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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Burdekin River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Burdekin River

Issued at 7:57 am EST on Monday 5 March 2018
Flood Warning Number: 8

River levels will continue to fall on the Burdekin River at Burdekin Falls Dam
following a peak below the minor flood level on Sunday afternoon.

Further areas of showers and thunderstorms are possible over the next few days
but widespread significant rainfall is not expected at this stage.

Burdekin River to Burdekin Falls Dam:
Minor flood levels are easing in the upper Burdekin River at Mt Fullstop, with
no further flooding expected in the Burdekin River to Burdekin Falls Dam.

The Burdekin River at Burdekin Falls Dam is currently at 2.22 metres and
falling. Levels will continue to fall over the next few days.

Burdekin River downstream of Burdekin Falls Dam:
River levels are generally easing downstream of Burdekin Falls Dam and remain
below minor flood levels. Levels at Inkerman Bridge are around a peak at 8:00
am Monday, approximately 0.75 metres below the minor flood level.

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:
Burdekin R at Mt Fullstop TM, 6.42, Steady, 07:00 AM MON 05/03/18
Running River at Mt Bradley TM, 1.73, Steady, 04:00 AM MON 05/03/18
Star R at Laroona TM, 2.69, Falling, 04:00 AM MON 05/03/18
Paluma Dam Alert, 0.07, Steady, 06:18 AM MON 05/03/18
Burdekin R at Gainsford TM, 5.20, Rising, 07:00 AM MON 05/03/18
Keelbottom Ck at Keelbottom TM, 1.59, Steady, 04:00 AM MON 05/03/18
Burdekin R at Sellheim TM, 4.69, Falling, 06:00 AM MON 05/03/18
Cape R at Taemas TM, 2.59, Steady, 07:00 AM MON 05/03/18
Burdekin R at Burdekin Dam Alert, 2.22, Steady, 07:48 AM MON 05/03/18
Burdekin R at Dalbeg Alert, 8.49, Falling, 07:45 AM MON 05/03/18
Burdekin R at Millaroo Alert, 7.90, Falling, 07:21 AM MON 05/03/18
Burdekin R at Clare Alert, 7.65, Falling, 07:16 AM MON 05/03/18
Burdekin R at Inkerman Br Alert, 6.21, Steady, 05:08 AM MON 05/03/18

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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