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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning For The Barcoo River
Issued at 02:25 PM EST on Friday 03 December 2021
Flood Watch Number: 19

MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT BLACKALL AND RETREAT
No significant rainfall totals have been recorded in the 24 hours to 1:00 pm Friday in the Barcoo River catchment. Renewed river rises are possible early next week with forecast showers and thunderstorms.

Barcoo River to Isisford:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Barcoo River to Isisford.
No observations are available from the Blackall manual gauge, however based on river levels at the nearby Blackall automatic station the river level is expected to be above the minor flood level and falling.
The Barcoo River at Blackall is likely to fall below the minor flood level (2.00 m) over the weekend.

The Barcoo River at Isisford peaked at 4.39 metres around 06:00 am Thursday 02 December and is currently at 3.96 metres (below minor) and falling.
The Barcoo River at Isisford is likely to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) over the weekend.

Barcoo River downstream of Isisford:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Barcoo River downstream of Isisford.
The Barcoo River at Retreat is currently at 2.35 metres and steady, with minor flooding.
The Barcoo River at Retreat is likely to remain above the minor flood level (2.10 m) over the weekend. Further rises are expected early next week as water travelling from upstream arrives.

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 06 December 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Cornish Ck at Bowen Downs TM,3.85,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 03/12/21
Thomson R at Longreach Auto TM,1.69,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 03/12/21
Thomson R at Bogewong TM,2.57,Rising,01:34 PM FRI 03/12/21
Barcoo R at Gillespie Alert,4.15,Falling,02:10 PM FRI 03/12/21
Jordan R at Glencoe Alert,0.99,Steady,01:41 PM FRI 03/12/21
Jordan R at Jericho Alert,2.05,Steady,01:41 PM FRI 03/12/21
Alice R at Barcaldine Weir Auto TM,3.81,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 03/12/21
Barcoo R at Isisford,3.96,Falling,12:45 PM FRI 03/12/21
Barcoo R at Wahroongha,2.50,Rising,06:00 AM FRI 03/12/21
Barcoo R at Retreat TM,2.35,Falling,01:00 PM FRI 03/12/21
Cooper Ck at Windorah (Long Crossing) TM,2.62,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 03/12/21
Cooper Ck at Lignum Channel TM,-0.40,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 03/12/21

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.

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