A flood warning has been issued for parts of Queensland
A flood warning has been issued for parts of Queensland Chris Ison

Flood warning for Central Queensland, Wide Bay rivers

A FLOOD warning spanning from Central-west Queensland to Wide Bay-Burnett has been released this afternoon, as forecasters predict up to 100mm of rain between now and Saturday.

Waterways in the Fitzroy, Calliope, Boyne, Baffle, Kolan, Burrum-Cherwell, Burnett and Mary catchments are all at risk of flooding, according to the Bureau of Meteorology alert.

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The Bureau expects an upper trough to deliver showers and storms to parts of the south-east today, evolving into rain overnight and into tomorrow. 

The widespread rain expected for Friday is to ease on Saturday

The Bureau warns "rainfall totals of 50-100mm are possible, with locally higher totals likely with storms".

"Heavy rainfall may also lead to localised flash flooding."


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