Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Thomson/Barcoo/Cooper Ck

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the lower Thomson River and Flood Warning for the
Cooper Creek

Issued at 10:52 am EST on Thursday 21 February 2019
Flood Warning Number: 21

Minor flood levels are continuing along parts of the lower Thomson River,
whilst river levels are now below the minor flood level on the Cooper Creek at
Windorah.

Isolated showers or thunderstorms are possible over the next few days but this
rainfall is not expected to worsen the current flooding situation.

Thomson River:
The flood peak in the Thomson River is still approaching Bogewong. Renewed
rises are expected downstream to Jundah over the next few days.

River level information is not available at Stonehenge (manual station) but
based on levels at the nearby Stonehenge automatic station the river level is
expected to be below the minor flood level (2.00 m). The river level is likely
to remain below the minor flood level (2.00 m) over the next few days.

The Thomson River at Jundah was at 1.90 metres and falling early Wednesday
morning. No river level information is currently available for Thursday morning
but the river level is expected to be below the minor flood level (2.50 m) and
relatively steady. Renewed rises to around the minor flood level are possible
over the weekend as upstream floodwater arrives.

Cooper Creek:
Renewed rises are likely on the Cooper Creek at Windorah early next week as
upstream floodwater arrives.

The Cooper Creek at Windorah is currently at 2.67 metres and falling (below
minor).

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 11:00 am EST on Friday 22 February 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Cornish Ck at Bowen Downs TM, 1.64, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 21/02/19
Thomson R at Camoola Park, Not Available
Thomson R at Longreach Auto TM, 1.72, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 21/02/19
Thomson R at Bogewong TM, 2.59, Rising, 09:00 AM THU 21/02/19
Thomson R Stonehenge (East), Not Available
Thomson R at Jundah, Not Available
Cooper Ck at Windorah TM, 2.67, Falling, 09:49 AM THU 21/02/19
Cooper Ck at Lignum Channel TM, 0.06, Steady, 09:00 AM THU 21/02/19
Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie TM, -0.03, Steady, 10:00 AM THU 21/02/19

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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