Flood Warning for the Warrego River basin

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the lower Warrego River

Issued at 8:50 am EST on Saturday 1 October 2016

Flood Warning Number: 17

Minor flood levels are easing on the lower Warrego River between Cunnamulla Bridge and Rocky.

No significant rainfall is expected until Sunday and Monday when another trough is likely to bring widespread rain and showers across the catchment.

Warrego River downstream of Charleville:

Minor flood levels continue falling on the Warrego River downstream of Wallen.

Minor flood levels at Cunnamulla Bridge (manual) continue to fall. River levels are expected to remain above the minor flood level (6.00 m) across the weekend.

Minor flood levels at Rocky continue to ease. River levels will remain above the minor flood level (2.5 m) across the weekend.

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 10:00 am EST on Sunday 02 October 2016.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Warrego R at Wyandra TM 3.249 Falling 07:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Warrego R at Wallen TM 3.35 Falling 04:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Warrego R at Cunnamulla Weir TM 6.39 Steady 07:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Warrego R at Rocky 3.60 Falling 06:50 AM SAT 01/10/16

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.