Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 2:28 pm EST on Wednesday 3 July 2019

Flood Watch Number: 1

River level rises above the minor flood level are possible in the Flood Watch area from Friday.

Heavy rainfall with totals of 50-100 mm are likely about the Central and Capricornia Coasts between Thursday evening and Saturday morning. Isolated totals of up to 250 mm are possible particularly about the ranges.

Catchments in the Flood Watch area are currently relatively dry, however the forecast rainfall has the potential to cause minor flooding, as well as localised flooding in areas of heaviest rainfall.

Catchments likely to be affected include:

Pioneer River

Connors, Isaac and Styx Rivers and Plane Creek

See www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings to view the current flood and cyclone products for Queensland.

For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml
Flood Safety Advice:

This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings.

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.

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 219 at a low call cost of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.

Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/

Rainfall and River Conditions Map