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  • Minor Flood Warning for the Bulloo River Mon 21 Sep 2020

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
      
    Minor Flood Warning For The Bulloo River 
    Issued at 11:51 AM EST on Monday 21 September 2020
    Flood Watch Number: 3
    
    RENEWED RISES AND MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT QUILPIE TUESDAY
     Flood waters caused by showers and thunderstorms late last week are moving downstream towards Thargomindah and are expected to arrive later in the week. This could be made worse by forecast rainfall Monday afternoon and into Tuesday.
     No significant rainfall has been recorded in the catchment over the last 24 hours to 09:00 am Monday. Further showers and thunderstorms are likely over parts of the catchment Monday afternoon into Tuesday, but is expected to ease later in the week.
    
    Bulloo River to Quilpie:
    Minor flooding may occur along the Bulloo River to Quilpie.
    The Bulloo River at Quilpie is currently at 1.49 metres (below minor) and steady.
    The river level at Quilpie may reach the minor flood level (3.00 m) during Tuesday based on forecast rainfall.
    
    Bulloo River downstream of Quilpie:
    Minor flooding may occur along the Bulloo River downstream of Quilpie.
    There are currently no river level observations for Thargomindah, but water levels are expected to be below the minor flood level (4.00 metres).
    The Bulloo River at Thargomindah may reach the minor flood level (4.00 m) later this week, from flood waters arriving from upstream as well as forecast rainfall. Predictions will be refined once upstream peaks have been observed.
    
    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 Tuesday 22 September 2020.
    
    Latest River Heights:
    Bulloo R at Quilpie TM,1.49,Steady,11:00 AM MON 21/09/20
    Bulloo R at Autumnvale TM,1.54,Steady,11:18 AM MON 21/09/20
    
    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.