Weather Warnings - Initial Minor Flood Warning For The Macquarie River To Bathurst

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For The Macquarie River To Bathurst
Issued at 09:07 AM EST on Saturday 06 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 5

FLOODING IS NO LONGER OCCURRING AT BATHURST
The Macquarie River at Bathurst has fallen below the minor flood level (3.00 metres).

Macquarie River to Bathurst:
No further flooding is expected in the Macquarie River to Bathurst.

The Macquarie River at Bathurst fell below the minor flood level (3.00 metres) around 04:15 am Saturday.

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:
Macquarie River at White Rock,3.40,Falling,08:56 AM SAT 06/08/22
Macquarie River at Bathurst,2.67,Falling,09:05 AM SAT 06/08/22

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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