Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DAWSON RIVER
Issued at 9:51 am EST on Thursday 18 December 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 12
A flood peak just below the minor flood level was recorded at Taroom overnight Wednesday.
DAWSON RIVER TO MOURA:
A flood peak just below the minor flood level (4.5 metres) was recorded at Taroom overnight Wednesday. River levels downstream of Taroom to Moura are forecast to remain below the minor flood level during this week.
DAWSON RIVER BETWEEN MOURA AND BARALABA:
River levels will remain below minor for the remainder of this week.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
DAWSON RIVER at:
TAROOM: River levels are forecast to continue easing during Thursday.
THEODORE: Renewed rises rises this week but remain below the minor flood level.
MOURA: Renewed rises rises this week but remain below the minor flood level.
BARALABA: Renewed rises rises this week but remain below the minor flood level.
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.disaster.qld.gov.au .
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts .
This is the final warning. River height bulletins will continue to be issued.
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River||Date/Time of Observation|
|Dawson R at Utopia Downs *||2.7m falling||08:00 AM THU 18/12/14|
|Juandah Ck at Windamere *||1.15m rising||08:00 AM THU 18/12/14|
|Dawson R at Taroom *||4.32m falling||08:00 AM THU 18/12/14|
|Dawson R at Theodore||NA||NA|
|Dawson R at Moura||NA||NA|
|Dawson R at Baralaba||NA||NA|
|Dawson R at Beckers *||3.64m falling||08:00 AM THU 18/12/14|
|Dawson R at Knebworth *||5.24m falling||09:00 AM THU 18/12/14|
|Fitzroy R at Riverslea *||6.39m falling||08:00 AM THU 18/12/14|
|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.