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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Nepean-Hawkesbury Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning for the Nepean River

at Menangle Bridge

Issued at 2:52 pm EDT on Monday 20 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 6

No significant rainfall has fallen over the Nepean River valley since Sunday
afternoon.

Upper Nepean River:
River levels at Menangle Bridge fell below the minor flood level (5.2 metres)
midday Monday.

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.


Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Wollondilly River at Jooriland, 1.37, Falling, 10:40 AM MON 20/03/17
Nattai River at Smallwoods Crossing, 0.38, Steady, 02:15 PM MON 20/03/17
Kowmung River at Cedar Ford, 1.31, Steady, 02:26 PM MON 20/03/17
Nepean River at Camden Weir, 2.45, Steady, 02:46 PM MON 20/03/17
Nepean River at Wallacia Weir, 2.05, Steady, 02:45 PM MON 20/03/17
Nepean River at Penrith, 2.18, Steady, 01:59 PM MON 20/03/17
Nepean River at Yarramundi, 3.18, Steady, 02:30 PM MON 20/03/17
Gross River at Burralow, 2.02, Falling, 02:47 PM MON 20/03/17
Hawkesbury River at North Richmond WPS, 2.09, Steady, 02:45 PM MON 20/03/17
Hawkesbury River at Windsor PWD, 1.90, Falling, 02:00 PM MON 20/03/17
Colo River at Upper Colo SWC, 3.00, Steady, 02:47 PM MON 20/03/17
Macdonald River at Street Albans, 0.27, Steady, 02:40 PM MON 20/03/17

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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