Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Avon River Catchment

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Final Flood Warning for the Avon River

Issued at 10:58 am WST on Monday 20 February 2017
Flood Warning Number: 24

Widespread flooding is no longer expected in Avon River catchment.

River levels have fallen below the minor flood level at all forecast locations.
No significant rainfall is forecast for the outlook period and renewed river
rises are not expected.

Avon River to Beverley:
River levels have eased in the Avon River at Beverley Bridge. The river level
is expected to remain below the minor flood class level.

Avon River from Beverley to Northam:
River levels have eased in the Avon River at Balladong Street York and Northam
Weir. River levels are expected to remain below minor flood levels.

Avon River from Northam to Toodyay:
River levels have eased in the Avon River at Stirling Terrace Toodyay. The
river level is expected to remain below the minor flood class level.

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:
Mooranoppin Creek at Mooranoppin Rock, 0.08, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Yilgarn River at Gairders Crossing, -0.03, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Lockhart River at Kwolyn Hill, 1.35, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Yenyening Lakes at Qualandary Crossing, 2.46, Steady, 05:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Avon River at Beverley Bridge, 1.27, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Dale River at Waterhatch Bridge, 0.40, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Avon River at York, 1.44, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Avon River at Northam Weir, 0.56, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Mortlock River North at Frenches, 0.33, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Mortlock River at Odriscolls Farm, 0.83, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17
Avon River at Toodyay, 2.09, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 20/02/17

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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