Weather Warning

IDQ20860

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Major Flood Warning for the Thomson River and Cooper Creek and Moderate Flood Warning for the Barcoo River

Issued at 12:41 AM EST on Monday 16 May 2022.

Flood Warning Number: 29

MAJOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT JUNDAH AND WINDORAH

MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING AT ISISFORD

No significant rainfall has been recorded over the last few days and no significant rainfall is expected over the next few days.

Rainfall from last week is causing renewed river and creek level rises are continuing along the downstream parts of the Thomson, Barcoo Rivers and the floodwaters are arriving along the Cooper Creek.

River level observations are currently unavailable for a number of manual stations. Where data becomes available it will be added to the next warning update. See www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/west.shtml for the latest observations.

Thomson River

Major flooding is likely along parts of the Thomson River.

Barcoo River to Isisford

Moderate flooding is occurring along the Barcoo River to Isisford.

Barcoo River downstream of Isisford

Minor flooding is occurring along the Barcoo River downstream of Isisford.

Cooper Creek

Major flooding is occurring along the Cooper Creek.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Cornish Ck at Bowen Downs TM3.83Steady10:00 AM MON 16/05/22
Thomson R at Longreach Auto TM1.86Steady10:00 AM MON 16/05/22
Thomson R at Bogewong TM4.27Falling09:00 AM MON 16/05/22
Thomson R Stonehenge (East)3.25Falling08:50 AM MON 16/05/22
Thomson R at Jundah5.35Steady05:55 AM MON 16/05/22
Barcoo R at Gillespie Alert0.55Falling11:08 AM MON 16/05/22
Barcoo R at Duneira Alert0.95Falling10:41 AM MON 16/05/22
Jordan R at Glencoe Alert0.99Steady10:36 AM MON 16/05/22
Alice R at Barcaldine Weir Auto TM4.64Steady10:00 AM MON 16/05/22
Barcoo R at Isisford5.09Falling06:00 AM MON 16/05/22
Barcoo R at Wahroongha3.75Rising07:00 AM MON 16/05/22
Barcoo R at Glenlock2.50Rising09:00 AM MON 16/05/22
Barcoo R at Retreat TM2.10Steady10:00 AM MON 16/05/22
Cooper Ck at Windorah (Main channel)5.02Rising11:29 AM MON 16/05/22
Cooper Ck at Lignum Channel TM0.15Steady09:00 AM MON 16/05/22
Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie TM1.14Steady10:00 AM MON 16/05/22