Iowa Flood Center Precipitation Gages and Soil Moisture Probes

Access Rainfall and Soil Moisture/Temperature Data using the Iowa Flood Information System and any of the following three methods

METHOD 1 (Step by step instructions)

  1. Visit http://iowafloodcenter.org
  2. Launch IFIS >> http://ifis.iowafloodcenter.org/ifis/en/
  3. Click Launch IFIS (View Screenshot)
  4. From the dashboard, click LAUNCH in the STATE OVERVIEW tab. (View Screenshot)
  5. Click Rain/Soil Moisture Gauges under the DATA RESOURCES tab. (View Screenshot)
  6. The gauges should now appear, zoom in to the Turkey River Watershed by double clicking or using the controls in the upper left. (View Screenshot)
  7. Click on an icon for basic information. Click the INFO buttons for more detailed data. (View Screenshot)

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METHOD 2 (The link in step 1 allows you to skip steps 1-4 above.)

  1. Visit http://ifis.iowafloodcenter.org/ifis/main/?c=State_of_Iowa&par=10*43.043482*-91.678894*0*0*0&snapshot=1
  2. Click Rain/Soil Moisture Gauges under the DATA RESOURCES tab.
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  3. Click on an icon for basic information. Click the INFO buttons for more detailed data. (View Screenshot)
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METHOD 3

Bookmark a particular gauge using the links in the following table. Each gauge has a link for Rainfall Info and a link for Soil Temperature/Moisture Info.

Direct Links to Rain Gauge & Soil Temperature/Moisture Probes
ID Nearest City Road Precipitation Data Soil Moisture & Precipitation Data County
NASA0026 W of Cresco Hwy 9 Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Howard
NASA0027 N of Lawler 160th St Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Chickasaw
NASA0028 E of Waucoma S Ave Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Fayette
NASA0029 E of Fayette D Ave Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Fayette
NASA0030 E of Elma Hwy 63, 200th St Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Howard
NASA0031 SW of Ridgeway 230th St Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Winneshiek
NASA0032 SW of Elgin Dove Rd Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Fayette
NASA0033 SE of Postville Concord Ave Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Clayton
NASA0035 S of Ossian 180th Ave Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Winneshiek
NASA0036 SW of Osterdock Kittyhawk Ave Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Clayton
NASA0037 NE of Farmersburg Harness Rd Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Clayton
NASA0038 Elkader Hwy 13 Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Clayton
NASA0039 Calmar 170th St Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Winneshiek
NASA0040 S of Elkader Emblem Rd/Hwy 13 Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Clayton
NASA0041 SW of Cresco Robin Ave Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Howard
NASA0042 Fayette 146th St Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Fayette
NASA0043 SE of Elgin Abbey Rd Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Fayette
NASA0044 W Union Airport Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Fayette
NASA0045 E of Edgewood Hwy 3 Rainfall Soil Temp/Moisture Delaware
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