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.
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.
Minor flood levels are easing slowly at Stonehenge but are steady downstream at Jundah.
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
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts
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.