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  • Minor Flood Warning For The Flinders River Fri 01 Mar 2024

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
      
    Minor Flood Warning For The Flinders River 
    Issued at 12:43 PM EST on Friday 01 March 2024
    Flood Warning Number: 36
    
    RENEWED MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT WALKERS BEND
     The Flinders River at Walkers Bend fell below the minor flood level during Thursday, however the arrival of upstream flow may result in renewed minor flooding during the weekend.
     Rainfall totals of up to 34 mm have been recorded across the Flinders River catchment in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Friday. Further showers and thunderstorms are possible over the next few days, however significant rainfall totals are not expected.
    
    Flinders River downstream of Richmond:
    Renewed minor flooding may occur along the Flinders River downstream of Richmond.
    The Flinders River at Walkers Bend fell below the minor flood level (5.00 m) during Thursday and is currently at 4.75 metres and steady.
    The Flinders River at Walkers Bend may reach the minor flood level (5.00 m) during the weekend with the arrival of upstream flow.
    
    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:
    The next warning will be issued by 01:30 pm EST on Monday 04 March 2024.
    
    Latest River Heights:
    Porcupine Ck at Mt Emu Plains TM,1.83,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 01/03/24
    Flinders R at Glendower Crossing TM,1.32,Falling,12:00 PM FRI 01/03/24
    Flinders R at Marathon TM,0.48,Steady,11:00 AM FRI 01/03/24
    Flinders R at Punchbowl TM,4.87,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 01/03/24
    Cloncurry R at Cloncurry TM,1.71,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 01/03/24
    Gilliat R at Wills Dev Rd TM,6.08,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 01/03/24
    Julia Ck at Julia Ck TM,1.50,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 01/03/24
    Cloncurry R at Canobie Auto TM,6.19,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 01/03/24
    Flinders R-Cloncurry R Junction TM,5.91,Rising,09:00 AM FRI 01/03/24
    Flinders R at Walkers Bend TM,4.75,Steady,12:00 PM 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.