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 10:14 am EST on Saturday 25 March 2017

Flood Warning Number: 6

Moderate flood levels are occurring along the lower reaches of the Connors and Isaac Rivers.

No significant rainfall has fallen over the Connors and Isaac River catchments in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Saturday. Further showers and thunderstorms are possible throughout this weekend, with heavy falls nearer to the coast.

Connors and Isaac Rivers:

Moderate flood levels on the Connors River at Pink Lagoon have peaked at 11.13 metres overnight (8 pm). Further downstream on the Isaac River at Yatton, moderate flood levels continue to slowly rise during Saturday morning.

The Isaac River at Yatton is currently at 10.76 metres and rising. The Isaac River at Yatton will peak between 12.00 and 13.00 metres overnight Saturday into Sunday.

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 Sunday 26 March 2017.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Connors R at Pink Lagoon TM 10.525 Falling 09:00 AM SAT 25/03/17
Isaac R at Yatton TM 10.76 Rising 09:00 AM SAT 25/03/17
Mackenzie R at Tartrus TM 1.43 Steady 08:45 AM SAT 25/03/17
Fitzroy R at Riverslea TM 1.54 Steady 09:00 AM SAT 25/03/17

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.