Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Bogan River
Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Bogan River
Issued at 3:40 pm EDT on Friday 24 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 6
Overnight heavy rain has caused renewed river rises at Peak Hill where a peak
is expected Friday night or Saturday morning.
Downstream of Peak Hill, moderate flooding is predicted for Dandaloo from
Tuesday next week onwards.
Forecast for Mudall and downstream will be provided once the upstream flood
peaks are observed.
Bogan River to Nyngan:
Minor flooding is occurring at Peak Hill.
River levels at Peak Hill have risen higher then previously expected. The river
is now expected to peak around 3.80 metres Friday night or Saturday morning
with minor flooding.
The Bogan River at Dandaloo may reach near 5.30 metres Tuesday next week with
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.
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EDT on Monday 27 March 2017.
Latest River Heights:
Bogan River at Peak Hill, 3.50, Rising, 03:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Bogan River at Dandaloo, 1.74, Steady, 02:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Bogan River at Neurie Plains, 0.55, Steady, 02:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Bogan River at Nyngan, 2.11, Steady, 02:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Bogan River at Monkey Bridge, 0.79, Rising, 02:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Bogan River at Gongolgon, -0.17, Steady, 02:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
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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