Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Fitzroy River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia

Final Flood Warning For The Fitzroy River
Issued at 12:33 PM WST on Saturday 23 March 2024
Flood Warning Number: 16

NO FURTHER FLOODING EXPECTED AT WILLARE
Rainfall totals up to 15 mm have been recorded in the Fitzroy River catchment in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Saturday. Isolated showers are forecast over the next few days, however this is not expected to lead to any renewed flooding.

Fitzroy River from Noonkanbah to Willare:
River levels are easing and no further flooding is expected in the Fitzroy River from Noonkanbah to Willare.
The Fitzroy River at Willare is currently at 7.87 metres and steady, below the minor flood level (8.00 m).
The Fitzroy River at Willare is expected to remain below the minor flood level (8.00 m).

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 and Environmental Regulation at www.water.wa.gov.au/maps-and-data/monitoring/river-level-monitoring

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Hann River at Phillips Range,2.32,Steady,12:05 PM SAT 23/03/24
Fitzroy River at Dimond Gorge,2.43,Steady,12:00 PM SAT 23/03/24
Margaret River at Margaret River Gorge,1.10,Steady,11:05 AM SAT 23/03/24
Leopold River at Mount Winifred,1.31,Steady,12:05 PM SAT 23/03/24
Margaret River at Me No Savvy,0.53,Steady,12:05 PM SAT 23/03/24
Margaret River at Mount Krauss,1.11,Steady,12:05 PM SAT 23/03/24
Christmas Creek downstream of Homestead,0.18,Steady,12:00 PM SAT 23/03/24
Fitzroy River at Noonkanbah,4.52,Steady,12:00 PM SAT 23/03/24
Fitzroy River at Fitzroy Barrage,2.60,Falling,09:00 AM SAT 23/03/24
Mount Wynne Creek at Ellendale,-0.06,Steady,12:00 PM SAT 23/03/24
Fitzroy River at Willare,7.87,Falling,12:00 PM SAT 23/03/24

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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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