Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for NSW
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
Final Flood Watch For The New South Wales North And Central West Inland Rivers
Issued at 11:31 AM EST on Sunday 14 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 5
RAINFALL HAS EASED, WARNINGS CURRENT FOR SEVERAL INLAND NSW CATCHMENTS
The cold front has cleared out of New South Wales, and renewed flooding is no longer expected along the Upper Macintyre River, the Macquarie River to Bathurst, Molong Creek, or at Orange. Flood Warnings are current for New South Wales inland catchments from the Gwydir River to the Murray River.
The Bureau of Meteorology is continuing to monitor the situation and will issue further catchment-specific warnings if and when required.
Flooding is no longer expected for the following catchments:
Upper Macintyre River
Macquarie River to Bathurst
Orange, Molong and Bell River
Flood Warnings are current for the following catchments: Namoi, Gwydir, Castlereagh, Macquarie, Bell, Bogan, Lachlan, Murrumbidgee, Murray, Culgoa, Narran, Paroo, and Darling Rivers.
For the latest flood and weather warnings see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
For the latest rainfall and weather forecasts see www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/
For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood
Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500
For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to higher ground should flooding develop.
Flood Warnings will be issued if Minor Flood Level is expected to be exceeded at key sites along the main rivers for which the Bureau of Meteorology provides a flood warning service.
Severe Weather Warnings will be issued or updated if very heavy rain is forecast or observed.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml}
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.