Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland
Major Flood Warning for the Condamine River
Issued at 10:21 am EST on Tuesday 18 December 2018
Flood Warning Number: 4
Major flood levels are expected to be nearing a peak at Ranges Bridge during
Tuesday morning. River level rises are extending downstream.
100 - 250 mm of rainfall was recorded between Dalby and Cecil Plains during
Sunday night as a result of slow moving thunderstorms. No significant rainfall
is forecast for the next few days.
River levels are easing along Myall Creek on Tuesday morning.
The Myall Creek at Dalby peaked below the minor flood level Monday evening and
is currently at 0.61 metres and steady. River levels at Dalby are expected to
remain below the minor flood level (2.00 m).
Condamine River downstream of Loudoun Bridge to Cotswold:
Major flood levels are expected to be nearing a peak along the Condamine River
at Ranges Bridge. River level rises are occurring along the Condamine River
between Ranges Bridge and Brigalow Bridge.
No observations are available for the Condamine River at Ranges Bridge.
However, the Condamine River at Ranges Bridge is likely to be nearing a peak of
8.75 m which is above the major flood level (7.00 m). River levels are likely
to begin easing during Tuesday.
The Condamine River at Chinchilla Weir is currently at 0.69 metres and steady.
River levels at Chinchilla Weir are expected to exceed the minor flood level
(6.00 m) overnight Wednesday into Thursday. The river level is likely to exceed
the moderate flood level (8.00 m) Thursday morning. Additional rises are
possible later in the week and a peak forecast for Chinchilla Weir will be
provided once upstream peaks are observed.
The Condamine River at Condamine is currently at 2.60 metres and falling. River
level rises are likely in the next few days as upstream floodwater arrives.
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 04:00 pm EST on Tuesday 18 December 2018.
Latest River Heights:
Condamine R at Loudoun Br Alert, 5.41, Falling, 08:34 AM TUE 18/12/18
Condamine R at Loudoun Br TM, 5.39, Falling, 08:00 AM TUE 18/12/18
Myall Ck at Clydesdale Alert, -0.42, Steady, 06:00 AM TUE 18/12/18
N Myall Ck at Moffatt Alert, 0.55, Falling, 07:37 AM TUE 18/12/18
Myall Ck at Dalby Alert, 0.61, Steady, 06:42 AM TUE 18/12/18
Condamine R at Warra-Kogan Rd Br, 6.10, Rising, 06:00 AM TUE 18/12/18
Jandowae Creek at Jandowae Alert, 0.70, Steady, 08:10 AM TUE 18/12/18
Cooranga Ck at Warra Alert, 2.40, Falling, 08:12 AM TUE 18/12/18
Condamine R at Brigalow Br TM, 6.53, Rising, 08:20 AM TUE 18/12/18
Condamine R at Chinchilla Weir TW TM, 0.69, Steady, 08:00 AM TUE 18/12/18
Charleys Ck at Burncluith Bridge Alert, 0.98, Rising, 08:26 AM TUE 18/12/18
Charleys Creek at Chinchilla Alert, 2.12, Steady, 05:47 AM TUE 18/12/18
Condamine R at Condamine Township Alert, 2.60, Falling, 08:22 AM TUE 18/12/18
Condamine R at Cotswold TM, 5.19, Rising, 08:00 AM TUE 18/12/18
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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