Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kolan River
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR BAFFLE CREEK AND THE KOLAN RIVER
Issued at 1:52 pm EST on Friday 5 February 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 4
Minor flood levels peaked at Essendean Bridge on Baffle Creek during Friday
morning and have been falling since then.
No significant rainfall is forecast over the catchment area for the next few
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
KOLAN RIVER at
BUCCA WEIR: River levels will remain below the minor flood level.
BAFFLE CREEK at
ESSENDEAN BRIDGE: River levels will continue falling.
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:
Kolan R at Springfield * 3.45m rising 12:20 AM FRI 05/02/16
Kolan R at Fred Haigh Dam HW * -0.49m rising 01:00 PM FRI 05/02/16
Gin Gin Ck u/s Gin Gin * 4.54m falling 12:30 PM FRI 05/02/16
Kolan R at Bucca Weir * 17.21m falling 01:00 PM FRI 05/02/16
Kolan R at Gooburrum Pump Stn * 3.8m steady 01:00 PM FRI 05/02/16
Baffle Ck at Mimdale # 8.5m falling 01:22 PM FRI 05/02/16
Baffle Ck at Essendean Bridge # 4.57m falling 01:29 PM FRI 05/02/16
Oyster Ck at Rapleys # 1.09m rising 12:58 PM FRI 05/02/16
Euleilah Ck at Hills Rd # 1.23m falling 01:27 PM FRI 05/02/16
Baffle Ck at Barnetts Rd # -0.43m falling 01:39 PM FRI 05/02/16
Boyne R at Nagoorin * 4.71m falling 12:00 PM FRI 05/02/16
Boyne R at Milton # 4.55m rising 12:51 PM FRI 05/02/16
Diglum Ck at Marlua # 2m falling 01:14 PM FRI 05/02/16
Boyne R at Awoonga Dam # 39.2m rising 11:44 AM FRI 05/02/16
Boyne R at Benaraby # 0.97m steady 01:13 PM FRI 05/02/16
Boyne R at Boyne Island # 8.44m rising 05:53 PM THU 04/02/16
Gladstone Tide * 1.37m steady 01:03 PM FRI 05/02/16
Calliope R at Castlehope * 4.54m falling 12:20 AM FRI 05/02/16
*, # auto statio
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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An impressive area of thunderstorms swept across the southwest of the country last night.
The nation's capital has rewritten the record books this morning, producing a May-like morning in February.