Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Fitzroy River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Moderate Flood Warning for the Connors and Isaac Rivers

Issued at 5:07 pm EST on Thursday 23 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 4

Moderate flood levels are expected at Yatton on the Isaac River on Friday.

Rainfall totals of up to 100 mm have been recorded in the upper Connors
catchment in the 24 hours to 9am Thursday. There has been no significant rain
since 9:00 am Thursday. Further rain and thunderstorms are likely over the next
few days.

Connors and Isaac Rivers:
Moderate flood levels are occurring on the Connors River with moderate flood
levels expected on the Isaac River.

The Isaac River at Yatton is currently at 6.71 metres and rising. River levels
are expected to exceed the minor flood level (7.50 m) Thursday evening with
further rises to the moderate flood level on 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 10:30 am EST on Friday 24 March 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Connors R at Pink Lagoon TM, 8.408, Rising, 03:00 PM THU 23/03/17
Isaac R at Yatton TM, 6.708, Rising, 03:20 PM THU 23/03/17

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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