Flood Warning for the Fitzroy River

IDQ20765

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 .

Weather Forecast:

For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts .

Next Issue:

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.