IDQ20765Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Minor Flood Warning for the lower Dawson River
Issued at 10:22 am EST on Friday 30 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 13
Minor flood levels will continue at Baralaba and downstream for the next few days.
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:
River levels on the Dawson River downstream of Theodore to Moura Weir are below the minor flood level and falling.
The river level at Moura (manual) fell below the minor flood level (6.0 metres) early Thursday morning.
Minor flood levels peaked at Baralaba (manual) are continuing to fall. Downstream at Knebworth, minor flood levels peaked Thursday evening and are falling. Minor flood levels will continue during Friday and into Saturday.
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 Saturday 01 October 2016.
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River (m)||Tendency||Date/Time of Observation|
|Dawson R at Theodore Weir TM||6.58||Steady||08:00 AM FRI 30/09/16|
|Dawson R at Moura Weir TM||0.683||Falling||08:00 AM FRI 30/09/16|
|Dawson R at Baralaba TW TM||5.144||Falling||08:45 AM FRI 30/09/16|
|Dawson R at Knebworth TM||6.038||Steady||09:00 AM FRI 30/09/16|
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.