Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Gulf Rivers
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER FLINDERS RIVER
Issued at 10:55 am EST on Wednesday 28 January 2015
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 12
River levels at Walkers Bend are expected to begin falling within the next 24
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
FLINDERS RIVER at:
WALKERS BEND: River levels will remain below the minor flood level (5.0 metres)
and begin to fall during the next 24 hours.
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.disaster.qld.gov.au
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:
Flinders R at Richmond * 1m steady 09:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Cloncurry R at Cloncurry * 1.12m steady 08:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Julia Ck at Julia Ck * 1.1m steady 09:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Dugald R at Rail Crossing * 0.81m steady 08:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Williams R at Landsborough Hwy * 0.16m steady 07:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Flinders R at Etta Plains * 1.82m falling 08:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Cloncurry R at Canobie Auto * 1.76m rising 08:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Flinders R at Walkers Bend * 4.79m steady 08:00 AM WED 28/01/15
* auto statio
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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