Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Burdekin River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the lower Burdekin River

Issued at 7:56 am EST on Friday 11 January 2019
Flood Warning Number: 4

River levels will continue to fall on the lower Burdekin River following minor
flood peaks overnight Thursday at Clare and Inkerman Bridge.

Showers and thunderstorms are possible during Friday but significant rainfall
totals are not expected.

Burdekin River downstream of Burdekin Falls Dam:
Minor flood levels have eased in the lower Burdekin River, with no further
flooding expected in the Burdekin River downstream of Burdekin Falls Dam.

The river level is currently not available at Clare (manual station) on the
lower Burdekin River but based on river level data from the nearby automatic
stations at Clare the river level is expected to have peaked at around 9.40
metres overnight Thursday. River levels at Clare are expected to have fallen
below minor flood level (8.00 m) and to be continuing to fall during Friday
morning. The Burdekin River at Clare is expected to remain below the minor
flood level (8.00 m) during Friday.

The Burdekin River at Inkerman Bridge peaked above the minor flood level at
7.80 metres late Thursday evening and is currently at 6.41 metres and steady.
River levels at Inkerman Bridge are expected to remain below the minor flood
level (7.00 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:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Burdekin R at Burdekin Dam TM, -1.47, Rising, 07:00 AM FRI 11/01/19
Bowen R at Myuna Alert, 1.21, Steady, 05:31 AM FRI 11/01/19
Burdekin R at Dalbeg TM, 3.36, Falling, 07:05 AM FRI 11/01/19
Burdekin R at Millaroo Alert, 5.45, Falling, 07:08 AM FRI 11/01/19
Burdekin R at Clare Alert, 7.10, Falling, 07:12 AM FRI 11/01/19
Burdekin R at Inkerman Br Alert, 6.41, Steady, 07:12 AM FRI 11/01/19
Burdekin R at Rita Island Alert, -0.55, Falling, 07:02 AM FRI 11/01/19
Burdekin R at Groper Ck Alert, 1.84, Falling, 07:08 AM FRI 11/01/19

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.

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