Flood Warning for the Fitzroy River

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Moderate Flood Warning for the Connors and Isaac Rivers

Issued at 5:07 pm EST on Thursday 23 March 2017

Flood Warning Number: 4

Moderate flood levels are expected at Yatton on the Isaac River on Friday.

Rainfall totals of up to 100 mm have been recorded in the upper Connors catchment in the 24 hours to 9am Thursday. There has been no significant rain since 9:00 am Thursday. Further rain and thunderstorms are likely over the next few days.

Connors and Isaac Rivers:

Moderate flood levels are occurring on the Connors River with moderate flood levels expected on the Isaac River.

The Isaac River at Yatton is currently at 6.71 metres and rising. River levels are expected to exceed the minor flood level (7.50 m) Thursday evening with further rises to the moderate flood level on Friday.

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

Next Issue:

The next warning will be issued by 10:30 am EST on Friday 24 March 2017.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Connors R at Pink Lagoon TM 8.408 Rising 03:00 PM THU 23/03/17
Isaac R at Yatton TM 6.708 Rising 03:20 PM THU 23/03/17

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.