Dickinson County Courthouse, Spirit Lake, Iowa

Water Levels & Temps

Lakes

Big Spirit Lake

@ Marble Beach

Water Temperature

Last Updated: OFFLINE

N/A° F | N/A° C

Gauge Reading

Last Updated about 58 minutes ago

13.0 ft | 4.0 m

Reading ± Spillway

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-14 in | -35 cm

Gauge Level Inches above Spillway Status Message
Established Levels

Spillway

14.15’

+0"

Big Spirit Lake is 13.7 inches (34.7cm) below the Spillway.

Emergency 5mph Rule

16.00’

+22"

Big Spirit Lake is 35.9 inches (91.1cm) below the Emergency 5mph Rule.

Ordinary High-Water Mark

15.15’

+12"

Big Spirit Lake is 25.7 inches (65.2cm) below the Ordinary High-Water Mark.

Significant Historic Levels

July 18, 1993 Record

18.79’

+56"

Big Spirit Lake is 69.4 inches (176.2cm) below the July 18, 1993 Record.

July 4, 2018 High

15.97’

+22"

Big Spirit Lake is 35.5 inches (90.2cm) below the July 4, 2018 High.

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West Lake Okoboji

@ Lakeside Lab

Water Temperature

Last Updated about 28 minutes ago

38° F |C

Gauge Reading

Last Updated about 28 minutes ago

3.2 ft | 1.0 m

Reading ± Outlet

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-11 in | -27 cm

Gauge Level Inches above Outlet Status Message
Established Levels

Outlet

4.04’

+0"

West Lake Okoboji is 10.7 inches (27.1cm) below the Outlet.

Emergency 5mph Rule

6.20’

+26"

West Lake Okoboji is 36.6 inches (93cm) below the Emergency 5mph Rule.

Ordinary High-Water Mark

6.54’

+30"

West Lake Okoboji is 40.7 inches (103.3cm) below the Ordinary High-Water Mark.

Significant Historic Levels

July 17, 1993 Record

8.70’

+56"

West Lake Okoboji is 66.6 inches (169.2cm) below the July 17, 1993 Record.

July 4, 2018 High

6.65’

+31"

West Lake Okoboji is 42 inches (106.7cm) below the July 4, 2018 High.

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Rivers

MIFI4 Little Sioux River near Milford (Iowa)

Current Hydrologic Observations for Iowa provided by the National Weather Service - Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service MIFI4 Little Sioux River near Milford (Iowa)
  • Observation - MIFI4 - Little Sioux River near Milford (Iowa)

    Flood Categories

    Primary (ft)

    • Action : 11 ft
    • Minor : 12 ft
    • Moderate : 14 ft
    • Major : 16 ft

    Secondary (kcfs)

    • Action : Not Set
    • Minor : Not Set
    • Moderate : Not Set
    • Major : Not Set

    Gauge Data

    Latest Observation Category: Normal
    Latest Observation: 7 ft
    Latest Observation (Secondary): 0.035 kcfs
    Observation Time: Dec 3, 2022 11:00 AM -0600

MLSI4 Little Sioux River near Montgomery (Iowa)

Current Hydrologic Observations for Iowa provided by the National Weather Service - Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service MLSI4 Little Sioux River near Montgomery (Iowa)
  • Observation - MLSI4 - Little Sioux River near Montgomery (Iowa)

    Flood Categories

    Primary (ft)

    • Action : 1390 ft
    • Minor : 1391 ft
    • Moderate : 1393 ft
    • Major : 1394.5 ft

    Flow (secondary) data is not currently enabled for this gauge.

    Gauge Data

    Latest Observation Category: Normal
    Latest Observation: 1385.41 ft
    Observation Time: Dec 3, 2022 12:00 PM -0600

LPRI4 West Fork Little Sioux River near Lake Park (Iowa)

Current Hydrologic Observations for Iowa provided by the National Weather Service - Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service LPRI4 West Fork Little Sioux River near Lake Park (Iowa)