Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Pioneer River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE PIONEER RIVER
Issued at 12:15 pm EST on Friday 31 January 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 2
Minor flood levels were recorded in the Pioneer River between Hospital Bridge
and Mackay (Forgan Bridge) on the high tide during this morning as a result of
recent heavy rainfall and storm surge from Ex-Tropical Cyclone Dylan.
The high tide has now been reached and river levels are easing across the area.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
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.disaster.qld.gov.au
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts
This is the final warning. The situation will continue to be monitored.
Latest River Heights:
Pioneer R at Hospital Br # 6.85m falling 12:03 PM FRI 31/01/14
Pioneer R at Mackay # 6.65m falling 12:01 PM FRI 31/01/14
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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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The fruit industry will ask consumers to lower their expectations on fruit quality this season.