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Warnings: Queensland

Flood: Kolan River

Issued at: 23 Oct 2017, 8:02pm (AEST)

IDQ20775
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the Kolan River and Flood Warning for the Boyne River

Issued at 4:04 pm EST on Sunday 22 October 2017
Flood Warning Number: 18

River levels are easing very slowly on the Kolan River at Bucca Weir and are
likely to fall below the minor flood level overnight Sunday into Monday.

Locally heavy falls are possible with storms on Monday, which may lead to some
renewed rises across the Baffle, Boyne, Calliope and Kolan catchments. The
situation will continue to be monitored closely.

Kolan River:
Minor flooding continues along the Kolan River. Outflows from Fred Haigh Dam
will continue into the coming week.

The Kolan River at Bucca Weir is currently at 17.66 metres and falling very
slowly. The river level is likely to fall below the minor flood level (17.5
metres) overnight Sunday into Monday.

Boyne River:
Outflows from Awoonga Dam will continue for much of the coming week.

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 09:30 am EST on Monday 23 October 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Kolan R at Springfield Alert, 2.81, Steady, 03:06 PM SUN 22/10/17
Kolan R at Fred Haigh Dam HW Alert, 2.34, Steady, 03:39 PM SUN 22/10/17
Gin Gin Ck u/s Gin Gin Alert, 1.84, Steady, 03:03 PM SUN 22/10/17
Kolan R at Bucca Weir Alert, 17.66, Steady, 03:44 PM SUN 22/10/17
Boyne R at Awoonga Dam Alert, 41.05, Steady, 01:41 PM SUN 22/10/17
Boyne R at Benaraby Alert, 2.72, Steady, 02:31 PM SUN 22/10/17
Boyne R at Boyne Island Alert, -0.41, Falling, 03:29 PM SUN 22/10/17

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.

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Flood: Burnett River

Issued at: 23 Oct 2017, 8:02pm (AEST)

IDQ20770
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland

Flood Warning for the Burnett River

Issued at 4:25 pm EST on Sunday 22 October 2017
Flood Warning Number: 14

Small renewed rises are likely in parts of the Burnett River catchment as a
result of Saturday's rainfall but generally the flooding situation continues to
ease.

Locally heavy falls are possible with storms on Monday, which may lead to
further renewed rises. The situation will continue to be monitored closely.

Burnett River to Mundubbera:
River levels are generally easing in the upper Burnett catchment to Mundubbera,
with the exception of a few small rises in response to Saturday's rainfall.
Minor flood levels on Three Moon Creek at Abercorn and on the Burnett River at
Marriages continue to ease.

Burnett River downstream of Mundubbera to Paradise Dam:
Small river level rises are likely along the Burnett River between Mundubbera
and Paradise Dam during Sunday and Monday as a result of Saturday's rainfall,
though levels will remain below minor flood levels.

Burnett River downstream of Paradise Dam:
River levels are generally easing along the Burnett River downstream of
Paradise Dam to Walla, including minor flood levels at Ned Churchward Weir.

The Burnett River at Walla is currently at 5.61 metres and falling. Small
renewed rises are possible during Monday but levels are expected to remain
below the minor flood level.

The Burnett River at Bundaberg will remain below the minor flood level (3.5
metres) during this event.

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 10:00 am EST on Monday 23 October 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Three Moon Ck at Cania Dam HW TM, 0.10, Steady, 04:00 PM SUN 22/10/17
Three Moon Ck at Monto Alert, 1.99, Steady, 04:03 PM SUN 22/10/17
Three Moon Ck at Abercorn Alert, 5.02, Falling, 04:13 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Ceratodus TM, 4.47, Falling, 02:00 PM SUN 22/10/17
Nogo R at Wuruma Dam HW TM, 0.22, Steady, 04:00 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Eidsvold TM, 3.65, Falling, 02:00 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Marriages TM, 4.40, Steady, 04:00 PM SUN 22/10/17
Boyne R at Derra TM, 0.70, Rising, 02:40 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Mundubbera Alert, 5.57, Steady, 03:53 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Gayndah Flume Alert, 3.40, Steady, 03:31 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Mt Lawless Alert, 3.01, Rising, 04:03 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Paradise Dam HW TM, 0.91, Steady, 04:00 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Walla Alert, 5.61, Falling, 02:55 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Walla Weir HW Alert, 20.54, Falling, 04:15 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Bundaberg Alert, 0.77, Falling, 04:09 PM SUN 22/10/17
Burnett R at Port Bundaberg Tide TM, 1.01, Steady, 04:08 PM SUN 22/10/17

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.

Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533
532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the
conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements
(http://www.bom.gov.au/other/copyright.shtml).