Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Bulloo River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Moderate Flood Warning For The Bulloo River
Issued at 02:00 PM EST on Friday 28 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 8

Moderate flooding is occurring at Quilpie. River level rises are expected downstream into the coming weekend.
No significant rainfall is forecast over the weekend.

Bulloo River to Quilpie:
Moderate flooding is occurring along the Bulloo River to Quilpie.
The Bulloo River at Quilpie is currently at 4.59 metres and rising. The river will stay around the bridge level 4.6m during Friday with further small rises during the weekend.
The Bulloo River at Quilpie is expected to remain above the moderate flood level (4.00 m) during Friday and through the weekend.

Bulloo River downstream of Quilpie:
Minor flooding is occuring along the Bulloo River downstream of Quilpie.
At 11:50am on Friday, the Bulloo River at Thargomindah was 3.16 metres and rising.
The river level at Thargomindah may reach the minor flood level (4.00 m) over the weekend and into next week, with further rises to moderate flood level during next week.

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 02:00 pm EST on Saturday 29 February 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Bulloo R at Quilpie TM,4.59,Rising,01:00 PM FRI 28/02/20
Bulloo R at Autumnvale TM,4.55,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 28/02/20
Bulloo R at Thargomindah,3.16,Rising,11:50 AM FRI 28/02/20

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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