Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Gulf Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the lower Flinders River

Issued at 10:25 am EST on Thursday 4 April 2019
Flood Warning Number: 12

River levels at Walkers Bend are peaking during Thursday well below minor and
some 2.5 metres below the bridge deck level.

A chance of showers near the coast, however no significant rainfall is expected
for the next few days.

Flinders River downstream of Richmond:
Small river level rises continue during Thursday as floodwaters from the
Cloncurry River continue to arrive.

The Flinders River at Walkers Bend is currently at 2.87 metres (below minor)
and steady, which is about 2.53 metres below the level of the bridge. The
Flinders River at Walkers Bend will remain below the minor flood level (5.00 m)
during 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:
Flinders R at Etta Plains TM, 0.69, Steady, 08:00 AM THU 04/04/19
Gilliat R at Wills Dev Rd TM, 6.29, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 04/04/19
Cloncurry R at Canobie Auto TM, 3.23, Steady, 08:00 AM THU 04/04/19
Flinders R at Walkers Bend TM, 2.87, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 04/04/19

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.

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