Weather Warning


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Moderate Flood Warning for the Barcoo River and Minor Flood Warning for the Cooper Creek

Issued at 3:57 PM EST on Thursday 27 Feb 2020.

Flood Warning Number: 26

Moderate flooding is occurring around Isisford on the Barcoo River, with river rises extending downstream to Wahroongha during Thursday. Minor flooding will continue on the Cooper Creek at Windorah as upstream floodwaters continue to arrive over the next few days.

Rainfall totals recorded over the last few days in the headwaters of the Thomson River and in the Blackall area have resulted in isolated stream and river level rises. Further showers and thunderstorms are possible going into the weekend.

Thomson River

Small river level rises are occurring in the upper parts of the Thomson River catchment following recent rainfall.

Barcoo River to Isisford

Small rises are occurring along the upper Barcoo River above Blackall during Thursday. Moderate flood levels are rising again between Coolagh and Isisford.

Barcoo River downstream of Isisford

River level rises are occurring at Wahroongha during Thursday as upstream floodwaters arrive from the upper Barcoo River.

Cooper Creek

Minor flooding is occurring along the Cooper Creek.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Cornish Ck at Bowen Downs TM2.94Steady03:00 PM THU 27/02/20
Thomson R at Longreach Auto TM1.62Steady03:00 PM THU 27/02/20
Thomson R at Bogewong TM1.69Steady03:00 PM THU 27/02/20
Thomson R at Jundah2.40Steady09:25 AM THU 27/02/20
Barcoo R at Gillespie Alert3.30Rising03:48 PM THU 27/02/20
Barcoo R at Duneira Alert1.00Rising03:08 PM THU 27/02/20
Barcoo R at Coolagh5.60Rising06:00 AM THU 27/02/20
Jordan R at Glencoe Alert1.09Steady01:08 PM THU 27/02/20
Barcoo R at Isisford5.69Falling12:35 PM THU 27/02/20
Barcoo R at Wahroongha1.65Rising06:00 AM THU 27/02/20
Cooper Ck at Windorah (Long Crossing) TM3.43Rising03:00 PM THU 27/02/20
Cooper Ck at Lignum Channel TM0.12Steady03:00 PM THU 27/02/20
Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie TM1.23Steady02:00 PM THU 27/02/20