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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 MOOLOOLAH RIVERS AND COOCHIN CREEK
Issued at 8:55 pm EST on Saturday 4 June 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 4

Minor flood levels to ease at Picnic Point with the high tide.

No significant rainfall has been recorded across the Sunshine Coast catchments
during the last 6 hours. Further showers and rain areas are forecast to
gradually ease overnight.

MAROOCHY RIVER:
River levels continue falling in the North Maroochy River and South Maroochy
Rivers.

MOOLOOLAH RIVER:
River levels have fallen below the minor flood level on the Mooloolah River at
Mooloolah during Saturday afternoon. River levels continue rising downstream
from Jordan St, with river levels at Mooloolaba Tide easing with the receding
high tide.

COOCHIN CREEK:
River levels continue falling along Coochin Creek.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
MAROOCHY RIVER:
PICNIC POINT: River levels are expected to ease with the receding high tide.

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.qldalert.com

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:
This is the final warning. River Height Bulletins will continue to be issued.

Latest River Heights:
Mooloolah R at Mooloolah # 2.8m falling 08:21 PM SAT 04/06/16
Ewen Maddock Dam # 25.54m rising 06:01 PM SAT 04/06/16
Mooloolah R at Jordan St # 3.35m rising 08:06 PM SAT 04/06/16
Mooloolah R at Palmview # 1.64m rising 07:45 PM SAT 04/06/16
Mooloolah R U/S Parreara Weir # 1.16m rising 08:05 PM SAT 04/06/16
Mooloolaba Tide # 2.27m rising 08:07 PM SAT 04/06/16
Maroochy R at Dunethin Rock # 1.45m rising 07:44 PM SAT 04/06/16
Yandina Ck at Yandina Ck # 4.19m falling 07:11 PM SAT 04/06/16
Maroochy R at Picnic Point # 1.26m rising 08:05 PM SAT 04/06/16
# auto statio

Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost
of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
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