IDQ20765Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Minor Flood Warning for the Dawson River
Issued at 10:58 am EST on Sunday 25 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 8
Minor flood levels are likely at Theodore, Moura and Baralaba during Sunday.
No significant rainfall is expected across the catchment area for the next few days.
Dawson River to Theodore:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Dawson River to Theodore.
The Dawson River at Taroom is currently at 5.34 metres and falling. River levels are expected to fall below the minor flood level (4.50 m) overnight Sunday into Monday.
The Dawson River at Theodore continues to slowly rise. River levels are likely to exceed the minor flood level (8.00 m) Sunday afternoon and peak near 8.70 metres during Monday morning.
Dawson River downstream of Theodore:
Minor flooding is likely along the Dawson River downstream of Theodore.
The Dawson river at Moura is expected to be rising during Sunday morning. River levels are likely to exceed the minor flood level (6.00 m) during Sunday afternoon.
The Dawson river at Baralaba is expected to be rising during Sunday morning. River levels are likely to exceed the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Sunday afternoon.
Flood Safety Advice:
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.qld.gov.au/alerts
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST on Monday 26 September 2016.
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River (m)||Tendency||Date/Time of Observation|
|Dawson R at Taroom TM||5.34||Falling||09:00 AM SUN 25/09/16|
|Dawson R at Gyranda Weir Alert||1.22||Falling||09:16 AM SUN 25/09/16|
|Dawson R at Theodore Weir TM||7.64||Steady||08:00 AM SUN 25/09/16|
|Dawson R at Moura||Not Available|
|Mimosa Ck at Karamea Alert||1.46||Steady||08:10 AM SUN 25/09/16|
|Dawson R at Baralaba||Not Available|
|Dawson R at Baralaba TW TM||3.41||Rising||10:00 AM SUN 25/09/16|
|Dawson R at Knebworth TM||1.47||Steady||10:00 AM SUN 25/09/16|
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.