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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning For The Lower Barcoo River
Issued at 11:47 AM EST on Thursday 19 March 2020
Flood Watch Number: 42

River levels are peaking below minor at Retreat during Thursday on the lower Barcoo River.
No significant rainfall has occurred or is forecast for the catchment area during the next few days.

Barcoo River downstream of Isisford:
River levels remain below minor and slowly easing along the lower Barcoo River downstream of Isisford.
River level observations are not available for the manual station at Retreat, however based on the automatic gauge, the river level is expected to be peaking below the minor flood level during Thursday.
The Barcoo River at Retreat is expected to remain below the minor flood level (3.00 m) and continue slowly easing during Friday and through the weekend.

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

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Barcoo R at Wahroongha,1.40,Falling,06:00 AM THU 19/03/20
Barcoo R at Glenlock,2.55,Falling,05:15 AM THU 19/03/20
Barcoo R at Retreat,Not Available,Not Available,Not Available
Cooper Ck at Windorah (Long Crossing) TM,2.62,Steady,09:00 AM THU 19/03/20
Cooper Ck at Lignum Channel TM,-0.42,Steady,09:00 AM THU 19/03/20
Cooper Ck at Durham Downs,Not Available,Not Available,Not Available
Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie TM,1.46,Steady,10:00 AM THU 19/03/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at
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