Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Thomson/Barcoo/Cooper Ck
Final Flood Warning for Cooper Creek
Issued at 10:27 am EST on Thursday 6 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 21
Creek levels have eased below minor at Windorah.
Creek level rises are likely downstream from Windorah into next week.
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:
Cooper Ck at Windorah TM, 2.76, Falling, 09:00 AM THU 06/10/16
Cooper Ck at Lignum Channel TM, 0.49, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 06/10/16
Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie TM, 2.05, Steady, 08:00 AM THU 06/10/16
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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