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Weather Warnings - Flood Watch

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

FINAL FLOOD WATCH
For the Mount Lofty Ranges district.
Issued at 10:31 am CST on Thursday 10 July 2014
By the Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia.

This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT a
Flood Warning.


Weather Situation:

The unstable showery conditions have moderated this morning. Another frontal
system is expected to move through Friday night.

Rainfall :

Showers and thunderstorms over the last 36 hours have resulted in rainfall
totals of 30 to 60 mm generally across the Mount Lofty Ranges, with isolated
totals of 70 to 80 mm.

Further rainfall of 15 to 25 mm is forecast during the period from Friday
morning to early hours of Saturday ahead of and with the next front.

Flood Risk :

The rainfall during the last 36 hours led to significant stream rises in the
upper and middle Onkaparinga catchment, and some rises in the Torrens, Gawler
and Angas-Bremer catchments. River levels are now falling and with the forecast
rainfall over the next two days, there is no risk of flooding in Mount Lofty
Ranges.


People living or working close to rivers or creeks should monitor the latest
weather forecasts and warnings and be prepared should flooding develop.

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/sa/

Next Issue:
This is the Flood Watch for this event.

For latest rainfall and river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/sa/flood/rain_river.shtml

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