Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Herbert River
Final Flood Warning for the upper Herbert River
Issued at 8:48 am EST on Saturday 14 January 2017
Flood Warning Number: 13
River levels across the upper Herbert River catchment are easing during
Further showers and storms with some locally heavy falls remain possible over
the next few days.
Herbert River to Nash's Crossing:
The river level at Gleneagle eased below the minor flood level (4.5 metres)
during Friday afternoon.
No further flooding is expected in the Herbert River to Nash's Crossing.
Flood Safety Advice:
Remember: If it's flooded, forget it. For flood emergency assistance contact
the SES on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)
Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Rudd Ck at Gunnawarra TM, 3.49, Falling, 07:00 AM SAT 14/01/17
Herbert R at Gleneagle Alert, 3.85, Falling, 08:07 AM SAT 14/01/17
Herbert R at Gleneagle TM, 3.87, Falling, 07:00 AM SAT 14/01/17
Herbert R at Nashs Crossing Alert, 2.45, Falling, 07:44 AM SAT 14/01/17
Herbert R at Abergowrie Br Alert, 3.76, Falling, 07:10 AM SAT 14/01/17
Herbert R at Trebonne Alert, 4.32, Falling, 08:16 AM SAT 14/01/17
Herbert R at Ingham Pump Stn Alert, 4.19, Rising, 08:06 AM SAT 14/01/17
Herbert R at Gairloch (Auto) Alert, 4.19, Falling, 08:22 AM SAT 14/01/17
Herbert R at Halifax Alert, 2.02, Steady, 06:55 AM SAT 14/01/17
Lucinda Pt Tide TM, 2.17, Rising, 07:47 AM SAT 14/01/17
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.
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