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Weather Warnings - Flooding Outlook Advice - Pilbara

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

A Commonwealth and State interagency partnership that provides
flood warning services for the community of Western Australia

Flood Watch for the Pilbara
Issued at 11:01 am WST on Monday 10 February 2014
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre

Along the track of the tropical low, widespread rainfall of 100mm to 150mm with
isolated heavier falls of 200mm is forecast for the areas of the Pilbara later
Monday and into Tuesday.

The river catchments that are likely to be affected by flooding during Tuesday
and Wednesday include the De Grey River and upper areas of the Fortescue River.

DFES's State Emergency Service (SES) advises people and communities to be aware
that flooding is possible and be prepared to relocate equipment and livestock.
Watch water levels. Travellers need to be aware that road conditions may be
adversley affected and travel plans may need to be reconsidered. Do not drive
into water of unknown depth and velocity.

Community information is available from DFES at .

Current river levels are available from Department of Water at

This flood watch is available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warnings, rainfall and
river information are available at

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see

Next Issue:
The next flood watch for the Pilbara will be issued by 5pm Monday.

Information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA on 138 138 or visit

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