
       
     
       
     
       
     
       
     

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QPE
     
  NCRFC MBRFC
     
  Gage QPE  
   
     
 

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Precip % of Normal
         
HPRCC Past 7 Days (IA) Past 14 Days (IA) Past 30 Days (IA) Past 60 Days (IA)
 
         
  Past 90 Days (IA) Past 6 Mos (IA) Past 12 Mos (IA) Past 24 Mos (IA)
 
         
         
  Past 7 Days (U.S.) Past 14 Days (U.S.) Past 30 Days (U.S.) Past 60 Days (U.S.)
 
         
  Past 90 Days (U.S.) Past 6 Mos (U.S.) Past 12 Mos (U.S.) Past 24 Mos (U.S.)
 
         

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Soil Moisture
         
CPC Anomaly Percentile Trends CPC-USDA NASS
 
         
Variable Infiltration Capacity (VIC) model Percentile Trends (1 Wk) Trends (2 Wk) Trends (1 Mo)
 
         
North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) Ensemble mean NOAH NASA OHD SAC
 
         
NASA/GRACE Data Assimilation Surface Soil Moisture Percentile Root Zone Soil Moisture Percentile Groundwater Percentile  
   
         
IA State Univ / IA Environmental Mesonet (WEPP) Volumetric Soil Water      
         
Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX)        

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Drought
         
Drought.gov (Drought Portal) Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC) Drought Pg      
         
IA Drought Info (IA USGS)        
         
Drought Monitor U.S. Drought Monitor Midwest Drought Monitor IA Drought Monitor  
   
         
Drought Monitor Category Changes for Selected Time Periods      
         
Drought Impact Reporter        
         
Monthly & Seasonal Drought Outlooks (CPC) Monthly Seasonal    
     
         
Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) 1-Month 2-Month 3-Month  
   
         
Palmer Indices Palmer Z-Index Palmer Drought (short-term) Index Palmer Hydrologic (long-term) Drought Index  
       
         
National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) Vegetation Drought Response Index (VegDRI)      
         
         
Precip Needed Estimated Precip Needed to Bring Palmer Drought Index to -0.5      
       
         

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Snow & Snowpack
           
NOHRSC Element Upper
Mississippi
R Basin
IA DMX HSA Missouri River Basin
  Snow Depth (SD) Modeled _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_
  Snow Depth (SD) Observed Past 24 Hrs _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_
           
  Snow Depth vs. Normal _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_
           
  Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) Modeled _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_
  Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) Observed Past 24 Hrs _X_ _X_ _X_ _X_
           
Variable Infiltration Capacity (VIC) Model SWE Percentiles SWE Percentile Trends (1 Wk) SWE Percentile Trends (2 Wk) SWE Percentile Trends (1 Mo)  
   
           

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Ground Frost
     
  NCRFC MBRFC
 
     

 

 

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