Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland
MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BALONNE RIVER
Issued at 11:08 am EST on Saturday 31 January 2015
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 2
Minor flood levels are approaching a peak during Saturday morning on the Balonne River at Surat.
No significant rainfall is forecast during the weekend.
CONDAMINE RIVER FROM WARWICK TO CONDAMINE TOWNSHIP:
Small river level rises are being recorded downstream from Loudon Bridge, where a small flood peak remains in the Brigalow Bridge area.
Moderate flood levels are expected to be easing at Pine Hill Crossing.
CONDAMINE AND BALONNE RIVERS FROM CONDAMINE TO WAROO:
Minor flood levels remain near a peak at Surat. Minor flood levels are rising further downstream at Weribone.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
BALONNE RIVER at:
WARKON: Remain below minor during the weekend.
SURAT (Manual): Minor flood levels to remain high during the weekend.
WARROO: River level rises expected during Saturday, however levels to remain below minor.
ST GEORGE (Manual): River level rises expected next week, however levels to remain below minor.
Predictions will be refined as upstream peaks are recorded.
Remember: If it's flooded, forget it.
For flood emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500
For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000) immediately
Current emergency information is available at www.disaster.qld.gov.au
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts
The next warning is due to be issued by 11:30 am AEST on Sunday 01 February 2015.
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River||Date/Time of Observation|
|Condamine R at Loudoun Br *||2.13m falling||09:00 AM SAT 31/01/15|
|Condamine R at Chinchilla Weir TW *||0.92m falling||09:20 AM SAT 31/01/15|
|Charleys Ck at Seven Oaks *||1.79m steady||08:20 AM SAT 31/01/15|
|Condamine R at Condamine||NA||NA|
|Condamine R at Cotswold *||4.72m steady||08:00 AM SAT 31/01/15|
|Balonne R at Warkon||6.51m rising slowly||09:00 AM SAT 31/01/15|
|Balonne R at Surat (Auto) *||5.62m steady||09:00 AM SAT 31/01/15|
|Balonne R at Surat (manual)||NA||NA|
|Balonne R at Weribone *||6.18m rising||08:00 AM SAT 31/01/15|
|Balonne R at Warroo||NA||NA|
|Maranoa R at Old Cashmere *||1.15m steady||08:00 AM SAT 31/01/15|
|Balonne R at St George * (auto)||1.76m steady||09:00 AM SAT 31/01/15|
|* auto station|
|NA no obs available|
Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood .
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.