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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning For The Thomson And Barcoo Rivers And Cooper Creek
Issued at 01:55 PM EST on Friday 16 April 2021
Flood Watch Number: 9

FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO EASE AT RETREAT LATER ON FRIDAY
No significant rainfall is forecast for the coming week.

Thomson River:
River level rises are occurring along the Thomson River downstream of Longreach. Minor flooding is occurring at Bogewong, but river levels at other locations are expected to remain below minor flood levels.
Barcoo River downstream of Isisford:
Flooding will ease in the Barcoo River downstream of Isisford during Friday afternoon.
The Barcoo River at Retreat is currently at 2.26 metres and falling with minor flooding.
The Barcoo River at Retreat will fall below the minor flood level (2.10 m) Friday afternoon.

Cooper Creek:
No further flooding is expected in the Cooper Creek.
The Cooper Creek at Windorah (Main Channel) has peaked below the minor flood level (3.0 metres) early Friday morning.

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

Latest River Heights:
Cornish Ck at Bowen Downs TM,1.10,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Thomson R at Longreach Auto TM,1.67,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Thomson R at Bogewong TM,2.28,Rising,12:00 AM FRI 16/04/21
Barcoo R at Gillespie Alert,0.30,Steady,05:45 AM FRI 16/04/21
Barcoo R at Duneira Alert,1.05,Steady,06:54 AM FRI 16/04/21
Jordan R at Glencoe Alert,0.89,Steady,11:09 AM FRI 16/04/21
Jordan R at Jericho Alert,2.00,Steady,10:49 AM FRI 16/04/21
Alice R at Barcaldine Weir Auto TM,4.64,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21
Barcoo R at Retreat TM,2.26,Falling,12:09 PM FRI 16/04/21
Cooper Ck at Windorah (Long Crossing) TM,2.61,Steady,12:00 AM FRI 16/04/21
Cooper Ck at Lignum Channel TM,-0.41,Falling,12:00 AM FRI 16/04/21
Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie TM,1.49,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 16/04/21

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.

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