Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Moonie River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Moderate Flood Warning For The Moonie River
Issued at 02:06 PM EST on Sunday 05 December 2021
Flood Watch Number: 11
MODERATE FLOODING POSSIBLE AT FLINTON
Minor flooding is occurring along the Moonie River at Flinton and Nindigully.
No significant rainfall totals have recently been recorded in the Moonie River catchment. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast for next few days which may cause renewed river level rises across parts of the Moonie River catchment.
Moonie River to Flinton:
Moderate flooding is occurring at Southwood, with minor flood levels rising downstream at Flinton during Sunday.
The Moonie River at Flinton is currently at 3.30 metres (minor flooding) and rising.
The Moonie River at Flinton may reach the moderate flood level (4.00 m) overnight Sunday into Monday.
Moonie River downstream of Flinton:
Minor flooding is occurring along the lower Moonie River at Nindigully.
The Moonie River at Nindigully is currently at 2.48 metres and steady, with minor flooding.
River levels are expected to remain above the minor flood level (2.20 m) overnight Sunday into Monday. Renewed rises are expected next week, as upstream floodwaters arrive.
No recent observations are currently available for the Moonie River at Thallon Bridge but levels are expected to be below the minor flood level.
The Moonie River at Thallon Bridge is likely to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) for the next few days.
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
The next warning will be issued by 03:00 pm EST on Monday 06 December 2021.
Latest River Heights:
Moonie R at Southwood,5.00,Falling,09:30 AM SUN 05/12/21
Moonie R at Flinton,3.30,Rising,06:30 AM SUN 05/12/21
Moonie R at Nindigully Br,2.48,Steady,09:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Moonie R at Fenton TM,2.57,Steady,12:00 PM SUN 05/12/21
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.