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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kolan River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Initial Moderate Flood Warning for the Kolan River and Baffle Creek

Issued at 10:19 am EST on Tuesday 17 October 2017
Flood Warning Number: 1

Rising river levels and moderate flooding is expected in the Kolan River and
Baffle Creek.

Between 150 and 350 mm of rainfall has been recorded across the catchment area
in the past 24 hours. Further heavy rainfall is expected during Tuesday.

Kolan River:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Kolan River.

The Kolan River at Bucca Weir is currently at 17.71 metres and rising. Further
rises to the moderate flood level (18.50 m) are likely Tuesday afternoon.

Baffle Creek:
River levels rises and minor flooding is occurring in Baffle Creek.

The Baffle Creek at Essendean Bridge is currently at 5.07 metres and rising.
Further rises to the moderate flood level (8.00 m) are likely Tuesday afternoon.

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 04:00 pm EST on Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Baffle Ck at Mimdale Alert, 7.85, Rising, 10:07 AM TUE 17/10/17
Baffle Ck at Mimdale TM, 7.49, Steady, 09:31 AM TUE 17/10/17
Baffle Ck at Essendean Bridge Alert, 5.07, Rising, 10:01 AM TUE 17/10/17
Euleilah Ck at Hills Rd Alert, 3.88, Rising, 09:53 AM TUE 17/10/17
Baffle Ck at Barnetts Rd Alert, -0.18, Rising, 10:08 AM TUE 17/10/17
Kolan R at Springfield TM, 3.88, Rising, 09:37 AM TUE 17/10/17
Kolan R at Springfield Alert, 4.06, Rising, 10:01 AM TUE 17/10/17
Kolan R at Fred Haigh Dam HW TM, -0.01, Rising, 10:00 AM TUE 17/10/17
Kolan R at Fred Haigh Dam HW Alert, -0.06, Steady, 09:39 AM TUE 17/10/17
Gin Gin Ck u/s Gin Gin Alert, 3.69, Rising, 10:05 AM TUE 17/10/17
Gin Gin Ck u/s Gin Gin TM, 3.49, Rising, 09:40 AM TUE 17/10/17
Kolan R at Bucca Weir Alert, 17.71, Rising, 09:59 AM TUE 17/10/17
Kolan R at Bucca Weir TM, 17.62, Rising, 10:00 AM TUE 17/10/17

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.
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