Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Moonie River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Major Flood Warning For The Moonie River
Issued at 01:41 PM EST on Sunday 22 May 2022
Flood Watch Number: 14
MAJOR FLOOD LEVELS AT THALLON BRIDGE TO CONTINUE EASING DURING SUNDAY
Floodwaters are continuing to move through the catchment from heavy rainfall last week. A flood peak is expected to be downstream of Thallon Bridge along the lower Moonie River.
No significant rainfall has been recorded over the last few days. Showers are expected over the next few days but the forecast rainfall totals are not expected to exacerbate the current flooding.
Moonie River to Flinton:
River levels have eased along the Moonie River to Flinton.
Moonie River downstream of Flinton:
Minor to major flooding is occurring along the Moonie River between Warrie Station and Fenton.
The Moonie River at Nindigully was around 3.15 metres at 9:00 am Sunday and falling slowly with moderate flooding.
The Moonie River at Nindigully is likely to fall below the moderate flood level (3.00 m) overnight Sunday into Monday and continue easing slowly.
The Moonie River at Thallon Bridge is currently at 5.01 metres and falling slowly with major flooding.
The Moonie River at Thallon Bridge is expected to fall below the major flood level (5.00 m) Sunday afternoon and continue easing slowly over the next few days.
Moonie River at Flinton:
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
The next warning will be issued by 04:00 pm EST on Monday 23 May 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Moonie R at Flinton,1.55,Falling,06:30 AM SUN 22/05/22
Moonie R at Warrie Crossing,3.52,Falling,08:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Moonie R at Nindigully Br,3.15,Falling,09:00 AM SUN 22/05/22
Moonie R at Thallon Bridge,5.01,Falling,12:00 PM SUN 22/05/22
Moonie R at Fenton TM,4.97,Rising,01:00 PM 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.