Flood warning

Minor Flood Warning For The Dawson River

Tue 13:57 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning For The Dawson River
Issued at 01:57 PM EST on Tuesday 18 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 15

Minor flooding continues along the Dawson River downstream of Theodore.
Showers and storms are likely over the next few days, however widespread significant rainfall is not expected.

Dawson River to Theodore:
River levels continue to ease along the Dawson River at Taroom and Theodore Weir.
Dawson River downstream of Theodore:
Minor flooding continues along the Dawson River between Moura and Knebworth during Tuesday.
The Dawson River at Moura is currently at 6.30 metres and rising.
River levels at Moura are likely to remain around the minor flood level (6.00 m) during Tuesday.

River level data is not available for Baralaba (manual station). Based on river level data from the nearby Baralaba automatic station, the river level is currently around 6.00 metres (minor flooding) and easing.
River levels at Baralaba will remain above the minor flood level (4.00 m) for the next few days with renewed rises expected later in the 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 02:00 pm EST on Wednesday 19 February 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Dawson R at Utopia Downs TM,1.85,Steady,01:00 PM TUE 18/02/20
Dawson R at Tarana Crossing Alert,1.44,Steady,01:32 PM TUE 18/02/20
Dawson R at Taroom TM,2.36,Steady,01:00 PM TUE 18/02/20
Dawson R at Gyranda Weir Alert,0.71,Falling,01:13 PM TUE 18/02/20
Dawson R at Theodore Weir TM,7.29,Steady,01:00 PM TUE 18/02/20
Dawson R at Moura,6.30,Rising,06:30 AM TUE 18/02/20
Dawson R at Moura Weir TM,1.12,Steady,01:00 PM TUE 18/02/20
Dawson R at Baralaba TW TM,5.81,Falling,01:40 PM TUE 18/02/20
Don R at Rannes TM,3.51,Falling,01:00 PM TUE 18/02/20
Dawson R at Knebworth TM,6.35,Steady,01:40 PM TUE 18/02/20

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.