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Flood Warning - Fitzroy River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning For The Dawson River
Issued at 01:58 PM EST on Monday 17 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 14

Minor flooding continues along the Dawson River between Moura and Knebworth on Monday.
No significant rainfall is expected during the next few days.

Dawson River to Theodore:
River levels continue to ease along the Dawson River downstream of Taroom during Monday.
The Dawson River at Taroom is currently at 3.21 metres and steady.
River levels at Taroom are expected to continue falling for the next few days.

The Dawson River at Theodore Weir is currently at 7.79 metres and steady.
River levels at Theodore Weir are expected to continue easing, however small renewed rises are possible.

Dawson River downstream of Theodore:
Minor flooding continues along the Dawson River between Moura and Knebworth during Monday.
The Dawson River at Moura is currently at 6.10 metres and steady.
River levels at Moura are likely to remain around the minor flood level (6.00 m) during Monday.

River level data is not available for Baralaba (manual station). Based on river level data from the nearby Baralaba automatic station, the river level is currently around 6.00 metres (minor flooding) and easing.
River levels at Baralaba will remain above the minor flood level (4.00 m) for the next few days with renewed rises expected later in the week as upstream floodwaters arrive.

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 02:00 pm EST on Tuesday 18 February 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Dawson R at Taroom TM,3.21,Steady,01:00 PM MON 17/02/20
Dawson R at Gyranda Weir Alert,0.91,Falling,01:23 PM MON 17/02/20
Dawson R at Theodore Weir TM,7.79,Steady,01:00 PM MON 17/02/20
Dawson R at Moura,6.10,Steady,07:30 AM MON 17/02/20
Dawson R at Moura Weir TM,1.09,Steady,01:00 PM MON 17/02/20
Dawson R at Baralaba,Not Available,Not Available,Not Available
Dawson R at Baralaba TW TM,5.97,Rising,01:25 PM MON 17/02/20
Dawson R at Knebworth TM,7.309,Steady,12:00 PM MON 17/02/20

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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