Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kolan River
Final Flood Warning for the Baffle Creek
Issued at 10:34 am EST on Thursday 23 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 2
Minor flood levels are no longer expected at Essendean Bridge today.
Up to 75 mm of rainfall has been recorded across the Baffle catchment in the 24
hours to 9am Thursday. Showers and storms are expected to continue through
today although the rainfall is not expected to be as intense as yesterday.
River level rises are generally easing across the Baffle Creek.
The Baffle Creek at Essendean Bridge is currently at 3.27 metres and rising.
The Baffle Creek at Essendean Bridge is now expected to remain below the minor
flood level (5.00 m).
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)
Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Baffle Ck at Mimdale Alert, 5.85, Steady, 09:54 AM THU 23/03/17
Baffle Ck at Mimdale TM, 5.80, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 23/03/17
Baffle Ck at Essendean Bridge Alert, 3.27, Rising, 09:26 AM THU 23/03/17
Euleilah Ck at Hills Rd Alert, 1.18, Rising, 08:54 AM THU 23/03/17
Baffle Ck at Barnetts Rd Alert, 0.67, Falling, 09:45 AM THU 23/03/17
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. 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.
A cyclone off northern Queensland could intensify to category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.
The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.