Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Ross River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning For The Bohle River
Issued at 08:53 AM EST on Tuesday 02 March 2021
Flood Watch Number: 6

RIVER LEVELS HAVE EASED BELOW MINOR AT MT BOHLE
Rainfall recorded in the 24 hour period to 9am Tuesday was up to 19mm, which fell during early Monday evening. There remains a chance of showers and a possible thunderstorm for the next few days.

Bohle River:
River levels are easing along the Bohle River during Tuesday morning.
There are currently no observations at the Mt Bohle (automatic) gauge, but river levels are expected to be below the minor flood level (4.00 m) and falling.
The Bohle River at Mt Bohle will remain 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.
Note: The flood classifications for the Ross River at Aplins Weir were adjusted in February 2020 following consultation with council.

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Lt Bohle R u/s Bohle Junction Alert,-0.56,Steady,08:10 AM TUE 02/03/21
Bohle R at Hervey Range Rd Alert,3.25,Falling,08:08 AM TUE 02/03/21
Bohle R at Dalrymple Rd Alert,5.79,Falling,08:47 AM TUE 02/03/21
Black R upstream Bruce Hwy TM,1.19,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 02/03/21
Bluewater Ck at Bluewater TM,1.73,Steady,08:20 AM TUE 02/03/21
Ross R at Ross River Dam Alert,37.51,Rising,12:22 AM TUE 02/03/21
Ross R at Black Weir (Riverway) Alert,0.15,Steady,08:30 AM TUE 02/03/21
Ross R at Aplin Weir Alert,0.11,Steady,06:03 AM TUE 02/03/21
Ross R at Rooneys Bridge Alert,1.05,Steady,08:50 AM TUE 02/03/21
Townsville Harbour Tide TM,2.75,Rising,08:37 AM TUE 02/03/21
Cape Ferguson Tide TM,2.50,Steady,08:42 AM TUE 02/03/21

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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