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Flood Warning - Moonie River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Final Flood Warning For The Moonie River
Issued at 12:43 PM EST on Friday 27 May 2022
Flood Watch Number: 19

BELOW MINOR FLOODING EASING AT THALLON BRIDGE, NO FURTHER FLOODING EXPECTED
Floodwaters are continuing to move through the lower Moonie River following heavy rainfall in mid-May. The flood peak in the lower Moonie River has passed through Fenton and is around the Queensland and New South Wales border.
No significant rainfall has been recorded across the catchment over the last few days. There is a chance of showers over the next few days, but these are not expected to significantly affect river levels and no further flooding is expected.

Moonie River downstream of Flinton:
Below minor flooding is easing along the Moonie River at Nindigully and Thallon Bridge, with moderate flooding easing further downstream at Fenton. No further flooding is expected in the Moonie River downstream of Flinton.
Based on river level observations at the nearby automatic station, the Moonie River at Nindigully is expected to be below the minor flood level (2.20 metres) and falling.
The Moonie River at Nindigully will remain below the minor flood level (2.20 m).

The Moonie River at Thallon Bridge is currently at 3.51 metres (below the minor flood level) and falling.
The Moonie River at Thallon Bridge will remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m).

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:
Moonie R at Flinton TM,2.89,Falling,12:00 PM FRI 27/05/22
Moonie R at Nindigully TM,2.51,Falling,12:00 PM FRI 27/05/22
Moonie R at Thallon Bridge,3.51,Falling,04:35 PM THU 26/05/22
Moonie R at Fenton TM,4.77,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 27/05/22

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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