Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kolan River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning For The Kolan River And Baffle Creek
Issued at 09:03 AM EST on Sunday 22 May 2022
Flood Watch Number: 4

FLOODING HAS EASED AT ESSENDEAN BRIDGE AND BUCCA WEIR
Rainfall has eased across the catchments, with widespread rainfall totals of 20-35 mm recorded since 9:00 am Saturday. Rainfall is expected to continue to clear the south coast during Sunday. Showers are possible along the coastal fringe for the next few days.

Kolan River:
Flooding is easing along the Kolan River.
Flooding along the Kolan River at Bucca Weir peaked below minor overnight Saturday into Sunday. The river level is currently at 17.06 metres (below minor) and steady.
The Kolan River at Bucca Weir will remain below the minor flood level (17.50 m) during Sunday.

Baffle Creek:
Flooding is easing along the Baffle Creek.
Baffle Creek at Essendean Bridge peaked below minor overnight Saturday into Sunday. The river level is currently at 4.17 metres (below minor) and steady.
The Baffle Creek at Essendean Bridge is expected to remain below the minor flood level (5.00 m) during Sunday, with small renewed rises possible.

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:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Baffle Ck at Mimdale Alert,8.25,Rising,08:41 AM SUN 22/05/22
Baffle Ck at Essendean Bridge Alert,4.17,Steady,08:17 AM SUN 22/05/22
Euleilah Ck at Hills Rd Alert,1.43,Falling,08:57 AM SUN 22/05/22
Baffle Ck at Barnetts Rd Alert,0.77,Falling,08:41 AM SUN 22/05/22
Kolan R at Springfield TM,4.61,Falling,08:25 AM SUN 22/05/22
Kolan R at Fred Haigh Dam HW TM,-0.49,Steady,08:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Gin Gin Ck u/s Gin Gin Alert,3.25,Falling,08:41 AM SUN 22/05/22
Kolan R at Bucca Weir TM,17.06,Steady,08:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Boyne R at Awoonga Dam Alert,34.35,Rising,08:58 AM SUN 22/05/22
Boyne R at Benaraby Alert,0.87,Steady,06:45 AM SUN 22/05/22
Boyne R at Boyne Island Alert,-0.56,Falling,08:31 AM SUN 22/05/22
Gladstone Tide TM,1.28,Rising,08:42 AM SUN 22/05/22
Calliope R at Castlehope TM,2.58,Steady,08:20 AM SUN 22/05/22

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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