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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Condamine-Balonne Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Moderate Flood Warning for the Balonne River

Issued at 8:33 am EST on Monday 26 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 15

Moderate flood levels will continue to fall at St George during the week.

No significant rainfall is expected for the next few days.

Balonne River to Surat:
Minor to moderate flooding is occurring along the Balonne River to Surat.

The Balonne River at Warkon is currently at 7.19 metres and falling. River
levels are expected to fall below the minor flood level (7.00 m) during Monday.

The Balonne River at Surat is currently at 7.80 metres and falling. Moderate
flood levels are expected to ease slowly over the next few days.

Balonne River downstream of Surat to Beardmore Dam:
The Balonne River at Warroo is currently at 7.5 metres and steady.

River levels are expected to remain below the minor flood level (9.0 m)

Balonne River downstream of Beardmore Dam:
River levels will remain high on the Balonne River downstream of Beardmore Dam.

The Balonne River at St George is above the moderate flood level (5.00 m) and
falling. River levels are expected to fall below the moderate flood level (5.00
m) during Tuesday.

The Balonne River Minor at Dirranbandi is currently at 4.01 metres and steady.
The river level will fall below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Monday.

The Bokhara River at Hebel is likely to exceed the minor flood level (1.00 m)
later this week.

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 09:00 am EST on Tuesday 27 September 2016.

Latest River Heights:
Balonne R at Warkon, 7.19, Falling, 06:00 AM MON 26/09/16
Bungil Ck at Roma TM, 1.862, Steady, 06:00 AM MON 26/09/16
Balonne R at Surat (manual), 7.80, Falling, 07:10 AM MON 26/09/16
Balonne R at Weribone TM, 8.90, Steady, 04:00 AM MON 26/09/16
Balonne R at Warroo TM, 7.58, Steady, 11:45 PM SUN 25/09/16
Maranoa R at Forest Vale TM, -0.08, Steady, 06:00 AM MON 26/09/16
Maranoa R at Old Cashmere TM, 3.03, Falling, 04:00 AM MON 26/09/16
Balonne R at Beardmore Dam TM, 0.02, Steady, 11:00 PM SUN 25/09/16
Balonne R at Jack Taylor Weir TM, -0.14, Steady, 05:00 AM MON 26/09/16
Culgoa R at Whyenbah TM, 5.37, Steady, 06:00 AM MON 26/09/16
Culgoa R at Woolerbilla TM, 2.83, Rising, 04:00 AM MON 26/09/16
Balonne R Minor at Dirranbandi, 4.01, Steady, 05:55 AM MON 26/09/16
Narran R at Dirranbandi-Hebel Rd TM, 3.84, Rising, 06:00 AM MON 26/09/16

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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