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  • Final Flood Warning For The Nicholson River Fri 01 Mar 2024

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
      
    Final Flood Warning For The Nicholson River 
    Issued at 11:19 AM EST on Friday 01 March 2024
    Flood Warning Number: 28
    
    FLOODING HAS EASED AT BURKETOWN AIRSTRIP
     Elevated river levels across the Nicholson River catchment are now easing. Flooding at Burketown Airstrip along the Albert River has eased and is now below the minor flood level.
     Rainfall totals of up to 20 mm have been observed across the Nicholson and Leichhardt catchments in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Friday. Showers and possible thunderstorms are forecast to continue for the next few days, however widespread significant rainfall is not expected.
    
    Nicholson and Gregory Rivers:
    No further flooding is expected along the Nicholson and Gregory Rivers.
    No river level observations are available at Burketown Airstrip, however the river level is estimated to be below the minor flood level (5.00 m) and falling.
    The Albert River at Burketown Airstrip is expected to remain below the minor flood level (5.00 m) over the next few days.
    
    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:
    Gregory R at Gregory Downs TM,2.17,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 01/03/24
    Burketown Tide TM,2.37,Steady,10:37 AM FRI 01/03/24
    Leichhardt R at Doughboy Ck TM,1.88,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 01/03/24
    Leichhardt R at Julius Dam TM,0.22,Steady,11:00 AM FRI 01/03/24
    Leichhardt R at Miranda Creek TM,2.85,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 01/03/24
    Gunpowder Ck at Gunpowder TM,1.46,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 01/03/24
    Leichhardt R at Floraville TM,2.78,Rising,10:00 AM FRI 01/03/24
    
    This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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.