Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Macleay River
Final Flood Warning for the Macleay River
Issued at 8:51 pm EDT on Sunday 19 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 3
No significant rainfall has fallen over the Macleay River Valley since 6:00 am
River levels at Kempsey fell below the minor flood level (4.5 metres) Sunday
The Macleay River at Kempsey peaked near the minor flood level (4.5 metres)
around 5:30 pm Sunday and is currently at 4.41 metres and falling.
The Macleay River at Smithtown is expected to peak near 3.00 metres around
midnight Sunday into Monday below the minor flood level.
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 is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Macleay River at Bellbrook, 5.21, Steady, 08:39 PM SUN 19/03/17
Macleay River at Turners Flat, 6.34, Rising, 07:10 AM SUN 19/03/17
Macleay River at Kempsey (AHD), 4.41, Falling, 08:40 PM SUN 19/03/17
Macleay River at Smithtown, 2.81, Steady, 08:15 PM SUN 19/03/17
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 218. 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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