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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
Issued at 4:39 pm WST on Monday 20 January 2014
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre

Rainfall associated with a deep tropical low is expected to cause stream rises
and possible areas of flooding in the Goldfields area during Tuesday and into
Wednesday.

Rainfall totals of 40mm to 70mm with possible isolated higher totals up to
150mm are forecast for Tuesday until 9am Wednesday.

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
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 flood watch for the Goldfields will be issued by 10am Tuesday 21
January 2014.

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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