IMPORTANT: Severe weather warning issued for Fraser Coast

PARTS of Wide Bay, including the Fraser Coast, can expect heavy rainfall tomorrow – with a moderate flood warning for the Mary River in play.

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Heavy rainfall which could lead to localised flash flooding in parts of the Fraser Coast has been issued for tomorrow.
PHOTO: File / Shaun Ryan.

Forecasters with the Bureau of Meteorology said an upper low was moving into southeast Queensland and is expected to result in widespread rainfall from early Friday morning.

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“Heavy rainfall is expected to be concentrated around a surface trough which is forecast to develop over the Wide Bay and Burnett district early Friday morning and move slowly southwards during the afternoon and evening.”

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Locally intense rainfall could also lead “dangerous and life-threatening flash flooding.”

Minor flooding along the Mary River upstream of Gympie has already occurred and continued rainfall in the catchment could see river levels continue to rise.

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At this stage, the Mary River at Maryborough is expected to remain below the minor flood level (5m) during Thursday and into Friday.

Residents are being urged to keep up-to-date with the latest alerts and warning from BOM.

You can also access information on the Fraser Coast Regional Council’s Disaster Dashboard.

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