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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 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

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

Next Issue:
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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