Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Paroo River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Major Flood Warning For The Paroo River (Qld)
Issued at 02:39 PM EST on Sunday 23 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 2

Major flooding is possible along the Paroo River around Eulo from Tuesday next week. Strong river rises are occurring along the upper Paroo and its tributaries.
In the 24 hours to 9am Sunday, Cooladdi Alert recorded 96 mm of rainfall in the upper Paroo catchment. There has been no significant rainfall recorded since 9am Sunday, however further heavy falls are possible for remainder of the weekend.

Paroo River to Eulo:
Moderate flood levels are rising in the upper Paroo River at Allambie, these levels are higher than the peak recorded in late January 2020.
There are no current observations available for Eulo although river levels are expected to be below the minor flood level (2.00 m).
The Paroo River at Eulo is expected to exceed the minor flood level (2.00 m) and the moderate flood level (3.00 m) during Tuesday. Further rises to the major flood level (4.00 m) are possible during Tuesday or Wednesday.

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 03:00 pm EST on Monday 24 February 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Paroo R at Allambie,4.10,Rising,12:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Paroo River at Eulo,Not Available,Not Available,Not Available
Paroo River at Caiwarro,1.40,Steady,12:00 PM SUN 23/02/20
Paroo R at Hungerford,Not Available,Not Available,Not Available

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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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