Flood Warning for the Warrego River basin

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Major Flood Warning for the Warrego River (QLD)

Issued at 1:30 pm EST on Thursday 2 December 2021

Flood Warning Number: 4

MAJOR FLOODING AT AUGATHELLA

Minor flooding is also expected to continue at Cunnamulla and possible at Rocky during Friday.

No significant rainfall totals have been recorded up to 9:00 am Thursday in the Warrego River catchment. No significant rain is forecast for the next few days.

Warrego River to Charleville:

Major flooding is occurring along the Warrego River to Charleville.

The Warrego River at Augathella manual gauge is currently at 5.75 metres and rising above the moderate flood level (5.00 m). The Warrego River at Augathella is likely to exceed the major flood level (6.00 m) during Thursday.

The Warrego River at Charleville is currently at 1.47 metres and steady. The Warrego River at Charleville is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Thursday.

Warrego River downstream of Charleville:

Minor flooding is likely along the Warrego River downstream of Charleville.

There are currently no observations for the Cunnamulla Bridge manual gauge, however based on the Cunnamulla Weir automatic station river levels are around the minor flood level (6.00 m). The Warrego River at Cunnamulla Bridge is likely to remain around the minor flood level (6.00 m) during Thursday.

The Warrego River at Rocky is currently at 2.10 metres and rising. The Warrego River at Rocky may reach the minor flood level (2.50 m) during Friday.

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

Next Issue:

The next warning will be issued by 02:00 pm EST on Friday 03 December 2021.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Warrego R at The 27 Mile Garden Alert 2.21 Rising 12:53 PM THU 02/12/21
Bradleys Gully at Raceview Alert -0.05 Falling 12:05 PM THU 02/12/21
Lower Bradleys Gully Alert Not Available
Warrego R at Charleville Alert 1.47 Steady 11:20 AM THU 02/12/21
Ward R at Binnowee Alert 2.18 Steady 12:22 PM THU 02/12/21
Ward R at Binnowee TM 2.21 Falling 12:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Warrego R at Bakers Bend Alert 3.31 Steady 11:46 AM THU 02/12/21
Warrego R at Wyandra TM 3.37 Steady 12:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Warrego R at Wallen TM 2.35 Falling 12:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Warrego R at Cunnamulla Weir TM 6.04 Steady 12:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Warrego R at Rocky 2.10 Rising 12:40 PM THU 02/12/21

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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.