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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Pioneer River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Pioneer River

Issued at 9:27 am EST on Sunday 4 February 2018
Flood Warning Number: 2

River levels are easing in the Pioneer River catchment.

Heavy rainfall Saturday evening resulted in strong river level rises along
Cattle Creek. During Sunday morning rainfall has eased to showers. No further
significant rainfall is expected.

Pioneer River:
River levels are easing in the lower reaches of the the Pioneer River, around
Marian. Small river level rises will be observed downstream during Sunday
morning, as floodwaters ease through the catchment.

The Pioneer River at Mirani is expected to remain below the minor flood level
(6.00 m) during Sunday.

The Pioneer River at Mackay is expected to remain below the minor flood level
(7.00 m) during Sunday.

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:
Teemburra Ck at Teemburra Dam HW TM, 288.77, Steady, 07:00 AM SUN 04/02/18
Blacks Ck at Whitefords Alert, 0.59, Steady, 08:07 AM SUN 04/02/18
Pioneer R at Sarichs TM, 1.22, Steady, 08:00 AM SUN 04/02/18
Finch Hatton Ck at Dam Site TM, 1.71, Falling, 08:00 AM SUN 04/02/18
Cattle Ck at Finch Hatton TM, 1.59, Falling, 08:00 AM SUN 04/02/18
Cattle Ck at Frank Neilsen Br TM, 2.28, Falling, 08:10 AM SUN 04/02/18
Pioneer R at Mirani Weir HW TM, 46.05, Falling, 08:30 AM SUN 04/02/18
Pioneer R at Mirani Weir TW Alert, 2.30, Falling, 08:39 AM SUN 04/02/18
Pioneer R at Mirani, Not Available
Pioneer R at Marian Weir Alert, 0.66, Steady, 08:55 AM SUN 04/02/18
Pioneer R at Dumbleton Rocks TM, 15.19, Rising, 08:00 AM SUN 04/02/18
Pioneer R at Hospital Br Alert, 3.05, Rising, 08:32 AM SUN 04/02/18
Outer Harbour Tide Alert, 2.17, Rising, 08:57 AM SUN 04/02/18

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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