Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - MacQuarie River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Minor Flood Warning For The Macquarie River
Issued at 09:47 AM EST on Tuesday 14 April 2020
Flood Watch Number: 3

THE MACQUARIE RIVER AT WARREN HAS FALLEN BELOW THE MINOR FLOOD LEVEL.
The Macquarie River at Warren Town peaked at 7.61 metres around 3.00 pm Monday 13th April with minor flooding. The river is at currently at 7.48 metres and falling, below the minor flood level.

Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam:
No further flooding is expected in the Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam

Flood Safety Advice:
In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on 132 500.
* Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest available place.
* Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely to flood.
* Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains.
* Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive and dangerous.}
For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights and rainfall observations and forecasts:
* NSW SES: www.ses.nsw.gov.au
* RMS Live Traffic: www.livetraffic.com
* Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/centralwest.shtml
* Latest NSW Warnings: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
* Rainfall Forecasts: www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/
* BOM NSW Twitter: www.twitter.com/BOM_NSW

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Molong Creek at Downstream Borenore Creek,0.34,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 14/04/20
Bell River at Neurea,0.68,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 14/04/20
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge,1.66,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 14/04/20
Macquarie River at Dubbo,0.83,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 14/04/20
Macquarie River at Baroona,1.83,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 14/04/20
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir,4.40,Falling,09:00 AM TUE 14/04/20
Macquarie River at Warren Weir,3.38,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 14/04/20
Macquarie River at Warren Town,7.48,Falling,09:00 AM TUE 14/04/20
Macquarie River at Carinda,0.64,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 14/04/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts.

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