Flood Warning for the Thomson Barcoo Cooper

IDQ20860

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland

MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR THE COOPER CREEK AND LOWER THOMSON RIVER

Issued at 9:35 am EST on Wednesday 27 July 2016

by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 12

A moderate flood peak is expected at Windorah during Wednesday.

No significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days.

THOMSON RIVER:

Minor to moderate flood levels are continuing to fall between Bogewong and Jundah.

COOPER CREEK:

Moderate flood levels at Windorah are steady around a peak just below the major flood level.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:

THOMSON RIVER at:

STONEHENGE (East) manual: Minor flood levels will continue to ease during Wednesday.

JUNDAH: Fall below the moderate flood level (4.0 metres) late Wednesday.

COOPER CREEK at:

WINDORAH: Moderate flood peak during Wednesday.

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 Thursday 28 July 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River Date/Time of Observation
Thomson R at Bogewong * 3.73m falling 06:00 AM WED 27/07/16
Thomson R Stonehenge (West) * 4.14m steady 04:00 AM WED 27/07/16
Thomson R Stonehenge (East) NA NA
Thomson R at Jundah 4.19m falling slowly 07:00 AM WED 27/07/16
Cooper Ck at Windorah * 4.83m steady 09:00 AM WED 27/07/16
* 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.