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River Levels in the Area

Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 6:29 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

This diagram shows the water levels of the Skunk River near Sigourney.

The Iowa River is above flood stage in multiple locations as of 5 a.m. today. The Iowa River near Lone Tree is at 17 feet, flood stage there is 15 feet. The Iowa River at Columbus Junction is at 22 feet and flood stage there is 19 feet. Also, the Iowa River at Wapello is nearly 5 feet above flood stage – it is at 24.5 feet and the flood stage is 20 feet.

The Skunk River is also above flood stage in many areas, including the North Skunk River near Sigourney, which is more than 8 feet above flood stage at 24.77 feet, with flood stage there being 16 feet.