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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kolan River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Kolan and Boyne Rivers

Issued at 8:31 am EST on Monday 23 October 2017
Flood Warning Number: 18

River levels fell below the minor flood level on the Kolan River at Bucca Weir
on Monday morning.

Locally heavy falls are possible with storms on Monday, which may lead to some
renewed rises across the Baffle, Boyne, Calliope and Kolan catchments. The
situation will continue to be closely monitored and flood warnings issued if

Kolan River:
The Kolan River at Bucca Weir fell below the minor flood level (17.5 metres)
around 6:00 am Monday and is currently at 17.44 metres and falling very slowly.
Outflows from Fred Haigh Dam will continue well into this week.

Boyne River:
Outflows from Awoonga Dam will continue for much of this week.

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)

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:
Kolan R at Springfield TM, 2.55, Falling, 07:00 AM MON 23/10/17
Kolan R at Fred Haigh Dam HW Alert, 2.09, Falling, 08:11 AM MON 23/10/17
Gin Gin Ck u/s Gin Gin TM, 1.60, Falling, 07:00 AM MON 23/10/17
Kolan R at Bucca Weir TM, 17.44, Falling, 08:00 AM MON 23/10/17
Boyne R at Awoonga Dam TM, 41.01, Falling, 08:00 PM SUN 22/10/17
Boyne R at Benaraby Alert, 2.52, Falling, 08:01 AM MON 23/10/17
Boyne R at Boyne Island Alert, -0.16, Rising, 08:24 AM MON 23/10/17
Gladstone Tide TM, 2.78, Rising, 08:08 AM MON 23/10/17

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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