Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Herbert River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning For The Herbert River
Issued at 12:46 PM EST on Monday 08 April 2024
Flood Warning Number: 2

NO FURTHER FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG THE HERBERT RIVER
In the 24 hours to 9 am Sunday, up to 42 mm of rainfall was recorded across upper parts of the Herbert River catchment. This caused river level rises in the upper catchment which are now expected to be peaking just below the minor flood level at Gleneagle. River levels are expected to peak well below minor flood levels in the lower catchment over the next day or two.
Only very isolated rainfall has been recorded since 9 am Sunday, and no further significant rainfall is expected.

Herbert River to Nash's Crossing:
No further flooding is expected in the Herbert River to Nash's Crossing.
There are no observations available for the manual gauge at Gleneagle, however, based on the nearby automatic gauge, it is expected that the river has peaked just below the minor flood level (4.50 m) during Monday morning and is now easing.
The Herbert River at Gleneagle is expected to continue easing and remain below the minor flood level (4.50 m).

Herbert River downstream of Nash's Crossing:
No further flooding is expected in the Herbert River downstream of Nash's Crossing.
The Herbert River at Abergowrie Bridge is currently at 2.25 metres and rising, below the minor flood level.
The Herbert River at Abergowrie Bridge is expected to peak well below the minor flood level (6.00 m) overnight Monday into Tuesday.

The Herbert River at Halifax is currently at 1.32 metres and falling with the tide, below the minor flood level.
The Herbert River at Halifax is expected to peak well below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Tuesday.

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:
Wild R at Silver Valley TM,2.38,Steady,12:00 PM MON 08/04/24
Rudd Ck at Gunnawarra TM,5.43,Falling,12:00 PM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Gleneagle Alert,3.85,Steady,12:29 PM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Gleneagle TM,3.86,Steady,12:00 PM MON 08/04/24
Blencoe Creek at Blencoe Falls TM,2.34,Steady,12:00 PM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Nashs Crossing Alert,2.05,Rising,12:26 PM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Abergowrie Alert,2.87,Steady,12:07 PM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Abergowrie TM,2.91,Rising,12:00 PM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Abergowrie Br Alert,2.25,Rising,12:32 PM MON 08/04/24
Stone R at Peacock Siding Alert,0.80,Falling,11:14 AM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Trebonne Alert,3.25,Falling,12:26 PM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Ingham Pump Stn Alert,2.59,Steady,11:40 AM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Ingham Pump Stn TM,2.58,Steady,12:00 PM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Gairloch (Auto) Alert,2.24,Falling,12:18 PM MON 08/04/24
Herbert R at Halifax Alert,1.32,Falling,12:34 PM MON 08/04/24
Lucinda Pt Tide TM,1.64,Falling,12:06 PM MON 08/04/24

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.

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