Weather Warnings - Flood Warning -Gascoyne Catchment

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Final Flood Warning for the Gascoyne River

Issued at 10:59 am WST on Friday 8 June 2018
Flood Warning Number: 4

River levels and areas of minor flooding are expected to continue to ease in
the Gascoyne River catchment.

There is no significant rainfall forecast for the Gascoyne River catchment
during Friday.




Gascoyne River to Jimba:
No further flooding is expected in the Gascoyne River to Jimba.

The Gascoyne River at Jimba is currently at 3.67 metres and falling. The
Gascoyne River at Jimba is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00
m) during Friday.

Gascoyne River downstream of Jimba:
No further flooding is expected in the Gascoyne River downstream of Jimba.

The Gascoyne River at Fishy Pool is currently at 4.13 metres and steady. The
Gascoyne River at Fishy Pool will remain below the minor flood level (4.50 m)
during Friday.

The Gascoyne River at Nine Mile Bridge will remain below the minor flood level
(5.50 m) during Friday.

Flood Safety Advice:
DFES 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

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Gascoyne River at Yinnetharra, 1.14, Steady, 09:00 AM FRI 08/06/18
Lyons River at Lyons River Crossing, 1.46, Steady, 09:00 AM FRI 08/06/18
Gascoyne River at Jimba, 3.67, Steady, 09:00 AM FRI 08/06/18
Gascoyne River at Fishy Pool, 4.13, Steady, 09:00 AM FRI 08/06/18
Gascoyne River at Nine Mile Bridge, 4.21, Steady, 09:00 AM FRI 08/06/18

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.
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