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#1483312 - 31/12/2018 10:59 Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019
Raindammit Offline
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Registered: 14/02/2002
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Loc: Townsville & Bilyana NQ
Discussion continues.
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#1484421 - 06/01/2019 22:43 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
Hailin Offline
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Registered: 27/12/2010
Posts: 1018
Loc: Moranbah/Glenella
Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS and HEAVY RAINFALL
For people in parts of Herbert and Lower Burdekin and Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast Districts.
Issued at 4:59 pm Sunday, 6 January 2019.
Heavy rain and damaging wind gusts to develop between Alva Beach and Sarina from Monday evening

Weather Situation: At 4pm AEST Sunday, ex-tropical cyclone Penny was located in the Coral Sea near latitude 17.0 degrees south, longitude 154.5 degrees east, about 740 kilometres east to northeast of Bowen.
Over the next few days, the system is forecast to move further west towards the tropical east coast of Queensland, most likely as a tropical low. There is still some risk that the system will redevelop into a category 1 tropical cyclone over the western Coral Sea. However, regardless of its status, heavy rainfall and damaging winds are likely to develop with its passage.
Areas of heavy rainfall, which may lead to flash flooding, are expected to develop over the southern flank of the system from Monday evening. Heavy rain should initially develop about coastal areas between Alva Beach and Sarina, and extend inland during Tuesday. Six hourly rainfall totals between 140mm and 180mm are possible, with isolated heavier falls in excess of 200mm possible.
Damaging winds, with peak gusts of around 90km/h may develop over the Whitsunday Islands from Monday evening or Tuesday morning.
Locations which may be affected include Mackay, Bowen, Ayr, Proserpine, Collinsville, Hamilton Island, Eungella, Alva Beach, Airlie Beach and Clare.

The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 pm AEST Sunday.

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#1484507 - 07/01/2019 18:27 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Hailin]
Hailin Offline
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Registered: 27/12/2010
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Loc: Moranbah/Glenella
Just thought I'd update the SWW:
Severe Weather Warning
for DAMAGING WINDS and HEAVY RAINFALL
For people in parts of Herbert and Lower Burdekin and Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast Districts.
Issued at 4:42 pm Monday, 7 January 2019.
Heavy rain and damaging wind gusts expected to develop between Alva Beach and Sarina on Tuesday.

Weather Situation: At 4pm AEST Monday, ex-tropical cyclone Penny was located in the Coral Sea near latitude 18.1 degrees south, longitude 152.6 degrees east, about 630 kilometres east-northeast of Townsville. Ex-Penny was moving west southwest at 14 kilometres per hour.
Ex-tropical cyclone Penny is expected to continue its westward movement, and the system is likely to cross the tropical Queensland coast some time between late Tuesday and early Thursday. The most likely scenario is that ex-Penny will remain a tropical low, but there is a moderate risk that the system will redevelop into a category 1 tropical cyclone before it crosses the coast. Regardless of its status, heavy rainfall and damaging winds are likely to develop about parts of the Queensland coast as ex-Penny approaches.
Areas of heavy rainfall, which may lead to flash flooding, are expected to develop in coastal and adjacent inland areas between Alva Beach and Sarina on Tuesday. Six hourly rainfall totals between 140mm and 180mm are possible, with isolated heavier falls in excess of 200mm.
Damaging winds, with peak gusts of around 90km/h, are expected to develop about exposed coastal and island locations in the warning area on Tuesday, particularly about the Whitsunday Islands.
Locations which may be affected include Mackay, Bowen, Ayr, Proserpine, Collinsville and Hamilton Island.

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#1484577 - 08/01/2019 07:58 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
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Posts: 3633
Constant heavy showers and squalls here atm

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#1484645 - 08/01/2019 14:34 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
dormant Offline
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Registered: 30/01/2011
Posts: 748
Loc: near ferry, FNQ
Erm, where's 'here'?

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#1484651 - 08/01/2019 15:05 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Tempest]
ColdFront Offline
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Registered: 29/06/2008
Posts: 19046
Loc: The Beach.
Originally Posted By: Tempest
Constant heavy showers and squalls here atm


Nice to see you are getting a drink in Mackay Tempest. It managed to just miss here.
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#1484661 - 08/01/2019 15:53 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: ColdFront]
Tempest Offline
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Posts: 3633
Originally Posted By: ColdFront
Originally Posted By: Tempest
Constant heavy showers and squalls here atm


Nice to see you are getting a drink in Mackay Tempest. It managed to just miss here.


Its just about done though, some showers to come but thats it, you guys had had plenty up there in December

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#1484666 - 08/01/2019 16:08 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Tempest]
ColdFront Offline
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Registered: 29/06/2008
Posts: 19046
Loc: The Beach.
Originally Posted By: Tempest
Originally Posted By: ColdFront
Originally Posted By: Tempest
Constant heavy showers and squalls here atm


Nice to see you are getting a drink in Mackay Tempest. It managed to just miss here.


Its just about done though, some showers to come but thats it, you guys had had plenty up there in December


I'm south of you nowadays mate.
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#1484667 - 08/01/2019 16:10 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
MS.VORTICITY Offline
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Registered: 09/10/2009
Posts: 634
Loc: Erakala
Quite happy with my 76.2mm. 😃 So missed this!

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#1484678 - 08/01/2019 16:51 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: ColdFront]
Tempest Offline
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Registered: 17/11/2001
Posts: 3633
Originally Posted By: ColdFront
Originally Posted By: Tempest
Originally Posted By: ColdFront
Originally Posted By: Tempest
Constant heavy showers and squalls here atm


Nice to see you are getting a drink in Mackay Tempest. It managed to just miss here.


Its just about done though, some showers to come but thats it, you guys had had plenty up there in December


I'm south of you nowadays mate.

oh, I thought you were up in Cairns, in saying that, this is our last wet season in Mackay, we are moving to Brisb this year.

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#1484679 - 08/01/2019 16:52 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
ColdFront Offline
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Registered: 29/06/2008
Posts: 19046
Loc: The Beach.
Just down the road.
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#1484692 - 08/01/2019 18:00 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
Tempest Offline
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Registered: 17/11/2001
Posts: 3633
Sarina? Rocky? Gladstone?

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#1484709 - 08/01/2019 18:57 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
ColdFront Offline
Meteorological Motor Mouth

Registered: 29/06/2008
Posts: 19046
Loc: The Beach.
Near Bundaberg on the coast mate.
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#1484731 - 08/01/2019 20:49 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
Rainrunner Offline
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Registered: 23/01/2011
Posts: 1363
Loc: Whitsundays
Conway Beach this arvo - white horses galore.



Edited by Rainrunner (08/01/2019 21:08)
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#1484778 - 09/01/2019 08:22 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
Tempest Offline
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Registered: 17/11/2001
Posts: 3633
Penny has given us 145mm so far, cant complain. 550mm since the start of Dec, good start to the wet.


Edited by Tempest (09/01/2019 08:24)

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#1485038 - 11/01/2019 08:08 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
batty Offline
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Registered: 04/12/2010
Posts: 485
Loc: Finch Hatton Gorge
Gorge road closed to all but high clearance 4wd,s (locals only)
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#1485117 - 11/01/2019 18:04 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
batty Offline
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Registered: 04/12/2010
Posts: 485
Loc: Finch Hatton Gorge
Gorge Rd now open to general high clearance vehicle's

http://www.bom.gov.au/fwo/IDQ65393/IDQ65393.533111.plt.shtml
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#1485309 - 13/01/2019 17:32 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
batty Offline
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Registered: 04/12/2010
Posts: 485
Loc: Finch Hatton Gorge


Edited by batty (13/01/2019 17:35)
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#1486461 - 23/01/2019 17:19 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
Tempest Offline
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Registered: 17/11/2001
Posts: 3633
The GFS model has been consistently showing an active moonsoon trough developing at the end of this month, looks promising.

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#1487333 - 27/01/2019 12:17 Re: Central Coast & Whitsundays Wet Season - January 2019 [Re: Raindammit]
batty Offline
Weather Freak

Registered: 04/12/2010
Posts: 485
Loc: Finch Hatton Gorge
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Severe Weather Warning
for HEAVY RAINFALL

For people in Herbert and Lower Burdekin and parts of North Tropical Coast and Tablelands, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Central Coast and Whitsundays and Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast Districts.

Issued at 9:10 am Sunday, 27 January 2019.

High risk of heavy rain and flooding across areas of north Queensland during today and into tonight.

Weather Situation: The monsoon trough currently extends across far north Queensland and is forecast to shift slowly southwards over north Queensland during today.

Heavy rainfall, which may lead to flash flooding, is forecast around the tropical east coast and adjacent inland areas between Cairns and Bowen today. Six-hourly rainfall totals of 100mm to 150mm are likely with locally heavier falls possible with thunderstorms. LOCALLY INTENSE RAINFALL AND FLOODING will remain a risk during today and into tonight with six-hourly rainfall totals in excess of 250mm possible.

Heavy rainfall may extend southwards towards the Whitsundays and adjacent inland areas on Monday. Depending on the movement of the monsoon trough. It is possible that this heavy rainfall may extend a little further south than currently forecast.
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