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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Condamine-Balonne Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BALONNE RIVER
Issued at 11:08 am EST on Saturday 31 January 2015
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 2

Minor flood levels are approaching a peak during Saturday morning on the
Balonne River at Surat.

No significant rainfall is forecast during the weekend.

CONDAMINE RIVER FROM WARWICK TO CONDAMINE TOWNSHIP:
Small river level rises are being recorded downstream from Loudon Bridge, where
a small flood peak remains in the Brigalow Bridge area.

DOGWOOD CREEK:
Moderate flood levels are expected to be easing at Pine Hill Crossing.

CONDAMINE AND BALONNE RIVERS FROM CONDAMINE TO WAROO:
Minor flood levels remain near a peak at Surat. Minor flood levels are rising
further downstream at Weribone.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
BALONNE RIVER at:

WARKON: Remain below minor during the weekend.

SURAT (Manual): Minor flood levels to remain high during the weekend.

WARROO: River level rises expected during Saturday, however levels to remain
below minor.

ST GEORGE (Manual): River level rises expected next week, however levels to
remain below minor.

Predictions will be refined as upstream peaks are recorded.


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.disaster.qld.gov.au

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:
The next warning is due to be issued by 11:30 am AEST on Sunday 01 February
2015.

Latest River Heights:
Condamine R at Loudoun Br * 2.13m falling 09:00 AM SAT 31/01/15
Condamine R at Chinchilla Weir TW * 0.92m falling 09:20 AM SAT 31/01/15
Charleys Ck at Seven Oaks * 1.79m steady 08:20 AM SAT 31/01/15
Condamine R at Condamine NA
Condamine R at Cotswold * 4.72m steady 08:00 AM SAT 31/01/15
Balonne R at Warkon 6.51m rising slowly 09:00 AM SAT 31/01/15
Balonne R at Surat (Auto) * 5.62m steady 09:00 AM SAT 31/01/15
Balonne R at Surat (manual) NA
Balonne R at Weribone * 6.18m rising 08:00 AM SAT 31/01/15
Balonne R at Warroo NA
Maranoa R at Old Cashmere * 1.15m steady 08:00 AM SAT 31/01/15
Balonne R at St George * (auto) 1.76m steady 09:00 AM SAT 31/01/15
* auto statio
NA no obs availabl

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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