Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Condamine-Balonne Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Major Flood Warning For The Balonne And Maranoa Rivers And Flood Warning For Bungil Creek
Issued at 05:45 PM EST on Sunday 23 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 36

Major flooding is occurring along parts of the Maranoa and Balonne Rivers with major flooding expected at St George early in the week.
Showers and thunderstorms are possible Sunday night.

Balonne River to Surat:
The major flood peak along the Balonne River is in the Surat area.
The Balonne River at Warkon is currently at 7.38 metres (minor) and falling.
River levels are expected to remain around the minor flood level (7.00 m) into Monday.

The Balonne River at Surat peaked around 9.60 metres Sunday morning and is currently 9.39 metres and falling.
River levels are expected to fall below the major flood level (9.00 m) during Monday.

Bungil Creek:
River level rises have occurred in Bungil Creek.
The Bungil Creek at Roma automatic station is currently 4.44 metres (below minor) and rising slowly.
River levels are expected to peak below the minor flood level Sunday evening. Renewed rises are possible with further heavy rainfall.

Balonne River downstream of Surat to Beardmore Dam:
River levels at Weribone and Warroo have risen quickly during Sunday following heavy overnight rainall. Minor to major flooding is being recorded along the Balonne River downstream of Surat to Beardmore Dam as floodwaters continue to arrive from upstream.
The Balonne River at Warroo (automatic station) is currently at 10.38 metres and rising.
The Balonne River at Warroo is expected to exceed the moderate flood level (10.50 m) during Monday.

Maranoa River:
A major flood peak along the Maranoa River is approaching Springfield. Moderate flood levels are easing on Amby Creek.
River height observations are not available for the manual station at Mitchell. However, based on the automatic gauge it is expected that river levels are above the minor flood level (3.00 metres) and falling.
River levels are expected to fall below the minor flood level (2.00 m) Sunday night. Renewed rises are possible with further heavy rainfall.

The Maranoa River at Springfield is currently at 10.11 metres and steady.
River levels are expected to peak around current levels during Sunday evening then ease overnight.

The Maranoa River at Woodlands is currently at 5.75 metres and rising.
River levels are expected to exceed the moderate flood level (6.00 m) Sunday evening and the major flood level during Monday. A peak near 7.10 metres is likely during Monday night.

Balonne River downstream of Beardmore Dam:
Major flooding is likely along the Balonne River downstream of Beardmore Dam.
River height observations are not available for the manual station at St George, however based on the automatic gauge it is expected to be above the moderate flood level (8.00 metres) and rising.
The Balonne River at St George is likely to exceed the major flood level (10.00 m) Monday evening with further rises during the week. A peak prediction will be provided when upstream peaks have been observed.

The Balonne River Minor at Dirranbandi is currently at 3.75 metres and rising.
River level rises are expected to continue for at least the next week as floodwaters arrive. More detailed predictions will be made when upstream peaks have been observed.

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 pm EST on Sunday 23 February 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Condamine R at The Head Alert,1.93,Steady,04:01 PM SUN 23/02/20
Spring Ck u/s Killarney TM,1.18,Steady,02:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Killarney Alert,0.65,Steady,04:50 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Elbow Valley TM,0.69,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Elbow Valley Alert,1.70,Steady,03:07 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Murrays Br Alert,1.50,Steady,03:08 PM SUN 23/02/20
Rosenthal Ck at Connolly Dam Alert,-0.87,Steady,04:33 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Warwick Alert,0.56,Steady,04:28 PM SUN 23/02/20
Sandy Ck at Leslie Dam HW TM,-10.78,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Glengallan Ck near Backwater Ck Alert,0.15,Steady,03:21 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Pratten Alert,1.10,Steady,03:17 PM SUN 23/02/20
Dalrymple Ck at Allora TM,0.68,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Millbrook Alert,0.19,Steady,04:01 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Tummaville TM,1.43,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Centenary Bridge TM,0.01,Steady,03:37 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Cecil Plains TM,3.42,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Gowrie Ck at Oakey TM,0.37,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Oakey Ck at Fairview TM,0.48,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Loudoun Br Alert,1.76,Steady,03:56 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Loudoun Br TM,1.78,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Myall Ck at Clydesdale Alert,-0.07,Steady,03:50 PM SUN 23/02/20
N Myall Ck at Moffatt Alert,-0.10,Steady,03:35 PM SUN 23/02/20
Myall Ck at Dalby Alert,0.55,Steady,03:12 PM SUN 23/02/20
Jandowae Creek at Jandowae Alert,0.65,Steady,11:52 AM SUN 23/02/20
Cooranga Ck at Warra Alert,0.25,Steady,02:40 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Brigalow Br TM,1.05,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Chinchilla Weir TW TM,1.08,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Charleys Ck at Burncluith Bridge Alert,0.48,Steady,04:38 PM SUN 23/02/20
Charleys Creek at Chinchilla Alert,2.17,Steady,02:55 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Condamine Township Alert,1.10,Steady,02:48 PM SUN 23/02/20
Condamine R at Cotswold TM,4.95,Steady,04:29 PM SUN 23/02/20
Dogwood Ck at Miles Alert,1.10,Rising,04:09 PM SUN 23/02/20
Balonne R at Warkon,7.38,Falling,09:00 AM SUN 23/02/20
Bungil Ck at Tabers TM,1.33,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Bungil Ck at Tindarra TM,2.85,Falling,04:52 PM SUN 23/02/20
Bungil Ck at Roma TM,4.49,Rising,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Balonne R at Surat (manual),9.39,Falling,03:10 PM SUN 23/02/20
Balonne R at Weribone TM,11.71,Rising,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Balonne R at Warroo TM,10.38,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Maranoa R at Forest Vale TM,0.22,Falling,04:57 PM SUN 23/02/20
Maranoa R at Springfield,10.11,Falling,03:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Maranoa R at Woodlands,5.75,Rising,03:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Maranoa R at Old Cashmere TM,3.57,Rising,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Balonne R at Beardmore Dam TM,-0.03,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Balonne R at Jack Taylor Weir TM,1.22,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Culgoa R at Whyenbah TM,5.47,Rising,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Culgoa R at Woolerbilla TM,3.66,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Balonne R Minor at Dirranbandi,3.75,Rising,03:50 PM SUN 23/02/20
Narran R at Dirranbandi-Hebel Rd TM,4.25,Steady,04:26 PM SUN 23/02/20

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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