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Flood Warning - Fitzroy River

27 March 2017 10:22 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Moderate Flood Warning for the lower Isaac River

Issued at 10:22 am EST on Monday 27 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 8

Moderate flood levels are easing along the lower reaches of the Isaac River at
Yatton.

No significant rainfall has fallen over the Connors and Isaac River catchments
in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Monday. Further showers and thunderstorms are
possible during the next few days, with the heaviest falls nearer to the coast.

Connors and Isaac Rivers:
River levels upstream on the Connors River at Pink Lagoon eased below minor
early Monday morning.

Further downstream on the Isaac River, moderate flood levels continue to ease
at Yatton following a peak of 11.56 metres recorded at 8am Sunday.

The Isaac River at Yatton is currently at 10.79 metres and falling. The Isaac
River at Yatton is expected to fall below the moderate flood level (9.50 m)
overnight Monday into Tuesday.

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 Tuesday 28 March 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Connors R at Pink Lagoon TM, 5.94, Falling, 08:00 AM MON 27/03/17
Isaac R at Yatton TM, 10.79, Falling, 08:00 AM MON 27/03/17
Mackenzie R at Tartrus TM, 1.87, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 27/03/17
Fitzroy R at Riverslea TM, 5.54, Rising, 08:00 AM MON 27/03/17

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.