Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - MacIntyre River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Minor Flood Warning For The Upper Macintyre River
Issued at 09:18 AM EDT on Sunday 05 December 2021
Flood Watch Number: 4

RENEWED MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT ASHFORD FROM LATE SUNDAY MORNING
The Severn River at Ashford peaked with minor flooding on Saturday evening and currently is below minor flood level and steady.
Further rainfall is forecast for the Upper Macintyre Catchment which is already very wet from recent rainfall. Renewed river level rises are possible along the upstream tributaries of Severn River at Ashford from late Sunday Morning.

Severn River:
Minor flooding may occur along the Severn River at Ashford
The Severn River at Ashford peaked at 2.39 metres around 09:30 pm Saturday 04 December and is currently at 1.99 metres and steady.
The Severn River at Ashford may remain around the minor flood level (2.20 m) during Sunday morning.

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/northwest.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:
The next warning will be issued by 09:30 am EDT on Monday 06 December 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Frasers Creek at Westholme,0.77,Steady,08:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Severn River at Ashford,1.99,Steady,08:45 AM SUN 05/12/21
Macintyre River at Inverell (Middle Creek),0.94,Steady,08:45 AM SUN 05/12/21
Macintyre River at Wallangra,1.52,Steady,08:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Macintyre River at Yetman Bridge,2.95,Steady,08:45 AM SUN 05/12/21

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.

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