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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Condamine-Balonne Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BALONNE RIVER AND BUNGIL CREEK
Issued at 4:18 pm EST on Wednesday 10 February 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 8

Minor flood levels between Surat and St George on the Balonne River and in
Bungil Creek at Garrabarra.

No further significant rainfall is expected.


BUNGIL CREEK:
Minor flood levels are easing at Garrabarra and are expected to fall below the
minor flood level during Thursday morning.

CONDAMINE AND BALONNE RIVERS FROM CONDAMINE TO WAROO:
Minor flood levels are steady in Yuleba Creek at Yuleba Forestry and are
expected to ease overnight and Thursday. River levels are peaking in the
Balonne River at Surat at 5.7 metres. Minor flood levels are steady at
Weribone, River level rises are occurring at Waroo.

MARANOA RIVER:
River levels have eased below the minor flood level at Woodlands. Rises are
occurring at Old Cashmere where river levels are expected to remain below the
minor flood level.

BALONNE RIVER FROM WAROO TO ST GEORGE:
River levels peaked at St George at 5.1 metres at noon Wednesday. River levels
have now eased below the moderate flood level.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
MARANOA RIVER at:
WOODLANDS: River levels have eased below the minor flood level.

BALONNE RIVER at:
WARKON: River levels are expected to remain below the minor flood level.
SURAT (Manual): Minor flood levels to remain steady overnight and then slowly
ease during Thursday.
WAROO: River levels are expected to remain below minor.
ST GEORGE: Minor flood levels will ease overnight.

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

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 9:30 am AEST on Thursday 11th February
2016.

Latest River Heights:
Yuleba Ck at Yuleba Forestry * 4.2m falling 03:00 PM WED 10/02/16
Balonne R at Surat (Auto) * 5.71m steady 03:00 PM WED 10/02/16
Balonne R at Weribone * 7.19m rising 12:00 PM WED 10/02/16
Maranoa R at Springfield 1.54m steady 03:00 PM WED 10/02/16
Maranoa R at Woodlands 2.5m falling 12:00 PM WED 10/02/16
Maranoa R at Old Cashmere * 4.76m rising 12:00 PM WED 10/02/16
Balonne R at St George * (auto) 4.72m falling 03:00 PM WED 10/02/16
Culgoa R at Woolerbilla * 1.77m steady 12:00 PM WED 10/02/16
Narran R at Dirranbandi-Hebel Rd * 1.72m rising 02:30 PM WED 10/02/16
Ballandool R at Hebel-Bollon Rd * 1.8m steady 12:00 PM WED 10/02/16
* auto station

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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