Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Thomson/Barcoo/Cooper Ck

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning For The Lower Barcoo River And Cooper Creek
Issued at 02:04 PM EST on Wednesday 28 February 2024
Flood Warning Number: 42

FLOODING HAS EASED AT RETREAT AND WINDORAH
No significant rainfall totals have been recorded across the Cooper Creek and Barcoo River catchments in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Wednesday. No widespread significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days.

Barcoo River downstream of Isisford:
No further flooding is expected in the Barcoo River downstream of Isisford.
The Barcoo River at Retreat is currently at 2.00 metres and steady, below the minor flood level (2.14m).
The Barcoo River at Retreat is expected to remain below the minor flood level.

Cooper Creek:
No further flooding is expected in the Cooper Creek.
The Cooper Ck at Windorah (Main Channel) TM is currently at 1.17 metres and falling, below the minor flood level (3.00 m).
The Cooper Ck at Windorah (Main Channel) TM is expected to remain below the minor flood level.

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:
Cornish Ck at Bowen Downs TM,1.23,Steady,01:00 PM WED 28/02/24
Thomson R at Longreach Auto TM,1.64,Steady,01:00 PM WED 28/02/24
Thomson R at Bogewong TM,1.69,Steady,12:00 PM WED 28/02/24
Barcoo R at Gillespie Alert,0.60,Steady,10:55 AM WED 28/02/24
Alice R at Barcaldine Weir Auto TM,4.56,Steady,01:00 PM WED 28/02/24
Barcoo R at Wahroongha,1.05,Falling,07:00 AM WED 28/02/24
Barcoo R at Retreat TM,2.00,Steady,01:00 PM WED 28/02/24
Cooper Ck at Windorah (Long Crossing) TM,2.62,Steady,12:00 PM WED 28/02/24
Cooper Ck at Windorah (Main Channel) TM,1.17,Steady,12:00 PM WED 28/02/24
Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie TM,1.51,Steady,01:00 PM WED 28/02/24

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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