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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Condamine-Balonne Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning for the Balonne River

Issued at 10:56 am EST on Thursday 13 April 2017
Flood Warning Number: 21

The Balonne River at Surat is expected to fall below the minor flood level
during Thursday evening. Downstream, minor flood levels will ease over the next
few days on the lower Balonne River system.

No significant rainfall is expected over the next few days.

Balonne River to Surat:
Minor flood levels are continuing to ease on the Balonne River at Surat.

The Balonne River at Surat is expected to fall below the minor flood level
(5.00 m) Thursday evening.

Balonne River downstream of Surat to Beardmore Dam:
Minor flood levels are continuing to ease slowly at Weribone.

Balonne River downstream of Beardmore Dam:
Minor flood levels are occurring downstream of Beardmore Dam with minor
flooding in the Whyenbah area on both the Balonne River and Culgoa River. River
levels are expected to ease over the next few days.

River levels at St George remain steady below the minor flood level (4.00 m) on
Thursday morning. The river level is expected to remain below the minor flood
level and will slowly ease over the next few days.

River levels are expected to be below the minor flood level (4.00 m) on the
Balonne River Minor at Dirranbandi on Thursday morning. The river level is
expected to remain below the minor flood level.

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:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Balonne R at Surat (manual), Not Available
Balonne R at Weribone TM, 7.05, Falling, 08:00 AM THU 13/04/17
Balonne R at Warroo TM, 6.42, Steady, 09:45 AM THU 13/04/17
Balonne R at Beardmore Dam TM, -0.01, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 13/04/17
Balonne R at Jack Taylor Weir TM, -0.09, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 13/04/17
Balonne R at St George (manual), Not Available
Culgoa R at Whyenbah TM, 3.78, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 13/04/17
Culgoa R at Woolerbilla TM, 4.08, Steady, 04:00 AM THU 13/04/17
Balonne R Minor at Dirranbandi, Not Available
Narran R at Dirranbandi-Hebel Rd TM, 3.16, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 13/04/17
Bokhara R at Hebel TM, 0.69, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 13/04/17

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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