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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 Southern Goldfields
Issued at 3:31 pm WST on Friday 17 October 2014
Western Australia Flood Warning Centre

Heavy rainfall forecast in the southern Goldfields may cause significant stream
rises with areas of flooding during Saturday and Sunday. Forecast daily falls
over the southern Goldfields for both Saturday and Sunday are between 20mm to
50mm, with isolated falls upwards of 100mm.

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 flood watch for the Goldfields will be issued by 5pm Saturday.

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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