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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Collie River Catchment

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides
flood warning services for the community of Western Australia

Cancellation of Flood Warning for the Collie River Catchment.
Issued at 10:01 am WST on Friday 14 December 2012
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre

No significant rainfall has been recorded in the Collie River catchment for the
24 hours to 9am Friday. No significant rainfall has been forecast for Friday.

Recent rainfall has caused stream rises and some areas of minor flooding in the
Collie River catchment over the last few days. All rivers are now below the
minor flood level.

In the absence of significant forecast rainfall, the rivers in the Collie River
catchment are expected to remain below the minor flood level.

DFES's State Emergency Service (SES) advises people and communities to be aware
that flooding is possible and be prepared to relocate equipment and livestock.
Watch water levels. Travellers need to be aware that road conditions may be
adversely affected and travel plans may need to be reconsidered. Do not drive
into water of unknown depth and velocity.

Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au.

Current river levels are available from Department of Water at
www.water.wa.gov.au.

This advice is available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warnings, rainfall and river
information are available at www.bom.gov.au/hydro/flood/wa.

Weather Forecast:
Forecast for Friday: Partly cloudy.

Next Issue:
No further Flood Warnings will be issued unless conditions change.

Latest River Heights:
Collie River East at James Crossing 0.34m steady 05:15 AM FRI 14/12/12
Collie River at Buckingham Mill 0.88m steady 08:30 AM FRI 14/12/12
Collie River East at Coolangatta Farm 1.55m steady 08:20 AM FRI 14/12/12
Collie River at Collie 1.52m steady 09:00 AM FRI 14/12/12
Collie River at South Branch 0.54m steady 09:00 AM FRI 14/12/12
Collie River at Mungalup Tower 2.11m steady 08:20 AM FRI 14/12/12
Collie River at Rose Road 1.32m steady 08:50 AM FRI 14/12/12
Wellesley River at Juegenup 2.33m steady 11:55 AM THU 13/12/12
Brunswick River at Cross Farm 2.15m steady 09:00 AM FRI 14/12/12

Information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA Customer Contact Centre on
138 138 or at www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.
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