Flood Warning for the Warrego River basin

IDQ20845

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER WARREGO RIVER

Issued at 10:10 am EST on Friday 1 July 2016

by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 12

Minor flood levels easing very slowly along the lower Warrego River between Cunnamulla and Rocky.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:

WARREGO RIVER at:

Cunnamulla Bridge (manual): River levels expected to ease below the minor flood level (6.0 metres) during Friday.

Rocky: River levels expected to ease below the minor flood level (2.5 metres) during 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 10:30 am AEST on Saturday 2nd July 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River Date/Time of Observation
Warrego R at Charleville # 1.12m steady 09:45 AM FRI 01/07/16
Warrego R at Bakers Bend * 0.54m steady 08:00 AM FRI 01/07/16
Warrego R at Wyandra * 2.47m steady 08:00 AM FRI 01/07/16
Warrego R at Wallen * 1.98m falling 08:00 AM FRI 01/07/16
Warrego R at Cunnamulla Br NA NA
Warrego R at Cunnamulla Weir * 6.06m falling 08:00 AM FRI 01/07/16
Warrego R at Rocky 2.91m falling 07:10 AM FRI 01/07/16
Warrego R at Barringun No.2 2.38m steady 09:45 AM FRI 01/07/16
*,# 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.