Flood Warning for the Warrego River basin

IDQ20845

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Final Flood Warning for the Warrego River (QLD)

Issued at 1:24 pm EST on Monday 30 January 2023

Flood Warning Number: 4

FLOODING IS EASING ALONG THE WARREGO RIVER

Rainfall last week has caused river level rises across the Warrego River catchment. Flows from the upper Warrego and Langlo Rivers are arriving downstream at Binnowee and Bakers Bend. Binnowee is currently peaking below the minor flood level.

In the 24 hours to 09:00 am Monday, no significant rainfall has been observed. Heavy rainfall is forecast for Tuesday which is expected to develop into showers and thunderstorms during Wednesday across the catchment.

Warrego River to Charleville:

River levels are elevated along the Warrego River upstream of Charleville.

No river level observations are available along the Warrego River at Charleville. However, the river level is expected to be below the minor flood level (4.00 metres) and falling.

Langlo and Ward Rivers:

River level rises are occurring along the Langlo and Ward Rivers, where river levels are peaking at Binnowee during Monday.

Warrego River downstream of Charleville:

River levels are elevated along the Warrego River at Bakers Bend.

The Warrego River at Bakers Bend is currently below the minor flood level (5.00 metres) at 2.91 metres and steady near a peak. The Warrego River at Bakers Bend is expected to remain below the minor flood level (5.00 m) during Monday into Tuesday.

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:

This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Warrego R at Augathella TM 1.60 Steady 12:00 PM MON 30/01/23
Warrego R at The 27 Mile Garden Alert 0.96 Falling 12:11 PM MON 30/01/23
Lower Bradleys Gully Alert -0.05 Steady 01:02 PM MON 30/01/23
Ward R at Binnowee Alert 2.73 Steady 12:46 PM MON 30/01/23
Ward R at Binnowee TM 2.74 Rising 11:00 AM MON 30/01/23
Warrego R at Bakers Bend Alert 2.91 Steady 11:30 AM MON 30/01/23
Warrego R at Wyandra TM 1.71 Steady 12:00 PM MON 30/01/23
Warrego R at Wallen TM 0.24 Steady 12:00 PM MON 30/01/23
Warrego R at Cunnamulla Weir TM 5.41 Steady 12:00 PM MON 30/01/23

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.