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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

Minor Flood Warning for the De Grey River Catchment
Issued at 10:16 am WST on Friday 5 February 2016
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre


Minor flooding is occurring within the De Grey River catchment.

The Nullagine River at Tumbinna Pool is currently above the minor flood level
(1.5m) at 1.55m during Friday morning and falling slowly.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the De Grey River catchment for the
next few days.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
The De Grey River at Coolenar Pool is expected to remain below the minor flood
level (5.5m) during Friday and into Saturday.

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:
The next flood warning for the De Grey River catchment will be issued by 11am
WST Saturday.

Latest River Heights:
Oakover River at Ripon Hills Road 0.91m steady 08:00 AM FRI 05/02/16
Nullagine River at Nullagine 0.44m steady 08:10 AM FRI 05/02/16
Nullagine River at Tumbinna Pool 1.54m steady 08:05 AM FRI 05/02/16
Coongan River at Marble Bar 0.25m steady 08:00 AM FRI 05/02/16
Coongan River at Marble Bar Rd xing 1.18m steady 08:00 AM FRI 05/02/16
Shaw River at North Pole Mine 0.04m steady 08:00 AM FRI 05/02/16
Shaw River at Marble Bar Rd xing 0.17m rising 08:00 AM FRI 05/02/16
De Grey River at Coolenar Pool 1.79m steady 08:00 AM FRI 05/02/16

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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