Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Peel and Namoi Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Moderate To Major Flood Warning For The Namoi River
Issued at 10:00 AM EDT on Sunday 05 December 2021
Flood Watch Number: 63

MAJOR FLOODING CONTINUES AT WEE WAA, MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING AT BUGILBONE AND MODERATE FLOODING LIKELY AT GOANGRA EARLY NEXT WEEK
Major flooding continues at Wee Waa (Glencoe) where river levels peaked on Monday 29 November and are slowly falling with major flooding. River levels at Wee Waa (Glencoe) are expected to remain above the major flood level (6.70 metres) until Sunday afternoon.
Moderate flooding is occurring along the Namoi River at Bugilbone where river levels peaked on Saturday.
Minor flooding is occurring at Goangra where moderate flooding is expected Sunday afternoon.
The Namoi River at Narrabri peaked on Monday 29 November with major flooding. River levels at Narrabri have fallen below the minor flood level.

Namoi River:
Major flooding is occurring at Wee Waa. Moderate flooding is occurring at Bugilbone. Minor flooding is occurring at Goangra where moderate flooding is possible next week.
The Narrabri Creek at Narrabri peaked at 7.55 metres around 05:00 am Monday 29 November with major flooding and is currently at 4.54 metres and falling, below the minor flood level.

The Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe) peaked near 7.56 metres at 10:00 pm Monday 29 November and is currently at 7.13 metres and falling with major flooding.
The Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe) is expected to remain above the major flood level (6.70 metres) until Sunday afternoon.

The Namoi River at Bugilbone peaked at 6.49 metres around 09:00 am Saturday 04 December and is currently at 6.44 metres and steady, with moderate flooding.

The Namoi River at Goangra may reach around 7.40 metres during Tuesday 07 December, with moderate 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/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 10:00 am EDT on Monday 06 December 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Goonoon Goonoo Creek at Goonoo Goonoo,0.97,Steady,09:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Peel River at Piallamore,1.86,Steady,09:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Cockburn River at Mulla Crossing,0.73,Steady,09:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Peel River at Tamworth Road Bridge,0.78,Rising,09:47 AM SUN 05/12/21
Peel River at Carrol Gap,1.80,Steady,09:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Namoi River at Manilla,1.91,Steady,09:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Mooki River at Breeza Station,1.52,Steady,09:30 AM SUN 05/12/21
Namoi River at Gunnedah,3.51,Steady,09:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Coxs Creek at Boggabri,2.00,Steady,09:30 AM SUN 05/12/21
Namoi River at Boggabri,5.42,Steady,09:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Narrabri Creek at Narrabri,3.81,Steady,09:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe),6.91,Steady,09:15 AM SUN 05/12/21
Namoi River at Bugilbone,6.44,Steady,09:00 AM SUN 05/12/21
Namoi River at Goangra,6.38,Steady,09:15 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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