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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Don & Proserpine River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Don River

Issued at 10:45 pm EST on Wednesday 28 February 2018
Flood Warning Number: 3

River levels are expected to peak below the minor flood level at Bowen Pump
Station overnight Wednesday into Thursday.

Rainfall totals of 20-60mm have been recorded across the catchment area in the
past 24 hours. Storms are forecast in the catchment during Thursday.

Don River:
River levels have fallen below the minor flood level in the Don River at Mt
Dangar. The flood peak is currently between Reeves and Bowen Pump Station.

The Don River at Bowen Pump Station is currently at 2.30 metres and rising. A
peak below the minor flood level (2.5 metres) will occur in the Don River at
Bowen Pump Station overnight Wednesday into Thursday.

Flood Safety Advice:
Remember: If it's flooded, forget it. For flood emergency assistance contact
the SES on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)
immediately.

Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts

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

Latest River Heights:
Don R at Ida Ck Alert, 0.91, Rising, 09:06 PM WED 28/02/18
Don R at Mt Dangar Alert, 2.05, Steady, 10:27 PM WED 28/02/18
Don R at Reeves Alert, 1.95, Falling, 10:20 PM WED 28/02/18
Don R at Bowen Pump Stn Alert, 2.30, Rising, 10:32 PM WED 28/02/18

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.
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