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Flood Warning - Johnstone River

6 February 2018 07:06 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the South Johnstone River

Issued at 7:06 am EST on Tuesday 6 February 2018
Flood Warning Number: 3

River levels are easing in the South Johnstone River at Mourilyan Mill
following a minor flood peak late Monday evening.

Rainfall totals of 80-230 mm have been recorded across the catchment since 9:00
am Monday. The heaviest rain has now largely cleared, with no significant
rainfall expected over the next few days.

South Johnstone:
No further flooding is expected in the South Johnstone.

The South Johnstone River at Mourilyan Mill peaked just above the minor flood
level (8.0 metres) late Monday evening and is currently at 6.97 metres and
falling.

Flood Safety Advice:
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.qld.gov.au/alerts

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
N Johnstone R at Glen Allyn Alert, 3.38, Falling, 06:42 AM TUE 06/02/18
N Johnstone R at Glen Allyn TM, 3.36, Falling, 06:36 AM TUE 06/02/18
N Johnstone R at Tung Oil TM, 4.96, Steady, 06:34 AM TUE 06/02/18
N Johnstone R at McAvoy Br Alert, 3.85, Falling, 06:50 AM TUE 06/02/18
S Johnstone R at Corsis Alert, 4.54, Falling, 06:13 AM TUE 06/02/18
S Johnstone R at Central Mill Alert, 5.40, Falling, 06:44 AM TUE 06/02/18
S Johnstone R at Central Mill TM, 5.53, Falling, 06:40 AM TUE 06/02/18
S Johnstone R at Mourilyan Mill Alert, 6.97, Falling, 06:45 AM TUE 06/02/18
Johnstone R at Innisfail Alert, 3.94, Falling, 06:29 AM TUE 06/02/18
Mourilyan Harbour Tide Alert, 1.99, Falling, 06:29 AM TUE 06/02/18
Mourilyan Harbour Tide TM, 1.98, Steady, 06:36 AM TUE 06/02/18

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.