Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Macleay River
New South Wales
FINAL MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE MACLEAY RIVER
Issued at 9:27 am EST on Monday 4 May 2015
Flood Warning Number: 9
The Macleay River at Kempsey has fallen to below minor flood level at midday
The Macleay River at Smithtown peaked at 3.2 metres around 10am Sunday morning
below its minor flood level.
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.
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/
This will be the final flood warning for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Macleay R at Georges Creek 2.52m falling 08:55 AM MON 04/05/15
Macleay R at Bellbrook 2.59m falling 09:10 AM MON 04/05/15
Macleay R at Kempsey 2.28m falling 09:12 AM MON 04/05/15
Macleay R at Smithtown 1.69m falling 05:30 AM MON 04/05/15
For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
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