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#1451025 - 31/01/2018 14:08 North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018
Raindammit Offline
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Loc: Townsville & Bilyana NQ
Discussion continues.
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#1451139 - 01/02/2018 13:44 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Registered: 25/03/2007
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Loc: Townsville
Another failed month
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#1451157 - 01/02/2018 15:17 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
RC Offline
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Registered: 29/09/2007
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Loc: near Rockhampton, Qld
Gee it is only the 1st Dawgggg.

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#1451274 - 02/02/2018 10:28 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Loc: Townsville
20mm sunday then thats it for at least 4 weeks.
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#1451324 - 02/02/2018 17:42 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Mick10 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/2001
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Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
models are lean for next two weeks after this event, cant see us getting anywhere near average yet again
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Kirwan, Townsville Nth Qld -
March 2018 total - 296mm (194mm)
April 2018 total - 12.4mm (66mm)
2018 Yearly total to date - 794.4mm (1107mm)

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#1451427 - 03/02/2018 17:27 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Mick10 Offline
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Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
Seeing widespread storms developing to the west. Hoping for a wet night.
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Kirwan, Townsville Nth Qld -
March 2018 total - 296mm (194mm)
April 2018 total - 12.4mm (66mm)
2018 Yearly total to date - 794.4mm (1107mm)

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#1451433 - 03/02/2018 17:46 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Registered: 09/11/2015
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Loc: Mutarnee.....70km north of Tow...
We all k ow not to listen to long range models, so writing off feb based on long range models. Although the BOM has jinxed us by issueing Intial flood watch between Cairns and Rollingstone lol so prob wont see a drop.
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Mutarnee, Southern Wet Tropics - 70km North of Townsville and 40km south of Ingham.

MTD (Apr 2018]: 10mm (Ave 136mm)
Mar 2018: 679.9mm (avg 329.6mm)
YTD 2018 1787.3mm (Avg 1952.1mm)

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#1451445 - 03/02/2018 19:07 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Mick10 Offline
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Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
models were indicating up to 100mm for us yesterday, now back to 20-50mm tomorrow into monday.

just never lines up for us. shouldnt be seeing such strong SE changes with upper troughs in february anyway.
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Kirwan, Townsville Nth Qld -
March 2018 total - 296mm (194mm)
April 2018 total - 12.4mm (66mm)
2018 Yearly total to date - 794.4mm (1107mm)

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#1451455 - 03/02/2018 20:26 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Mick10 Offline
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Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
both the hervey range and towers cell are incredibly lightning active. flashes every second
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Kirwan, Townsville Nth Qld -
March 2018 total - 296mm (194mm)
April 2018 total - 12.4mm (66mm)
2018 Yearly total to date - 794.4mm (1107mm)

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#1451458 - 03/02/2018 21:26 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Wezza Offline
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Registered: 15/01/2008
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Loc: North Ward, Townsville. Toll, ...
Radar looks impressive for CT. I'm in Sydney but my dad just texted me & says heavy rain & thunder & they've lost power.

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#1451462 - 03/02/2018 22:10 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Mick10 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/2001
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Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
storms continue to just pop up everywhere, hopefully they reach the coast
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Kirwan, Townsville Nth Qld -
March 2018 total - 296mm (194mm)
April 2018 total - 12.4mm (66mm)
2018 Yearly total to date - 794.4mm (1107mm)

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#1451479 - 04/02/2018 01:09 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Mick10 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/2001
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Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
radar showing a northerly flow being introduced too, hopefully this will trigger it to go off locally, storms stopping 10km to our west. lots of thunder and lightning too. great show.
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Kirwan, Townsville Nth Qld -
March 2018 total - 296mm (194mm)
April 2018 total - 12.4mm (66mm)
2018 Yearly total to date - 794.4mm (1107mm)

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#1451481 - 04/02/2018 02:17 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Mick10 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/2001
Posts: 25255
Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
bugger all rain so far despite the radar looking like a dogs breakfast. just wont close in over the city
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Kirwan, Townsville Nth Qld -
March 2018 total - 296mm (194mm)
April 2018 total - 12.4mm (66mm)
2018 Yearly total to date - 794.4mm (1107mm)

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#1451482 - 04/02/2018 03:08 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
rainthisway Offline
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Registered: 09/11/2015
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Loc: Mutarnee.....70km north of Tow...
Absolutely pouring down here. Rain seems heavier than what the Radar is saying. Lightning flashing all over. WAHOO
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Mutarnee, Southern Wet Tropics - 70km North of Townsville and 40km south of Ingham.

MTD (Apr 2018]: 10mm (Ave 136mm)
Mar 2018: 679.9mm (avg 329.6mm)
YTD 2018 1787.3mm (Avg 1952.1mm)

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#1451483 - 04/02/2018 03:55 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
hickory Offline
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Registered: 27/01/2006
Posts: 1326
Loc: Holloways Beach QLD
What is the best Alert that gives you people an indication of the rain amounts falling in your dam catchment ??

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#1451494 - 04/02/2018 09:22 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
rainthisway Offline
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Registered: 09/11/2015
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Loc: Mutarnee.....70km north of Tow...
105mm for me last night. Awesome.
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Mutarnee, Southern Wet Tropics - 70km North of Townsville and 40km south of Ingham.

MTD (Apr 2018]: 10mm (Ave 136mm)
Mar 2018: 679.9mm (avg 329.6mm)
YTD 2018 1787.3mm (Avg 1952.1mm)

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#1451499 - 04/02/2018 10:16 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
SBT Offline
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Registered: 07/02/2007
Posts: 14215
Loc: Townsville Dry Tropics
Just 14mm for me from last night. The light and sound show was good though.
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#1451501 - 04/02/2018 10:41 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
Mick10 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/2001
Posts: 25255
Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
if last nights conditions cant deliver god knows what will, bar a cyclone. perfect conditions and we get 8mm.
YAY!

the wind flow changed about 15-20km west of us, meaning all the storms coming from inland changed direction and went north before they got to us. then the northerly flow was just off from missing us too around midnight. Hence why areas to our west and north west did better.
Perfect set up and again we get screwed over, there is always something, just wanted a massive wet night mad
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Kirwan, Townsville Nth Qld -
March 2018 total - 296mm (194mm)
April 2018 total - 12.4mm (66mm)
2018 Yearly total to date - 794.4mm (1107mm)

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#1451502 - 04/02/2018 10:43 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: hickory]
Mick10 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/2001
Posts: 25255
Loc: Kirwan, Townsville - NQld.
Originally Posted By: hickory
What is the best Alert that gives you people an indication of the rain amounts falling in your dam catchment ??


http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/townsville.shtml

if you move the mouse over the alert station you can see the names. the catchment area runs from Calcium to Woodstock to Nettlefield then down to the dam wall obviously.
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Kirwan, Townsville Nth Qld -
March 2018 total - 296mm (194mm)
April 2018 total - 12.4mm (66mm)
2018 Yearly total to date - 794.4mm (1107mm)

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#1451504 - 04/02/2018 11:01 Re: North Queensland Wet Season - Cardwell to Bowen - February 2018 [Re: Raindammit]
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Registered: 15/01/2008
Posts: 718
Loc: North Ward, Townsville. Toll, ...
My dad texted me this morning & said they got 75mm at their place last night. Waiting for him to check my gauge today. smile

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