Flood Warning for the Thomson Barcoo Cooper

IDQ20860

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland

MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BARCOO RIVER AND THE COOPER CREEK, MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER THOMSON RIVER

Issued at 10:08 am EST on Saturday 25 June 2016

by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 9

River levels are expected to peak below the major flood level at Windorah during the weekend.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

BARCOO RIVER:

Minor flood levels are easing at Isisford. Small rises and minor flood levels are occurring at Wahroonga. Moderate flood levels are easing slowly at Retreat.

THOMSON RIVER:

Minor flood levels are easing slowly at Stonehenge but are steady downstream at Jundah.

COOPER CREEK:

Moderate flood levels are rising slowly at Windorah

Predicted River Heights/Flows:

BARCOO RIVER at:

ISISFORD: Minor flood levels to continue to ease.

RETREAT (manual): Moderate flood levels to continue across the weekend and remain above the level of the Barcoo River causeway.

THOMSON RIVER at:

STONEHENGE (manual): River levels to remain above the minor flood level (2.0 metres) during the weekend.

JUNDAH: River levels to remain above the minor flood level (2.5 metres) during the weekend.

COOPER CREEK at:

WINDORAH: Moderate flood levels are expected to peak across the weekend.

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

Weather Forecast:

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

Next Issue:

The next warning is due to be issued by 10:00 am AEST on Sunday 26th June 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River Date/Time of Observation
Thomson R at Bogewong * 3.49m steady 06:00 AM SAT 25/06/16
Thomson R Stonehenge (West) * 3.48m steady 08:00 AM SAT 25/06/16
Barcoo R at Isisford 4.5m falling slowly 06:00 AM SAT 25/06/16
Barcoo R at Wahroongha 3.1m rising 09:00 AM SAT 25/06/16
Barcoo R at Glenlock 3.75m falling 05:30 AM SAT 25/06/16
Barcoo R at Retreat Auto * 4.7m falling 08:00 AM SAT 25/06/16
Cooper Ck at Windorah * 4.5m steady 06:00 AM SAT 25/06/16

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.