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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Mulgrave and Russell Rivers

Issued at 9:02 pm EST on Saturday 10 March 2018
Flood Warning Number: 19

River levels continue to ease along the Mulgrave and Russell Rivers during
Saturday evening, with levels between Peets Bridge and Gordonvale falling below
the minor flood level during Saturday.

Flood levels on the Russell River are likely to continue to ease slowly into

No significant rainfall has fallen across the Mulgrave-Russell River catchments
during Saturday. Further showers are possible, but these are forecast to
decrease during the weekend.

Mulgrave River:
River levels are easing along the Mulgrave River.

The Mulgrave River at Peets Bridge fell below the minor flood level (5.00 m)
around midday Saturday, and is currently at 4.10 metres and falling.

The Mulgrave River at Gordonvale fell below the minor flood level (12.00 m)
around 6 pm Saturday, and is currently at 11.60 metres and falling.

Russell River:
Moderate flood levels should commence to fall more rapidly between Bucklands
and Clyde Road. At Clyde Road, the flood level is currently 1.33 metres above
the level of the Clyde Road Bridge.

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)

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:
Mulgrave R at The Fisheries Alert, 2.75, Falling, 08:44 PM SAT 10/03/18
Mulgrave R at Peets Bridge Alert, 4.10, Falling, 08:58 PM SAT 10/03/18
Mulgrave R at Gordonvale Alert, 11.60, Falling, 08:41 PM SAT 10/03/18
Russell R at Bucklands TM, 7.34, Steady, 08:00 PM SAT 10/03/18
Babinda Ck at The Boulders TM, 1.98, Falling, 08:29 PM SAT 10/03/18
Russell R at Clyde Rd Alert, 1.33, Falling, 08:16 PM SAT 10/03/18

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.
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