Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Fitzroy River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Moderate Flood Warning For The Dawson River And Moderate Flood Warning For The Connors And Isaac Rivers
Issued at 11:42 AM EST on Monday 24 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 4

Minor to Moderate flooding is likely on the upper Dawson River at Taroom, and on the lower reaches of the Connors and Isaac Rivers at Yatton, during Monday and Tuesday.
Further rainfall of between 20-100 mm has been recorded over the last 24 hours across parts of the Connors and Isaac River catchment. Elsewhere rainfall totals less than 20 mm have been recorded.
Showers and thunderstorms are forecast across the Fitzroy basin over the next few days, with isolated heavy rainfall possible particularly with storms.

Dawson River to Theodore:
Minor to moderate flood levels are rising across the headwaters of the upper Dawson River upstream of Taroom.
The Dawson River at Taroom is currently at 4.84 metres and steady with minor flooding.
The Dawson River at Taroom will remain above the minor flood level (4.50 m) over the few days. The river level may exceed the moderate flood level (6.00 m) overnight Monday into Tuesday.

The Dawson River at Theodore is currently at 6.41 metres (below minor) and steady.
The river level at Theodore may reach the minor flood level (8.00 m) late this week. More detailed predictions will be made once upstream peaks have been observed.

Dawson River downstream of Theodore:
Strong rises and minor to moderate flood levels are occurring on Mimosa Creek at Karamea during Monday.
No observations are available at the Baralaba manual gauge but the river level at the nearby automatic gauge is currently at 3.50 metres (below minor) and rising.
The Dawson River at Baralaba may reach the minor flood level (4.00 m) overnight Monday into Tuesday.

Connors and Isaac Rivers:
Minor to moderate flood levels are rising across the headwaters of the Connors River catchment.
The Isaac River at Yatton is currently at 2.40 metres (below minor) and steady.
The river level at Yatton is likely to exceed the minor flood level (7.50 m) Tuesday morning. The river level may exceed the moderate flood level (9.50 m) Tuesday afternoon.

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 09:00 pm EST on Monday 24 February 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Nogoa R at Raymond Alert,1.35,Steady,09:46 AM MON 24/02/20
Nogoa R at Craigmore TM,2.94,Steady,09:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Nogoa R at Fairbairn Dam HW TM,-10.67,Steady,10:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Nogoa R at Emerald Alert,3.31,Rising,10:15 AM MON 24/02/20
Theresa Ck at Gregory Highway TM,0.34,Steady,09:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Comet R at The Lake Alert,6.05,Rising,09:04 AM MON 24/02/20
Comet R at The Lake TM,5.99,Steady,09:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Comet R at Comet Weir TM,2.16,Rising,09:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Connors R at Pink Lagoon TM,6.06,Rising,09:20 AM MON 24/02/20
Isaac R at Fitzroy Develop. Rd Br TM,Not Available,Steady,09:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Isaac R at Yatton TM,2.40,Steady,09:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Mackenzie R at Tartrus TM,5.96,Steady,08:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Dawson R at Utopia Downs TM,3.91,Falling,08:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Dawson R at Tarana Crossing Alert,8.79,Steady,04:32 AM MON 24/02/20
Juandah Ck at Windamere TM,5.47,Steady,09:28 AM MON 24/02/20
Dawson R at Taroom TM,4.84,Steady,09:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Dawson R at Gyranda Weir TM,0.30,Steady,10:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Dawson R at Gyranda Weir Alert,0.41,Rising,10:07 AM MON 24/02/20
Dawson R at Theodore Weir TM,6.47,Steady,10:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Dawson R at Moura Weir TM,0.27,Steady,09:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Mimosa Ck at Karamea Alert,8.41,Rising,10:18 AM MON 24/02/20
Dawson R at Baralaba TW TM,3.50,Rising,10:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Callide Ck at Callide Dam HW TM,-10.43,Steady,10:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Kroombit Ck at Kroombit Dam HW TM,-10.48,Steady,10:00 AM MON 24/02/20
Dawson R at Knebworth TM,3.44,Steady,10:00 AM MON 24/02/20

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.

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