Weather Warnings

 

Initial Moderate Flood Warning for the Thomson River and Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Barcoo River and Cooper Creek

IDQ20860 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland Initial Moderate Flood Warning for the Thomson River and Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Barcoo River and Cooper Creek Issued at 1:38 pm EST on Tuesday 26 March 2019 Flood Warning Number: 1 Minor to moderate flooding is expected along the lower Thomson and Barcoo Rivers during Tuesday. Heavy rainfall associated with the movement of ex-Tropical Cyclone Trevor has been recorded in the Barcoo and Thomson River catchments in the 24 hours to 9am Tuesday, most notably 130 mm around Stonehenge. Further heavy rainfall is expected during Tuesday and Wednesday across the catchment area. Thomson River: River levels are rising along the lower Thomson River between Stonehenge and Jundah in response to recent heavy rainfall. No observations are available for Camoola Park manual gauge. Based on forecast rainfall, river level rises are likely over the next few days. The Thomson River at Longreach is currently at 1.33 metres and steady. Based on forecast rainfall, river level rises are likely over the next few days. No observations are available for Stonehenge manual gauge, but based on readings available for the automatic gauge, river levels are expected to be below the minor flood level and rising at Tuesday midday. The Thomson River at Stonehenge is expected to exceed the minor flood level (2.00 m) early Tuesday afternoon. Further river level rises to the moderate flood level are likely in the next 24 hours, based on the forecast rainfall. The Thomson River at Jundah is currently at 2.41 metres and rising. The Thomson River at Jundah is expected to exceed the minor flood level (2.50 m) Tuesday early afternoon. Further river level rises to the moderate flood level are likely in the next 24 hours, based on the forecast rainfall. Barcoo River to Isisford: River level rises to minor flood levels are possible along the Barcoo River to Isisford over the next few days, based on the forecast rainfall. Barcoo River downstream of Isisford: River level rises are occurring along the Barcoo River downstream of Isisford with minor flood levels occurring at Glenlock during Tuesday morning. No observations are available for Retreat manual gauge, but based on readings available for the automatic gauge, river levels are expected to be rising during Tuesday. The Barcoo River at Retreat is expected to exceed the minor flood level (3.00 m) Tuesday. Further river level rises to higher levels are likely over the next few days, based on forecast rainfall. Cooper Creek: River levels are steady along Cooper Creek at Tuesday midday. River level rises to minor flood levels are possible over the next few days with further heavy rainfall and as upstream floodwaters move downstream. Further information will be provided once more data is available. 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 12:00 pm EST on Wednesday 27 March 2019. Latest River Heights: Cornish Ck at Bowen Downs TM, 1.28, Steady, 12:00 PM TUE 26/03/19 Thomson R at Longreach Auto TM, 1.33, Steady, 01:00 PM TUE 26/03/19 Thomson R at Bogewong TM, 1.69, Steady, 12:00 PM TUE 26/03/19 Thomson R at Jundah, 2.41, Rising, 01:00 PM TUE 26/03/19 Jordan R at Glencoe Alert, 0.64, Steady, 01:19 PM TUE 26/03/19 Barcoo R at Glenlock, 4.00, Rising, 07:45 AM TUE 26/03/19 Cooper Ck at Windorah (Long Crossing) TM, 2.62, Steady, 12:00 PM TUE 26/03/19 Cooper Ck at Lignum Channel TM, -0.42, Steady, 12:00 PM TUE 26/03/19 Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie TM, 1.44, Steady, 12:00 PM TUE 26/03/19 This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. 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.

 

Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Georgina River

IDQ20870 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Georgina River Issued at 12:37 pm EST on Tuesday 26 March 2019 Flood Warning Number: 1 Minor flood levels are likely in the Georgina River at Marion Downs later this week. Heavy rainfall associated with the movement of Ex-TC Trevor has been recorded across the Georgina River catchment in the 24 hours to 9am Tuesday, most notably 176 mm at Roxborough Downs. Further heavy rainfall is expected during Tuesday and into Wednesday across the catchment area. Georgina River to Marion Downs: Major flood levels are rising at Roxborough Downs during Tuesday morning. River level rises are also being recorded in the Burke River at Boulia. No observations are currently available for the Georgina River at Marion Downs. The river level at Marion Downs is expected to exceed the minor flood level (3.00 m) during the next 24 hours. Georgina River downstream of Marion Downs: River level rises are likely this week. Further information will be provided once more data is available. Eyre Creek: Creek level rises are expected in the coming days but more data is required before specific forecasts can be provided. 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 10:30 am EST on Wednesday 27 March 2019. Latest River Heights: Georgina R at Urandangi, Not Available Georgina R at Roxborough Downs TM, 8.08, Steady, 10:00 AM TUE 26/03/19 Georgina R at Glenormiston, Not Available Burke R at Boulia TM, 2.13, Rising, 11:00 AM TUE 26/03/19 Georgina R at Marion Downs, Not Available This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. 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.

 

Initial Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers SA

IDS20370 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia Initial Flood Warning for the Inland Rivers SA Diamantina River Issued at 3:33 pm CDT on Tuesday 19 February 2019 Flood Warning Number: 1 Heavy rain during early February across the upper part of the Diamantina catchment in Queensland resulted in moderate to major flooding with flood waters steadily moving further downstream over the next few weeks. Floodwaters are now beginning to move into the Diamantina in South Australia and then the Goyder Lagoon. It will take a number of weeks for the water to move through the the Goyder Lagoon and reach the Warbuton River which flows into Kati Thanda - Lake Eyre. The amount of water which makes its way to the lake is still uncertain at this stage and is unlikely to fill. At Birdsville the river is rising rapidly and expected to exceed the moderate flood level in coming days. For more information on the Diamantina in Queensland see; http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/flood/diamantina-river.shtml Warburton: River levels rising with minor flooding impacts possible over the next few days in the Diamantina from the SA border to the Goyder Lagoon. Moderate flood impacts may develop later in the week or early next week. Flood Safety Advice: People are advised to keep away from fast flowing water. For flood emergency assistance contact the State Emergency Service on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000) immediately. Next issue: The next warning will be issued by 03:30 pm CDT on Wednesday 20 February 2019. Latest River Heights: Diamantina River at Birdsville, 3.07, Steady, 10:35 AM TUE 19/02/19 This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 215. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/sa/forecasts.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

IDN21033 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology New South Wales TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Thunderstorm Warning for HEAVY RAINFALL For people in parts of Illawarra and South Coast Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:54 pm Monday, 22 April 2019. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Nowra, Huskisson and Ulladulla. Fishermans Repeater in South Coast received 49mm in 1 hour till 10:45pm. The State Emergency Service advises that people should: * Keep clear of creeks and storm drains. * Don't walk, ride your bike or drive through flood water. * If you are trapped by flash flooding, seek refuge in the highest available place and ring 000 if you need rescue. * Unplug computers and appliances. * Avoid using the phone during the storm. * Stay indoors away from windows, and keep children and pets indoors as well. * For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the SES (NSW and ACT) on 132 500. The next warning is due to be issued by 1:55 am Tuesday. Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

 

Hazardous Surf Warning for Queensland

IDQ28522 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland Hazardous Surf Warning for Queensland Issued at 4:32 am EST on Sunday 21 April 2019 for the period until midnight EST Monday 22 April 2019. Surf and swell conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, boating, and swimming in the following areas. Sunday 21 April Hazardous Surf Warning for: Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast Waters and Gold Coast Waters Monday 22 April Hazardous Surf Warning for: Fraser Island Coast, Sunshine Coast Waters and Gold Coast Waters Safety Advice Surf Life Saving Queensland advise that: - People should consider staying out of the water and avoid walking near surf-exposed areas. - Rock fishers should avoid coastal rock platforms exposed to the ocean and seek a safe location that is sheltered from the surf. - Boaters planning to cross shallow water and ocean bars should consider changing or delaying their voyage. - Boaters already on the water should carry the appropriate safety equipment and wear a lifejacket. - Boaters should remember to log on with their local radio base and consider their safety management plan. The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Sunday. ================================================================================ Check the Coastal Waters Forecast for information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these areas at http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/ or on marine radio. ================================================================================

 

Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Paroo River (NSW)

IDN36632 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Paroo River (NSW) at Willara Crossing Issued at 1:10 pm EST on Monday 22 April 2019 Flood Warning Number: 1 MINOR FLOOD CURRENT AT WILLARA CROSSING Local heavy rain has caused minor flooding along the Paroo River at Willara Crossing. Paroo River (NSW): Minor flooding is occurring at Willara Crossing The Paroo River at Willara Crossing is likely to reach 1.00 metres late Monday afternoon with minor flooding. Flood Safety Advice: In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on 132 500. * Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest available place. * Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely to flood. * Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains. * Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive and dangerous. For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights and rainfall observations and forecasts: * NSW SES: www.ses.nsw.gov.au * RMS Live Traffic: www.livetraffic.com * Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/outerwest.shtml * Latest NSW Warnings: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/ * Rainfall Forecasts: www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/ * BOM NSW Twitter: www.twitter.com/BOM_NSW Next issue: The next warning will be issued by 05:00 pm EST on Monday 22 April 2019. Latest River Heights: Paroo River at Caiwarro, 1.17, Steady, 03:00 AM MON 22/04/19 Paroo River at Willara Crossing, 0.89, Steady, 12:30 PM MON 22/04/19 Turra at Cuttaburra Channel, 1.68, Steady, 11:00 AM MON 22/04/19 This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 218. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts.

 

Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Western River and Initial Flood Warning for the Diamantina River

IDQ20865 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Western River and Initial Flood Warning for the Diamantina River Issued at 12:33 pm EST on Tuesday 26 March 2019 Flood Warning Number: 1 Minor flooding is possible at Winton on the Western River based on forecast rainfall in the next few days. Heavy rainfall associated with the movement of Ex-TC Trevor has been recorded across the Diamantina River catchment in the 24 hours to 9am Tuesday, most notably 85 mm at Diamantina Lakes. Further heavy rainfall is expected during Tuesday and into Wednesday across the catchment area. Diamantina River to Diamantina Lakes: River level rises have been recorded at Diamantina Lakes, with further rises to exceed the causeway level (2.1 metres) possible from late Tuesday. Western River: Minor flooding is possible along the Western River in the next few days. No observations are currently available along the Western River. River level rises are expected based on forecast rain. The Western River at Winton may reach the minor flood level (1.50 m) during the next few days. Diamantina River downstream of Diamantina Lakes: River level rises and flooding are possible in 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 Next issue: The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST on Wednesday 27 March 2019. Latest River Heights: Mills Ck at Oondooroo TM, 0.97, Steady, 10:00 AM TUE 26/03/19 Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes TM, 1.52, Rising, 10:00 AM TUE 26/03/19 This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219. 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.

 

Flood Warning Summary for Queensland

IDQ20885 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Queensland Flood Summary Issued at 10:36 am EST on Wednesday 13 March 2019. The following Watches/Warnings are current: Moderate Flood Warning for the lower Diamantina River Additional Information: N/A Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.

 

Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Warrego River (NSW)

IDN36631 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Warrego River (NSW) at Barringun, Enngonia and Fords Bridge Bywash Issued at 10:43 am EST on Monday 8 April 2019 Flood Warning Number: 3 MODERATE FLOOD EXPECTED AT BARRINGUN LATER IN THE WEEK Moderate flood is occurring along the Upper Warrego River at Rocky in Queensland. Flood waters from the Upper Warrego River are expected to extend to New South Wales early this week and cause moderate flooding at Barringun later in the week. Warrego River (NSW): Minor to Moderate flooding is expected along the Warrego River (NSW). The Warrego River at Barringun No. 2 is likely to reach the moderate flood level (3.80 metres) around Thursday. The Warrego River at Enngonia is likely to reach 2.10 metres around Sunday with minor flooding. The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash is likely to reach 2.20 metres around 23 April with minor flooding. Flood Safety Advice: In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on 132 500. * Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest available place. * Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely to flood. * Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains. * Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive and dangerous. For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights and rainfall observations and forecasts: * NSW SES: www.ses.nsw.gov.au * RMS Live Traffic: www.livetraffic.com * Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/outerwest.shtml * Latest NSW Warnings: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/ * Rainfall Forecasts: www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/ * BOM NSW Twitter: www.twitter.com/BOM_NSW Next issue: The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST on Wednesday 10 April 2019. Latest River Heights: Warrego River at Barringun No. 2, 0.98, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 08/04/19 Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash, 0.20, Steady, 10:15 AM MON 08/04/19 This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 218. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts.