Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Gulf Rivers
Final Flood Warning for the lower Norman River
Issued at 9:17 am EST on Saturday 25 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 3
River levels are now below minor on the lower Norman River.
No further significant rainfall is expected across the catchment over the next
No further flooding is expected in the Norman River.
The Norman River at Normanton is currently at 1.99 metres and falling.
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:
Norman R d/s Yappar R Junction TM, 2.52, Rising, 06:00 AM SAT 25/02/17
Norman R at Glenore Weir TM, 9.11, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 25/02/17
Norman R at Normanton TM, 1.99, Falling, 06:00 AM SAT 25/02/17
Karumba Tide TM, 0.97, Steady, 08:15 AM SAT 25/02/17
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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