Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Fitzroy River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Major Flood Warning For The Dawson River
Issued at 04:58 PM EST on Sunday 05 December 2021
Flood Watch Number: 27

MAJOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT BARALABA AND EXPECTED AT THEODORE
Minor to major flooding is occurring along the Dawson River. Major flooding is occurring at Baralaba. Moderate flooding is occurring at Theodore. Minor flooding is occurring at Taroom and Moura.
No significant rainfall totals have been recorded over the last few days in the Dawson River catchment. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the next few days which may cause renewed river level rises across parts of the catchments.

Dawson River to Theodore:
Major flooding is occurring at Glebe and Gyranda Weirs. Moderate flooding is occurring at Theodore.
The Dawson River at Taroom is currently at 5.97 metres and falling, with minor flooding.
The Dawson River at Taroom is expected to remain above the minor flood level (4.50 m) overnight Sunday into Monday.

The Dawson River at Theodore is currently at 11.75 metres and rising, with moderate flooding.
The Dawson River at Theodore is expected to exceed the major flood level (12.00 m) overnight Sunday into Monday. The river level may peak near 12.20 metres Monday evening.

Dawson River downstream of Theodore:
Major flooding is occurring along the Dawson River downstream of Theodore.
The Dawson River at Moura is currently at 10.30 metres and rising, with minor flooding.
The Dawson River at Moura may reach the moderate flood level (11.00 m) during Monday as further floodwaters arrive from upstream.

There are currently no observations for the Baralaba manual station, however based on the nearby automatic station downstream of the weir, it is expected that levels at the manual station are above the major flood level (9.00 m) and rising.
The Dawson River at Baralaba is expected to remain above the major flood level (9.00 m) overnight Sunday into Monday.

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 am EST on Monday 06 December 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Nogoa R at Raymond Alert,2.40,Falling,04:07 PM SUN 05/12/21
Nogoa R at Craigmore Alert,5.42,Steady,04:31 PM SUN 05/12/21
Nogoa R at Craigmore TM,5.55,Falling,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Nogoa R at Fairbairn Dam HW TM,-8.85,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Nogoa R at Emerald Alert,3.26,Steady,04:39 PM SUN 05/12/21
Theresa Ck at Gregory Highway Alert,2.23,Rising,03:43 PM SUN 05/12/21
Theresa Ck at Gregory Highway TM,2.16,Falling,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Comet R at The Lake Alert,7.02,Falling,04:45 PM SUN 05/12/21
Comet R at The Lake TM,7.00,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Comet R at Comet Weir Alert,2.38,Steady,04:34 PM SUN 05/12/21
Comet R at Comet Weir TM,2.34,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Mackenzie R at Bedford Weir TW Alert,3.58,Falling,04:14 PM SUN 05/12/21
Mackenzie R at Bedford Weir TW TM,3.60,Falling,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Mackenzie R at Bingegang Weir HW TM,8.61,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Mackenzie R at Bingegang Weir TW TM,5.27,Falling,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Mackenzie R at Bingegang Weir HW Alert,8.60,Falling,04:12 PM SUN 05/12/21
Connors R at Pink Lagoon TM,1.26,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Isaac R at Fitzroy Develop. Rd Br TM,Not Available,Steady,03:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Isaac R at Yatton TM,2.62,Falling,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Mackenzie R at Tartrus TM,6.88,Falling,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Dawson R at Utopia Downs TM,3.34,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Dawson R at Tarana Crossing Alert,4.94,Steady,04:40 PM SUN 05/12/21
Juandah Ck at Windamere TM,1.60,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Dawson R at Taroom TM,5.98,Falling,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Dawson R at Gyranda Weir TM,2.99,Steady,03:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Dawson R at Gyranda Weir Alert,3.11,Rising,04:45 PM SUN 05/12/21
Dawson R at Theodore Weir TM,11.75,Rising,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Dawson R at Moura,10.30,Rising,04:05 PM SUN 05/12/21
Dawson R at Moura Weir TM,3.27,Falling,04:05 PM SUN 05/12/21
Mimosa Ck at Karamea Alert,2.81,Steady,02:51 PM SUN 05/12/21
Dawson R at Baralaba TW TM,9.70,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Kroombit Ck at Kroombit Dam HW TM,-7.65,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Kroombit Creek at Biloela,0.00,Steady,03:18 PM SUN 05/12/21
Callide Ck at Callide Dam HW TM,-2.89,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Callide Ck at Goovigen TM,2.37,Falling,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Don R at Rannes TM,4.52,Falling,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Dawson R at Knebworth TM,10.04,Falling,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Fitzroy R at Riverslea TM,9.25,Steady,04:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Port Alma Tide TM,0.80,Steady,04:09 PM SUN 05/12/21

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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