Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Moonie River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning For The Moonie River
Issued at 11:48 AM EST on Sunday 23 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 2

Minor flooding is rising on the Moonie River at Nindigully.
In the 48 hours to 9am Sunday, rainfall totals of 35-62 mm have been recorded in the middle to lower reaches of the Moonie catchment. Further heavy rainfall is possible during Sunday.

Moonie River downstream of Flinton:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Moonie River downstream of Flinton.
There are no current observations for Nindigully manual gauge. However, based on the nearby automatic gauge, river levels are expected to be above the minor flood level (2.20 m) and rising.
The Moonie River at Nindigully is expected to remain above the minor flood level during Sunday and into Monday.

There are no current observations for Thallon Bridge although it is expected to be below the minor flood level (4.0 m).
The Moonie River at Thallon Bridge may exceed the minor flood level early next week.

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 03:00 pm EST on Monday 24 February 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Moonie R at Flinton TM,1.95,Rising,10:00 AM SUN 23/02/20
Moonie R at Warrie Crossing,2.95,Rising,09:00 AM SUN 23/02/20
Moonie R at Nindigully TM,3.10,Rising,10:00 AM SUN 23/02/20
Moonie R at Thallon Bridge,Not Available,Not Available,Not Available
Moonie R at Fenton TM,2.37,Steady,10:00 AM 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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