INITIAL FLOOD WATCH FOR THE PIONEER, PROSERPINE AND DON RIVER CATCHMENTS
Issued at 12:37 pm EST on Wednesday 4 January 2017
Issue Number: 1
A surface trough located along the Central Queensland Coast is expected to produce enhanced showers and thunderstorms over the warning area through to Friday.
Widespread 24 hour rainfall totals of 150-200 mm are likely with locally heavier falls up to 300 mm possible.
River level rises above the minor flood level are possible.
Heavy rainfall may also lead to localised flash flooding.
Catchments at risk within the Flood Watch area include the Pioneer, Proserpine and Don Rivers.
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