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Old Jan 22nd 2015, 10:00 pm   #1
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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
for HEAVY RAINFALL

For people in parts of the
Southeast Coast Forecast District.


Issued at 7:43 am Friday, 23 January 2015.

Synoptic Situation:
Heavy rain, which may lead to flash flooding, is expected to continue today. Currently, the heaviest rain is located on radar over the greater Brisbane area.

Locations which may be affected include Gold Coast, Brisbane, Coolangatta, Ipswich, Moreton Bay and islands and Caloundra.

Falls up to 80mm have occured during the last 2 hours over parts of the greater Brisbnae area.


Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

The next warning is due to be issued by 1:45 pm.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at Australia's official weather forecasts & weather radar - Bureau of Meteorology or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for HEAVY RAINFALL

For people in the
Wide Bay and Burnett, Southeast Coast and parts of the Capricornia Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:17 pm Friday, 23 January 2015.

Synoptic Situation:
Thunderstorms and areas of heavy rain, which may lead to flash flooding, are expected to continue in the warning area this afternoon and evening. Currently, the heaviest rain is occurring in the southern Wide Bay and Burnett district north of Kingaroy, and about the southern Gold Coast where recent hourly falls have peaked around 30mm. Heavier rain may redevelop later this afternoon or evening.

Locations which may be affected include Gold Coast, Brisbane, Maroochydore, Gympie, Bundaberg, Ipswich, Moreton Bay and islands, Kingaroy, Noosa, Hervey Bay, Fraser Island and Hervey Bay waters.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

The next warning is due to be issued by 10:20 pm.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at Australia's official weather forecasts & weather radar - Bureau of Meteorology or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
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Parts of the southeast have had 150mm upwards since midnight.

Latest Weather Observations for the Brisbane Area

The red dots on the rainfall map each indicate 100mm since 9am.

Queensland Rainfall and River Conditions
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SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for HEAVY RAINFALL

For people in the Wide Bay and Burnett, Southeast Coast and parts of the Capricornia Forecast Districts.


Issued at 6:13 pm Friday, 23 January 2015.

Synoptic Situation:
Thunderstorms and areas of heavy rain, which may lead to flash flooding, are expected to continue in the warning area this evening. Currently, the heaviest rain is occurring in the western Wide Bay and Burnett district associated with a thunderstorm near Mundubbera, and in the Caboolture area where recent hourly falls have peaked around 50mm. Heavier rain may redevelop later this evening.

Locations which may be affected include Gold Coast, Brisbane, Maroochydore, Gympie, Bundaberg, Ipswich, Moreton Bay and islands, Kingaroy, Noosa, Hervey Bay, Fraser Island and Hervey Bay waters.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

The next warning is due to be issued by 12:15 am Saturday.

RAIN ON THE ATTACHED PIC IS HEADING TOWARDS THE COAST
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FLOOD WATCH FOR SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND BETWEEN HERVEY BAY AND THE NSW BORDER

Issued at 3:53 pm EST on Friday 23 January 2015

Issue Number: 5

The trough has moved from central Queensland and is affecting south east Queensland. Locally heavy rainfall has been recorded throughout the Flood Watch area during Friday.

Rainfall is expected to continue into Friday evening, with further widespread totals of between 50 mm and 100 mm likely. Locally heavier rainfall is possible.

River level rises above the minor flood level are possible.


Heavy rainfall may also lead to localised flash flooding.

The Flood Watch area has been extended to include the following catchments: Noosa, Maroochy, Mooloolah, Mary, Logan, Albert, tributaries of the Brisbane River, and Gold Coast catchments.

See Queensland Warnings Summary to view the current flood warnings for Queensland.

This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to higher ground should flooding develop.

See Flood Watch in Queensland for further information about Flood Watch.

Remember: If it's flooded, forget it.

For flood emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.

Current emergency information is available at www.disaster.qld.gov.au .
Weather Forecast:

For the latest weather forecasts see: Queensland Forecasts
Next Issue:

The next Flood Watch is due to be issued by midday (12 pm AEST) on Saturday 24 January 2015.

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219.

Warning, rainfall and river information are available at Queensland Rainfall and River Conditions.
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