Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Fitzroy River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning For The Lower Dawson River
Issued at 12:34 PM EST on Sunday 22 May 2022
Flood Watch Number: 3

Isolated rainfall totals up to 28 mm were recorded in the upper Dawson River catchment in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Sunday, with no significant totals recorded elsewhere in the Dawson River catchment.
Showers are possible for the next few days, but no significant rainfall totals are expected.

Dawson River downstream of Theodore:
Minor flooding is expected to be continuing along the lower Dawson River around Baralaba.
There are no current river level readings available for the Dawson River at the Baralaba manual gauge, but based on the river level data at the nearby automatic gauge, the river level is expected to be above the minor flood level (4.00 m) and easing.
The Dawson River at Baralaba may fall below the minor flood level (4.00 m) Sunday evening.

Dawson River at Moura:

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

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 02:00 pm EST on Monday 23 May 2022.

Latest River Heights:
Dawson R at Utopia Downs TM,1.777,Rising,10:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Dawson R at Tarana Crossing Alert,1.335,Steady,09:45 AM SUN 22/05/22
Juandah Ck at Windamere TM,1.00,Steady,11:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Dawson R at Taroom TM,1.60,Steady,11:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Dawson R at Gyranda Weir TM,0.23,Steady,11:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Dawson R at Theodore Weir TM,6.42,Steady,11:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Dawson R at Moura Weir TM,0.42,Steady,11:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Mimosa Ck at Karamea Alert,1.46,Steady,11:42 AM SUN 22/05/22
Dawson R at Baralaba TW TM,3.59,Falling,11:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Dawson R at Knebworth TM,4.90,Falling,11:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Fitzroy R at Riverslea TM,4.16,Steady,11:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Port Alma Tide TM,2.51,Steady,11:39 AM SUN 22/05/22

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at

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