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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Sunshine Coast (Noosa etc.)

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Maroochy and Noosa Rivers

Issued at 12:01 pm EST on Tuesday 5 December 2017
Flood Warning Number: 2

River levels on the Maroochy River at Picnic Point has peaked just below the
minor flood level on the high tide during Tuesday morning.

Rainfall totals of up to 120mm were recorded across the Maroochy River
catchment in the 24 hours to 9am on Monday. Further showers and isolated
thunderstorms are possible during the remainder of Tuesday but this rainfall is
not expected to be significant.

Maroochy River:
No further flooding is expected in the Maroochy River.

The Maroochy River at Dunethin Rock is expected to remain below the minor flood
level (2.90 m) during Tuesday.

The Maroochy River at Picnic Point is expected to remain below the minor flood
level (1.30 m) for subsequent high tides over the next few days.

Noosa River:
River level rises in the Noosa River during Tuesday and Wednesday are expected
to remain 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)
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:
Mooloolaba Tide Alert, 1.77, Falling, 11:35 AM TUE 05/12/17
Maroochy R at Dunethin Rock Alert, 1.2, Rising, 11:03 AM TUE 05/12/17
Maroochy R at Picnic Point Alert, 1.00, Falling, 11:23 AM TUE 05/12/17
Noosa R at Tewantin Alert, 0.82, Falling, 11:34 AM TUE 05/12/17
Noosa R at Noosa Bar Alert, 0.80, Falling, 11:33 AM TUE 05/12/17

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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