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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Gulf Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER FLINDERS RIVER
Issued at 10:55 am EST on Wednesday 28 January 2015
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 12

River levels at Walkers Bend are expected to begin falling within the next 24
hours.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
FLINDERS RIVER at:
WALKERS BEND: River levels will remain below the minor flood level (5.0 metres)
and begin to fall during the next 24 hours.


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. River height bulletins will continue to be issued.

Latest River Heights:
Flinders R at Richmond * 1m steady 09:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Cloncurry R at Cloncurry * 1.12m steady 08:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Julia Ck at Julia Ck * 1.1m steady 09:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Dugald R at Rail Crossing * 0.81m steady 08:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Williams R at Landsborough Hwy * 0.16m steady 07:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Flinders R at Etta Plains * 1.82m falling 08:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Cloncurry R at Canobie Auto * 1.76m rising 08:00 AM WED 28/01/15
Flinders R at Walkers Bend * 4.79m steady 08:00 AM WED 28/01/15
* 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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