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Weather Warnings - Potential Flood Alert 1

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

FLOOD WATCH FOR THE TUMUT RIVER
Issued at 12:06 pm EST on Friday 22 July 2016
Note: This Flood Watch provides early advice for possible future flooding along
all rivers, creeks and overland flow paths within a nominated valley [See note
below].


A rain band is expected to move through southern parts of the state on Friday
ahead of a cold front. On the weekend a ridge of high pressure will strengthen
over the north of the state as a second front slips across the south on Sunday.

This weather system has the potential to cause Minor Flooding in the Tumut
River Valley from Friday afternoon onwards.

Flood Warnings are current for the Belubula, Bogan, Macquarie and Lachlan river
valleys.

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. Across NSW,
about 70% of Flood Watches are followed by flooding.

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.

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/

Next Issue:
This Flood Watch will expire by 4pm Saturday [23/07/2016].

For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
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