Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland
MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ISAAC RIVER, AND
MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE MACKENZIE AND DAWSON RIVERS
Issued at 3:45 pm EST on Thursday 11 February 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 16
River levels at Tartrus on the Mackenzie River will begin to ease on Thursday evening following a minor flood peak around midday Thursday.
No significant rainfall is expected over the next few days.
DAWSON RIVER TO THEODORE:
River levels continue to ease at Tarana Crossing. Minor flood levels are easing at Taroom. River levels are falling slowly at Glebe Weir but rising downstream to Theodore.
DAWSON RIVER DOWNSTREAM OF THEODORE:
River levels are rising at Moura and further downstream between Bindaree and Beckers.
Moderate flood levels continue to ease at Yatton.
MACKENZIE RIVER TO TARTRUS:
Minor flood levels at Tartrus are steady around a peak of approximately 11.5 metres. Downstream, river levels are rising at Coolmaringa but remain below the minor flood level.
River levels are rising slowly at Riverslea, but are relatively steady downstream between The Gap and Wattlebank. River levels are rising at South Yaamba.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
DAWSON RIVER at:
TAROOM: River levels will fall below the minor flood level (4.5 metres) late Thursday evening.
THEODORE: Minor flood levels (8.0 metres) are possible late Friday.
MOURA: Minor flood levels (6.0 metres) are possible on Saturday.
BARALABA (Manual gauge): Minor flood levels are expected to continue rising into the weekend.
Predictions will be refined for Moura and Baralaba once upstream peaks are observed.
ISAAC RIVER at:
YATTON: River levels will continue to ease over the next few days.
MACKENZIE RIVER at:
TARTRUS: River levels will begin to ease on Thursday evening, following a minor flood peak of 11.53 metres recorded around midday Thursday.
River levels on the Fitzroy River will rise over the next few days, but levels at Rockhampton will remain below the minor flood level (7.0 metres).
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.qldalert.com
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts
The next warning is due to be issued by 9:30 am AEST on Friday 12th February 2016.
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River||Date/Time of Observation|
|Dawson R at Utopia Downs *||3.75m falling||02:00 PM THU 11/02/16|
|Juandah Ck at Windamere *||0.87m steady||02:00 PM THU 11/02/16|
|Dawson R at Taroom *||4.7m falling||02:00 PM THU 11/02/16|
|Dawson R at The Glebe||1.3m steady||06:00 AM THU 11/02/16|
|Dawson R at Theodore||NA||NA|
|Dawson R at Moura||NA||NA|
|Mimosa Ck at Redcliffe *||1.33m steady||02:00 PM THU 11/02/16|
|Dawson R at Baralaba||NA||NA|
|Dawson R at Beckers *||4.65m rising||02:00 PM THU 11/02/16|
|Dawson R at Knebworth *||NA||NA|
|Mackenzie R at Bedford Weir TW #||4.2m falling||02:51 PM THU 11/02/16|
|Mackenzie R at Bingegang Weir HW #||8.7m steady||12:26 PM THU 11/02/16|
|Connors R at Pink Lagoon *||4.77m falling||02:00 PM THU 11/02/16|
|Isaac R at Yatton *||14.29m falling||11:00 AM THU 11/02/16|
|Mackenzie R at Tartrus *||11.51m steady||02:00 PM THU 11/02/16|
|Fitzroy R at Riverslea *||10.94m rising||02:00 PM THU 11/02/16|
|Fitzroy R at Rockhampton||NA||NA|
|*,# auto station|
|NA: No obs reported|
Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.