Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - West Kimberley District
Final Flood Warning for the West Kimberley District
Issued at 10:48 am WST on Sunday 19 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 14
For the 24 hours to 9 am Sunday, no significant rainfall has been recorded in
the West Kimberley District. For the 24 hours to 9 am Monday, isolated
rainfall totals up to 40 mm are forecast in the West Kimberley district.
West Kimberley District:
Whilst river rises are still possible in response to isolated storm activity,
areas of widespread flooding are no longer expected in the West Kimberley
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
Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au
Current river levels are available from Department of Water at
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Lennard River at Mount Joseph, 1.72, Steady, 08:00 AM SUN 19/02/17
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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