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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for the Ord River Catchment

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Final Flood Warning for the Ord River

Issued at 10:27 am WST on Thursday 9 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 4

River rises and areas of flooding are expected to ease in the Ord River
catchment over the coming days

Ord River upstream of Lake Argyle:
River rises and areas of flooding are expected to ease over the coming days.

Ord River downstream of Lake Argyle:
River rises and areas of flooding are expected to ease over the coming days.

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:
Ord River at Bedford Downs, 1.22, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 09/03/17
Fletcher Ck Trip at Frog Hollow, 0.52, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 09/03/17
Ord River at Old Ord Homestead, 2.79, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 09/03/17
Wilson River at Odonnell River, 2.38, Rising, 09:00 AM THU 09/03/17
Dunham River at Dunham Gorge, 1.86, Steady, 09:15 AM THU 09/03/17
Dunham River at Flying Fox Hole, 3.18, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 09/03/17
Ord River at Tarrara Bar, 4.31, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 09/03/17
King River at Cockburn North, 0.78, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 09/03/17
Mistake Creek at Homestead, 1.68, Rising, 09:00 AM THU 09/03/17

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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