Flood Warning for the Fitzroy River

IDQ20765

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the lower Dawson River

Issued at 10:57 am EST on Saturday 1 October 2016

Flood Warning Number: 14

Flood levels continue easing along the lower Dawson River at Baralaba and downstream.

No significant rainfall is expected until Monday when another trough is likely to bring widespread rain and showers across the catchment.

Dawson River downstream of Theodore:

Minor flood levels along the lower Dawson River between Beckers and Knebworth are falling and expected to continue to fall.

Minor flood levels at Baralaba (manual) are expected to have fallen below the minor flood level (4.0 m) during Saturday morning and to continue to fall.

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:

This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Dawson R at Utopia Downs TM 1.90 Steady 10:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Dawson R at Tarana Crossing Alert 1.29 Steady 09:01 AM SAT 01/10/16
Juandah Ck at Windamere TM 0.80 Steady 10:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Dawson R at Taroom TM 1.58 Steady 10:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Dawson R at Gyranda Weir TM 0.20 Steady 10:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Dawson R at Theodore Weir TM 6.41 Steady 08:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Dawson R at Moura Weir TM 0.48 Steady 08:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Mimosa Ck at Karamea Alert 1.46 Falling 09:28 AM SAT 01/10/16
Dawson R at Baralaba TW TM 3.70 Falling 09:45 AM SAT 01/10/16
Callide Ck at Callide Dam HW TM -1.90 Steady 10:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Kroombit Ck at Kroombit Dam HW TM -2.54 Steady 10:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Callide Ck at Goovigen TM 0.74 Steady 10:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Dee River at Number 7 Dam TM 16.57 Steady 08:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Don R at Rannes TM 2.07 Steady 10:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Dawson R at Knebworth TM 5.19 Falling 10:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Fitzroy R at Riverslea TM 4.14 Steady 10:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Port Alma Tide TM 4.35 Steady 10:38 AM SAT 01/10/16

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.