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Weather Warnings - Flooding Outlook Advice - Goldfields

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 Goldfields District
Issued at 11:56 am WST on Friday 24 March 2017
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre

Flooding may develop in the Goldfields District over the weekend due to heavy
rainfall forecast during Friday and Saturday.

A band of rain and possible thunderstorms linked to a tropical low in the north
will result in heavy rainfall through central and eastern parts of the State
over the next couple of days.

Heavy rainfall is expected to result in significant river rises, areas of
flooding and adversely affect road conditions. Some roads may become impassable
and some communities may become isolated.

DFES 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 adversely 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 www.dfes.wa.gov.au

Current river levels are available from Department of Water at
www.water.wa.gov.au

This flood watch is available by dialling 1300 659 213. Warnings, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood

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

Next Issue:
The next watch will be issued by 11:00 am WST on Saturday 25 March 2017.

Information on road conditions contact Main Roads WA Customer Contact Centre on
138 138 or at www.mainroads.wa.gov.au
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