Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Herbert River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER HERBERT RIVER
Issued at 8:32 am EST on Friday 18 March 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 3
River levels are easing on the lower Herbert River and are below the minor
Rainfall totals of 30-70 mm have been recorded in the lower Herbert in the 23
hours to 8:00 am Friday.
Further showers and isolated storms are expected on Friday, but rainfall totals
are not expected to be significant.
HERBERT RIVER DOWNSTREAM OF GLENEAGLE:
River levels are easing on the lower Herbert River between Abergowrie Bridge
and Halifax, and are below the minor flood levels.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
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) immediately
Current emergency information is available at www.qldalert.com
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts
This is the final warning. River height bulletins will continue to be issued.
Latest River Heights:
Herbert R at Gleneagle # 1.9m rising 07:36 AM FRI 18/03/16
Blencoe Creek at Blencoe Falls * 3.35m falling 06:00 AM FRI 18/03/16
Herbert R at Nashs Crossing # 2.05m steady 07:31 AM FRI 18/03/16
Herbert R at Zattas # 1.08m steady 06:50 AM FRI 18/03/16
Gowrie Ck at Gowrie Ck * 2.96m falling 05:39 AM FRI 18/03/16
Herbert R at Abergowrie * 4.28m falling 12:26 AM FRI 18/03/16
Herbert R at Elphinstone Pocket NA
Herbert R at Abergowrie Br # 4.04m steady 07:00 AM FRI 18/03/16
Stone R at Running Ck * 2.47m falling 04:00 AM FRI 18/03/16
Stone R at Peacock Siding # 2.1m steady 06:52 AM FRI 18/03/16
Herbert R at Trebonne # 5.87m steady 07:31 AM FRI 18/03/16
Herbert R at Ingham Pump Stn # 5.69m rising 08:10 AM FRI 18/03/16
Herbert R at Gairloch (Auto) # 5.65m falling 07:04 AM FRI 18/03/16
Herbert R at Halifax # 3.17m steady 06:42 AM FRI 18/03/16
*,# auto statio
NA: No obs reporte
Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost
of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
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Parts of western and southern New South Wales are still underwater, despite rain easing across most of the state in recent weeks.