Weather Warning

IDQ20860

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Minor Flood Warning for the lower Barcoo River and Cooper Creek

Issued at 1:46 PM EST on Monday 26 Feb 2024.

Flood Warning Number: 41

MINOR FLOODING EASING ALONG LOWER BARCOO RIVER AT RETREAT

MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT WINDORAH OVER TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY

Rainfall during last week has caused small renewed rises along the lower Barcoo River and Cooper Creek. The flood peak has passed Retreat and is expected to be between Retreat and Windorah.

No significant rainfall totals have been recorded across the Cooper Creek basin in the 24 hours to 9:00 am Monday. No widespread significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days.

Barcoo River downstream of Isisford

Minor flooding is easing along the Barcoo River downstream of Isisford in the Retreat area.

Cooper Creek

Minor flooding is possible along the Cooper Creek, downstream from Windorah.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Cornish Ck at Bowen Downs TM1.30Steady12:00 PM MON 26/02/24
Thomson R at Longreach Auto TM1.52Steady12:00 PM MON 26/02/24
Thomson R at Bogewong TM1.70Steady12:00 PM MON 26/02/24
Barcoo R at Gillespie Alert0.20Steady10:55 AM MON 26/02/24
Alice R at Barcaldine Weir Auto TM4.58Steady12:00 PM MON 26/02/24
Barcoo R at Wahroongha1.10Falling07:00 AM MON 26/02/24
Barcoo R at Retreat TM2.01Steady12:00 PM MON 26/02/24
Cooper Ck at Windorah (Long Crossing) TM2.62Steady12:00 PM MON 26/02/24
Cooper Ck at Windorah (Main Channel) TM1.38Steady12:00 PM MON 26/02/24
Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie TM1.49Steady12:00 PM MON 26/02/24