Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Moderate Flood Warning for the Upper Dawson River
Issued at 9:39 am EST on Saturday 24 February 2018
Flood Warning Number: 4
Minor flood levels are rising on the Dawson River at Taroom, with moderate
flood levels likely overnight Saturday.
20-30 mm of rain was recorded over the Upper Dawson River catchment between
9:00 am and midnight during Friday. No significant rain has been recorded
during Saturday morning. No significant rain is forecast for the rest of the
Dawson River to Theodore:
Minor to moderate flood levels are rising on the upper Dawson River .
The Dawson River at Taroom is currently at a minor flood level of 5.11 metres
and rising. The river levels are likely to exceed the moderate flood level
(6.00 m) overnight Saturday.
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 05:00 pm EST on Saturday 24 February 2018.
Latest River Heights:
Dawson R at Utopia Downs TM, 9.57, Falling, 08:20 AM SAT 24/02/18
Dawson R at Tarana Crossing Alert, 9.49, Rising, 08:42 AM SAT 24/02/18
Juandah Ck at Windamere TM, 0.93, Falling, 08:00 AM SAT 24/02/18
Dawson R at Taroom TM, 5.14, Rising, 08:00 AM SAT 24/02/18
Dawson R at Gyranda Weir Alert, 0.46, Steady, 09:32 AM SAT 24/02/18
Dawson R at Moura Weir TM, 0.15, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 24/02/18
Mimosa Ck at Karamea Alert, 4.71, Falling, 08:25 AM SAT 24/02/18
Dawson R at Baralaba TW TM, 3.03, Steady, 09:00 AM SAT 24/02/18
Callide Ck at Callide Dam HW TM, -2.33, Steady, 09:00 AM SAT 24/02/18
Kroombit Ck at Kroombit Dam HW TM, -0.93, Steady, 09:00 AM SAT 24/02/18
Callide Ck at Goovigen TM, 1.00, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 24/02/18
Dee River at Number 7 Dam TM, 16.27, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 24/02/18
Don R at Rannes TM, 1.967, Steady, 07:00 AM SAT 24/02/18
Dawson R at Knebworth TM, 0.25, Rising, 09:00 AM SAT 24/02/18
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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7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Forecast for Argoon (24.2551°S, 150.4335°E, 152m AMSL) Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Summary Minimum 22° 22° 22° 23° 22° 21° 20° Maximum 28° 29° 29° 29° 29° 30° 30° Chance of rain 70% 70% 60% 70% 60% 50% 70% Likely amount 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm UV index - - - - - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 11
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