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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the Thomson and Barcoo Rivers

Issued at 10:32 am EST on Tuesday 17 January 2017
Flood Warning Number: 5

Minor flood levels continue to rise in the Barcoo River at Blackall during
Tuesday morning.

No further significant rainfall has been recorded across the catchment area
since 9am Monday. Further showers and thunderstorms are possible over the
catchment during Tuesday.

Thomson River:
River level rises above the minor flood level are possible along the Thomson
River during this week as a result of recent rainfall.

Barcoo River to Isisford:
Minor flooding is expected along the Barcoo River to Isisford.

The Barcoo River at Blackall is expected to remain above the minor flood level
(2.00 m) during Tuesday.

Barcoo River downstream of Isisford:
Minor flood levels are likely along the Barcoo River downstream of Isisford
later this week. Forecasts will be provided once upstream peaks are observed.

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 Wednesday 18 January 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Thomson R at Camoola Park, Not Available
Thomson R at Longreach Auto TM, 1.25, Steady, 08:00 AM TUE 17/01/17
Thomson R at Bogewong TM, 1.65, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 17/01/17
Thomson R Stonehenge (East), Not Available
Thomson R at Jundah, Not Available
Barcoo R at Gillespie Alert, 5.30, Falling, 09:45 AM TUE 17/01/17
Barcoo R at Duneira Alert, 1.44, Steady, 06:50 AM TUE 17/01/17
Barcoo R at Blackall, Not Available
Barcoo R at Coolagh, Not Available
Barcoo R at Isisford, Not Available
Barcoo R at Oma, Not Available
Barcoo R at Wahroongha, Not Available
Barcoo R at Glenlock, Not Available
Barcoo R at Retreat, Not Available
Cooper Ck at Windorah TM, 2.57, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 17/01/17

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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