Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Paroo River
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Paroo River (Nsw)
Issued at 10:39 AM EST on Thursday 15 April 2021
Flood Watch Number: 24
MINOR FLOOD OCCURRING AT WILLARA CROSSING AND WANAARING
Flood levels have peaked and are now easing along the Paroo River. Minor flooding continues at Willara Crossing (0.70 metres) and Wanaaring (2.40 metres)
Paroo River (NSW):
Minor flood is occurring along the Paroo River at Willara Crossing and Wanaaring.
The Paroo River at Willara Crossing is currently at 0.79 metres and falling with minor flooding.
The Paroo River at Wanaaring peaked at 3.06 metres around 05:00 pm Friday 09 April and was at 2.66 metres at 11:00am on Wednesday and slowly falling with minor flooding
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/outerwest.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
The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EST on Friday 16 April 2021.
Latest River Heights:
Paroo River at Caiwarro,1.25,Steady,09:10 AM THU 15/04/21
Paroo River at Willara Crossing,0.79,Falling,09:15 AM THU 15/04/21
Paroo River at Wanaaring,2.66,Falling,11:00 AM WED 14/04/21
Turra at Cuttaburra Channel,1.70,Steady,09:00 AM THU 15/04/21
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.