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Flood Warning for SA

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.

Final Flood Watch For The Flinders Ranges And Parts Of The North West And North East Pastoral Districts
Issued at 11:51 AM CST on Tuesday 26 April 2022
Flood Watch Number: 2
THE RISK OF FLOODING HAS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED

An upper level trough over central South Australia is moving eastwards and will clear to the east later today. Heavy rainfall has eased over northern parts of the state this morning.
In the last 24 hours to 9 am Tuesday, high rainfall totals of up to 68.8 mm (at Woomera) have been recorded in the flood watch areas.
Rainfall totals of 5 - 20 mm are possible in eastern parts of the state during the remainder of Tuesday.
The risk of flooding has significantly reduced, however some local roads may remain impacted.

Catchments likely to be affected include:
Flinders Ranges Rivers and Creeks
Lake Eyre
Lake Frome
North West Lake Torrens

For the latest SA Warnings refer to www.bom.gov.au/sa/warnings
For more information on the Flood Warning and Flood Watch Service: www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml
South Australia Flood Watch catchment map: www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/image/BOM_Flood_Watch_Areas_map_SouthAustralia_2017.pdf

Flood Safety Advice:
For flood emergency assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Check road conditions before travelling.}

Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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