Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Burnett River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BURNETT RIVER
Issued at 5:00 pm EST on Sunday 7 February 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 8
River levels are easing in the upper Burnett catchment and are expected to
remain below minor flood levels on the lower Burnett River.
No significant rainfall has been recorded in the catchment since 9 am Saturday.
Showers and patchy rain will affect the catchment on Sunday but rainfall totals
are not expected to be significant.
UPPER BURNETT RIVER TO MUNDUBBERA:
River and creek levels continue to ease in the upper Burnett catchment. River
levels are below the minor flood level at Eidsvold Bridge with minor flood
levels easing downstream at Marriages.
BURNETT RIVER BETWEEN MUNDUBBERA AND BUNDABERG:
River levels are easing between Gayndah and Mt Lawless. Downstream, river
levels will remain below minor levels.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
BURNETT RIVER at:
Walla: River levels are currently peaking below the minor flood level (6.0
Bundaberg: River levels will remain well below the minor flood level (3.5
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.qldalert.com
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts
This is the final warning. River height bulletins will continue to be issued.
Latest River Heights:
Burnett R at Eidsvold Br 5.45m falling slowly 09:00 AM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Marriages * 4.85m falling 04:25 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Mundubbera NA
Burnett R at Gayndah Flume * 3.43m falling 03:00 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Gayndah NA
Burnett R at Mt Lawless # 3.42m steady 04:14 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Mt Lawless * 3.44m falling 03:00 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Mingo Crossing # 4.25m steady 02:06 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Paradise Dam HW * 0.96m steady 04:00 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Figtree # 4.77m steady 01:59 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Fig Tree * 4.75m steady 03:30 PM SUN 07/02/16
Perry R at Mt Rawdon # 0.06m steady 02:18 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Walla # 5.51m steady 02:25 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Walla * 5.54m rising 03:00 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Walla Weir HW # 20.39m steady 03:05 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Walla Weir HW * 20.42m steady 04:00 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Walla Weir TW * NA
Burnett R at Woongarra PS # 4.53m steady 02:30 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Woongarra PS * 4.51m rising 04:00 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Bundaberg # 0.37m rising 04:43 PM SUN 07/02/16
Burnett R at Bundaberg NA
*/# auto statio
NA no obs reporte
Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost
of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.
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