Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Stanley & Brisbane above Wivenhoe Dam
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE STANLEY RIVER
Issued at 12:04 pm EST on Monday 20 June 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.
Issue Number: 3
River levels are are expected to ease during Monday afternoon along the Stanley
No further significant rainfall is expected.
River levels are easing at Peachester and river levels are steady at Woodford
and are expected to ease during Monday afternoon.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
STANLEY RIVER at:
WOODFORD: River level to remain below the minor flood level (5.0 metres) during
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 flood warning. River height bulletins will continue to be
Latest River Heights:
Stanley R at Peachester * 6.83m rising 12:00 AM MON 20/06/16
Stanley R at Peachester # 2.24m falling 12:00 PM MON 20/06/16
Stanley R at Woodford * 4.1m falling 11:00 AM MON 20/06/16
Stanley R at Woodford-1 # 4.14m steady 11:54 AM MON 20/06/16
*,# 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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