Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Minor Flood Warning for the Dawson River
Issued at 10:08 am EST on Monday 26 February 2018
Flood Warning Number: 7
Minor flood levels are expected on the Dawson River at Baralaba on Monday.
River level rises are occurring on the Dawson River downstream of Taroom to
No significant rainfall has been recorded in the Dawson catchment in the 24
hours to 9:00 am Monday. Further showers and storms are possible during the
next few days.
Dawson River to Theodore:
Minor to moderate flood levels are continuing on the upper Dawson River.
The Dawson River at Taroom is currently at 5.81 metres and at a peak. River
levels at Taroom will remain above the minor flood level (4.50 m) during
Monday. The river level is expected to fall below the minor flood level (4.50
m) during Tuesday.
The Dawson River at Theodore may exceed the minor flood level (8.00 m)
overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.
Dawson River downstream of Theodore:
Minor flooding will occur along the Dawson River downstream of Theodore.
There are no observations at Baralaba, however it is expected that the water
level is currently just below the minor flood level (4.0 metres) and rising.
The Dawson River at Baralaba will exceed the minor flood level (4.00 m) Monday
afternoon. The river level will remain above 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)
Current emergency information is available at www.qld.gov.au/alerts
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 27 February 2018.
Latest River Heights:
Dawson R at Utopia Downs TM, 5.099, Falling, 08:00 AM MON 26/02/18
Dawson R at Tarana Crossing Alert, 7.635, Falling, 08:53 AM MON 26/02/18
Dawson R at Taroom TM, 5.81, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 26/02/18
Dawson R at Gyranda Weir TM, 1.03, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 26/02/18
Dawson R at Theodore Weir TM, Not Available
Dawson R at Moura Weir TM, 0.36, Rising, 08:00 AM MON 26/02/18
Mimosa Ck at Karamea Alert, 4.66, Rising, 07:52 AM MON 26/02/18
Dawson R at Baralaba TW TM, 3.63, Steady, 08:15 AM MON 26/02/18
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.
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Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.
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