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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning For The Thomson And Barcoo Rivers
Issued at 04:21 PM EST on Sunday 05 December 2021
Flood Watch Number: 20

MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT ISISFORD AND RETREAT. MINOR FLOODING MAY OCCUR AT CAMOOLA PARK
No significant rainfall totals have been recorded over last few days in the Thomson and Barcoo River catchments. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the next few days which may cause renewed river level rises across parts of the catchments.

Thomson River:
Minor flooding may occur along the Thomson River at Camoola Park.
No recent observations are currently available for the Thomson River at Camoola Park but levels are expected to be below the minor flood level.
The Thomson River at Camoola Park may reach the minor flood level (2.00 m) overnight Monday into Tuesday.

Barcoo River to Isisford:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Barcoo River to Isisford.
No observations are available from the Blackall manual gauge, however based on river levels at the nearby Blackall automatic station the river level is expected to be below the minor flood level and falling.
The Barcoo River at Blackall is expected to remain below the minor flood level (2.00 m) overnight Sunday into Monday.

The Barcoo River at Isisford is currently at 4.43 metres and rising, with minor flooding.
The Barcoo River at Isisford is likely to reach around 4.70 metres overnight Sunday into Monday.

Barcoo River downstream of Isisford:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Barcoo River downstream of Isisford.
The Barcoo River at Retreat is currently at 2.33 metres and steady, with minor flooding.
The Barcoo River at Retreat is likely to remain above the minor flood level (2.10 m) overnight Sunday into Monday. Renewed rises are expected as further floodwaters arrives from upstream.

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:
Cornish Ck at Bowen Downs TM,3.99,Steady,03:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Thomson R at Longreach Auto TM,1.66,Steady,03:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Thomson R at Bogewong TM,1.79,Falling,03:24 PM SUN 05/12/21
Barcoo R at Gillespie Alert,0.95,Steady,02:44 PM SUN 05/12/21
Barcoo R at Coolagh,4.65,Falling,06:30 PM SAT 04/12/21
Jordan R at Glencoe Alert,0.94,Steady,01:41 PM SUN 05/12/21
Jordan R at Jericho Alert,2.05,Steady,01:41 PM SUN 05/12/21
Alice R at Barcaldine Weir Auto TM,3.81,Steady,03:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Barcoo R at Isisford,4.43,Rising,12:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Barcoo R at Wahroongha,2.60,Falling,06:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Barcoo R at Glenlock,2.35,Rising,05:10 AM SUN 05/12/21
Barcoo R at Retreat TM,2.33,Steady,03:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Cooper Ck at Windorah (Long Crossing) TM,2.61,Steady,12:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Cooper Ck at Lignum Channel TM,-0.40,Steady,03:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie TM,1.04,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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