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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 8:52 am EST on Monday 8 February 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 2

River levels at Bowen Pump Station are nearing a peak and will remain below the
minor flood level.

Further showers and thunderstorms are possible today.

DON RIVER:
River levels have peaked in the Don River catchment upstream of Bowen Pump
station. River levels are approaching a peak at Bowen Pump Station.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
DON RIVER at:
BOWEN PUMP STATION: River levels will peak below the minor flood level (2.5
metres).

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.qldalert.com

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:
This is the final warning. River height bulletins will continue to be issued.

Latest River Heights:
Don R at Ida Ck * 1.25m falling 08:00 AM MON 08/02/16
Don R at Mt Dangar # 2.3m steady 08:22 AM MON 08/02/16
Don R at Reeves # 2.05m falling 08:21 AM MON 08/02/16
Don R at Bowen Pump Stn # 2.3m rising 07:15 AM MON 08/02/16
# auto statio

Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost
of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
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