SEVERAL moderate flood warnings remained in place across the Darling Downs on Tuesday morning.

There is currently a moderate flood warning for the Condamine and Balonne Rivers and a minor flood warning for Myall Creek.

There is also a moderate flood warning for the Moonie River.

According to the Bureau of Meteorology, further showers and thunderstorms are forecast across the region for the next few days.

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.

Condamine River downstream of Warwick to Loudoun Bridge:

Minor to moderate flood levels are occurring along the Condamine River downstream of Warwick through to Loudoun Bridge and also in the lower Oakey Creek at Fairview during Monday.

The Condamine River at Pratten is currently at 4.24 metres and falling. The river level at Pratten is expected to remain below the minor flood level (5.50 m) during Monday.

The Condamine River at Tummaville is currently at 6.43 metres and steady. A minor flood peak is expected at Tummaville by Tuesday morning.

The Condamine River at Cecil Plains is currently at 4.74 metres and rising. The river level at Cecil Plains will likely peak around minor flood level (6.00 m) during Tuesday.

Myall Creek:

Creek level rises are being recorded along Myall Creek during Monday evening as a result of thunderstorms moving through the headwaters of the catchment. Minor to moderate flood levels are likely upstream of Dalby overnight Monday and into Tuesday.

The Myall Creek at Dalby is currently at 0.85 metres and rising. The creek level at Dalby is expected to exceed the minor flood level (2.00 m) during Tuesday morning, with a peak below the moderate flood level (3.00 m) likely during Tuesday afternoon. This is below the peak recorded at Dalby on Saturday when Myall Creek peaked at 3.15m.

Condamine River downstream of Loudoun Bridge to Cotswold:

Minor to moderate flood levels will be recorded along the Condamine River between Loudoun Bridge and Cotswold throughout the coming week.

River height observations from the Ranges Bridge station are not available however river levels are expected to be below minor during Monday. Minor flood levels are expected to contniue at Ranges Bridge during Tuesday morning as floodwater from Myall Creek arrives. Further rises are expected later in the week as floodwater from the upper Condamine River arrives.

The Condamine River at Chinchilla Weir is currently at 5.23 metres and steady. Minor flood levels will be recorded at Chinchilla Weir during Tuesday as floodwater from Jandowae and Cooranga Creeks arrive. Further rises above the moderate flood level are expected overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday. Higher levels are likely from the middle of the week as floodwater from initially Myall Creek and then the upper Condamine River arrives. Predictions will be updated once upstream peaks are recorded.

River height observations on the Condamine River at Condamine Township automatic station are not available, however it is expected to be below the minor flood level (5.00m) during Monday. The river level at the Condamine Township will exceed the minor flood level during Tuesday morning with higher levels likely as upstream floodwater arrives. Predictions will be updated once upstream peaks are recorded.

 

Balonne River to Surat:

River level rises are being recorded along the upper Balonne River to Surat during Sunday evening.

The Balonne River at Warkon is currently at 5.74 metres (below minor) and falling. The river level at Warkon is expected to exceed the minor flood level (7.00 m) during Tuesday morning. The river level will likely exceed the moderate flood level (8.00 m) by late Wednesday. Predictions will be updated once upstream peaks are recorded.

No observations are available for Surat manual gauge, however based on readings from Surat automatic gauge, river levels are expected to be around minor flood level (5.0 metres) during Monday afternoon. The river level at Surat is likely to exceed the moderate flood level (7.00 m) possible during Tuesday. Predictions will be updated once upstream peaks are recorded.

Balonne River downstream of Surat to Beardmore Dam:

Minor flood levels are rising at Weribone during Monday afternoon with inflows continuing to be recorded into Beardmore Dam.

The Balonne River at Warroo (automatic station) is currently at 4.72m and falling during Monday afternoon. The river level at Warroo is likely to exceed the minor flood level (9.00 m) later this week. Predictions will be updated once upstream peaks are recorded.

Balonne River downstream of Beardmore Dam:

Inflows are continuing to be recorded into Jack Taylor Weir during Monday. River level rises are expected at St George later this week. Predictions will be provided once upstream peaks are recorded.

Moonie River to Flinton:

Minor flooding is occurring at Flinton.

There are currently no observations from the manual gauge at Flinton however, based on levels at the nearby automatic gauge, river levels are expected to be above the minor flood level (3.00m). The Moonie River at Flinton is likely to remain above the minor flood level (3.00 m) during Monday.

Moonie River downstream of Flinton:

Moderate flooding may occur along the Moonie River downstream of Flinton.

At 9:00am Monday the Moonie River at Nindigully was at 2.30 metres and rising. River levels at Nindigully are likely to remain above the minor flood level (2.20 m) during Monday. The river level may reach the moderate flood level (3.00 m) during Tuesday.


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