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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - De Grey 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

Final Flood Warning for the De Grey River catchment
Issued at 10:23 am WST on Monday 1 June 2015
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre


Following a week of moderate to heavy rain, streams have risen in the Nullagine
River, Oakover River, and Shaw River in the De Grey catchment. Little to no
rainfall has been recorded since Friday and no additional rain is forecast.

At 1 am Monday the Oakover River at Ripon Hills Road river height dropped below
the minor flooding level and continues to fall. Renewed river rises are not
expected and further flooding in the De Grey River catchment is unlikely.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
The De Grey River at Coolenar Pool is expected to remain well below the minor
flood level.

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.

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

Weather Forecast:

For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts/

Next Issue:
No further flood warnings for the De Grey River will be issued unless
conditions change.

Latest River Heights:
Oakover River at Ripon Hills Road 1.31m steady 08:00 AM MON 01/06/15
Nullagine River at Nullagine 0.29m steady 09:00 AM MON 01/06/15
Nullagine River at Tumbinna Pool 0.67m steady 08:00 AM MON 01/06/15
Coongan River at Marble Bar 0.16m steady 08:00 AM MON 01/06/15
Coongan River at Marble Bar Rd xing 0.71m steady 08:00 AM MON 01/06/15
Shaw River at North Pole Mine 0.34m steady 08:00 AM MON 01/06/15
Shaw River at Marble Bar Rd xing 0.56m rising 09:00 AM MON 01/06/15
De Grey River at Coolenar Pool -0.28m steady 08:00 AM MON 01/06/15

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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