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#1423581 - 18/05/2017 06:55 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
Raindammit Offline
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Registered: 14/02/2002
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Loc: Townsville & Bilyana NQ
47mm in BG. Currently clearing rapidly from the North.
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#1423583 - 18/05/2017 07:35 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
Wezza Offline
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Coming down heavily now. smile

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#1423599 - 18/05/2017 10:26 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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Loc: Cranbrook, Townsville
Most of the rain is south of us, gee I hope that changes quickly.

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#1423600 - 18/05/2017 10:30 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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According to EC we have to wait for that trough to the west to cross us to get the next lot of heavy rain then that's it.

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#1423601 - 18/05/2017 10:43 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
Rhubarb Offline
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44m overnight in West End .. had some noisy thunder too!

Makes me want to cry seeing what's happening to the south of us. Hopefully what's still due to come in from the west will give us some more rain.


Edited by Rhubarb (18/05/2017 10:46)
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2017: May 19th: 46mm
2017: May 18th: 113 mm Whopee ..................
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#1423607 - 18/05/2017 12:15 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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Very heavy rain in the CBD at the moment. grin
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#1423609 - 18/05/2017 12:23 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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Yep, beautiful and heavy here in North Ward. smile

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#1423611 - 18/05/2017 12:49 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
been moderate rain most of the morning, nothing exceptionally heavy in kirwan. i havent emptied the gauge, but looks like 50mm since yesterday arvo.
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#1423613 - 18/05/2017 13:37 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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Nice storm over the CBD at present, quite noisy

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#1423614 - 18/05/2017 13:37 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
Wezza Offline
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Big crack of thunder here just then! Rain picking up again.

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#1423615 - 18/05/2017 13:45 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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Some wicked thunder in the CBD!
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#1423620 - 18/05/2017 14:15 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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Another 34mm since 11am making a total since it started raining of 78mm. Whoopee ...e...e...e...e...e...e...e...


Edited by Rhubarb (18/05/2017 14:16)
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#1423622 - 18/05/2017 14:39 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
gee that was some pretty heavy rain for a while, the ole 70mm in a an hour rainfall rate, sadly it didnt last an hour!
also, sadly looks to be clearing from the west soon. upper trough is still way back, some hopefully more to come later on today.
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#1423623 - 18/05/2017 14:48 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Mick10]
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We had a lot of rain here mate about 55:37mm of since 6pm last night mate and the last 24 hour we had about 25.91mm of rain.

Just update you that is all mate.
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#1423624 - 18/05/2017 15:02 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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Torrential rain in the CBD!
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#1423627 - 18/05/2017 15:46 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Mick10]
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Loc: Holloways Beach QLD
Originally Posted By: Mick10
been moderate rain most of the morning, nothing exceptionally heavy in kirwan. i havent emptied the gauge, but looks like 50mm since yesterday arvo.

Mick, could you tell me what geographic points, width and furthest point from the dam wall that would indicate were your dam catchment actually is.

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#1423633 - 18/05/2017 16:29 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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Loc: Townsville Dry Tropics
I am 6 kilometres from the dam as the crow flies and have had 105mm in the last 24 hours to 3.30pm (when it started raining at my place yesterday). Yesterday was 38mm and 67mm emptied out of my Nylex at 3.30pm.

Dam wall has recorded 38mm since 9.00am this morning see http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/townsville.shtml for details.
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#1423640 - 18/05/2017 17:27 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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For sure this is the best widespread rain for the H&LB this season. Consistent totals extending from the coast to the inland parts - hope the next 24hrs delivers some more before sliding south. Not a drought breaker but will hopefully drop a few months supply into the dam. Enjoy it guys. Radar looks good for another burst : - )
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#1423641 - 18/05/2017 17:32 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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I think we will get around 1 weeks worth of water at this stage, if we can somehow snag 100mm tonight it will make a much better difference.

56mm here since 9am
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#1423648 - 18/05/2017 18:56 Re: North Queensland Dry Season - Cardwell to Bowen - 2017 [Re: Raindammit]
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82mm for me in CT so far since it began, that was about an hour ago. Still raining steadily.

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