Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Bulloo River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Moderate Flood Warning For The Bulloo River
Issued at 04:54 PM EST on Sunday 05 December 2021
Flood Watch Number: 6

MODERATE FLOOD PEAK EXPECTED AT QUILPIE OVERNIGHT SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
Several flood peaks from separate rainfall events over the last few weeks continue to move through the Bulloo River. No significant rainfall has been recorded in the Bulloo River catchment over the last few days. However, showers and thunderstorms are forecast from Monday, which may result in further renewed rises within the Bulloo River.

Bulloo River to Quilpie:
Moderate flooding is occurring along the Bulloo River to Quilpie.
The Bulloo River at Quilpie is currently at 4.15 metres and rising, with moderate flooding.
The Bulloo River at Quilpie is expected to peak near 4.30 metres overnight Sunday into Monday. The river level will begin to ease during Monday and remain around the moderate flood level (4.00 m), before easing to minor flooding during Tuesday.

Bulloo River downstream of Quilpie:
Minor flooding is likely easing along the Bulloo River downstream of Quilpie.
There are no current observations available at Thargomindah, but river levels are expected to be around the minor flood level (4.00 m) and easing, following a minor flood peak overnight Saturday.
The Bulloo River at Thargomindah is expected to fall below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Monday. Renewed rises are likely towards the end of the coming week as upstream floodwaters arrive.

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 Tuesday 07 December 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Bulloo R at Quilpie TM,4.15,Rising,03:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Bulloo R at Autumnvale TM,3.77,Steady,03:00 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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