IDQ20860Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Moderate Flood Warning for the Cooper Creek and Minor Flood Warning for the Thomson and Barcoo Rivers
Issued at 11:53 am EST on Tuesday 27 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 12
Moderate flood levels are possible on the Cooper Creek at Windorah later this week.
No significant rainfall is expected over the next few days.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Thomson River downstream of Longreach.
Minor flood levels on the Thomson River at Stonehenge (East) are expected to be falling. The Thomson River at Stonehenge (East) is expected to remain above the minor flood level (2.00 m) during the next few days.
The Thomson River at Jundah is currently at 3.20 metres and rising. The Thomson River at Jundah will remain above the minor flood level (2.50 m) during this week, but is expected to remain below the moderate flood level (4.00 m).
Barcoo River to Isisford:
Minor flooding continues along the Barcoo River to Isisford.
The Barcoo River at Isisford is currently at 4.60 metres and falling. The Barcoo River at Isisford is likely to fall below the minor flood level (4.00 m) later this week.
Barcoo River downstream of Isisford:
Minor flooding continues along the Barcoo River downstream of Isisford.
Minor flood levels are rising at Wahroongha. The Barcoo River at Retreat is expected to be around minor flood level (3.00 m) and there will be further river rises rises during this week.
Moderate flooding may occur along the Cooper Creek.
The Cooper Creek at Windorah is currently at 3.57 metres and rising. The Cooper Creek at Windorah will remain above the minor flood level (3.00 m) early this week. The river level may reach the moderate flood level (4.00 m) later this week.
Flood Safety Advice:
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.qld.gov.au/alerts
The next warning will be issued by 12:00 pm EST on Wednesday 28 September 2016.
Latest River Heights:
|Location||Height of River (m)||Tendency||Date/Time of Observation|
|Thomson R at Bogewong TM||3.274||Falling||09:00 AM TUE 27/09/16|
|Thomson R Stonehenge (East)||Not Available|
|Thomson R at Jundah||3.2||Rising||06:30 AM TUE 27/09/16|
|Barcoo R at Blackall||Not Available|
|Alice R at Barcaldine Weir Auto TM||0.25||Steady||11:00 AM TUE 27/09/16|
|Barcoo R at Isisford||4.60||Falling||06:00 AM TUE 27/09/16|
|Barcoo R at Oma||Not Available|
|Barcoo R at Wahroongha||3.35||Rising||06:00 AM TUE 27/09/16|
|Barcoo R at Glenlock||3.80||Rising||05:30 AM TUE 27/09/16|
|Cooper Ck at Windorah TM||3.569||Rising||09:00 AM TUE 27/09/16|
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts.