Source: Bureau of Meteorology

Issued at 12:20 pm EST on Thursday 18 May 2017

Issue Number: 3

Rain areas and scattered thunderstorms have developed about southwestern Queensland during Thursday morning. This activity is expected to persist through the remainder of Thursday and Friday and produce widespread daily rainfall totals of 25 to 60 mm, with isolated heavier falls associated with thunderstorms.

River level rises above the minor flood level are possible based on forecast rainfall.

Catchments at risk include the Bulloo and Paroo river basins, and parts of the Warrego River and Cooper Creek basins.

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

This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks should monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to higher ground should flooding develop.

See www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood/brochures/flood_watch/ for further information about Flood Watch.

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
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For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

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