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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Murray River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales


MINOR TO MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR THE MURRAY AND EDWARD RIVERS
Issued at 10:04 am EST on Saturday 1 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 47

Minor flooding is occurring along the Murray River at Albury, Corowa and
Torrumbarry.

Further river rises possible depending in inflow upstream of Hume Dam and the
Kiewa River.

Moderate flooding continues at Barham and is expected to peak near current
level.

Minor flooding is current along the Edward River at Deniliquin and Moulamein.

Moderate flooding continues at Stevens Weir.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Albury
- reach 4.8 metres around 6pm Saturday [01/10/16]with minor flooding.
- further rises possible

Corowa
- reach 6.8 metres around Monday [03/10/16] with moderate flooding

Barham
- peak near current level [5.92 metres] around Saturday morning [01/10/16] with
moderate flooding

Deniliquin
- peaking near current level of 7.1 metres Saturday [01/10/16] with minor
flooding

Stevens Weir
- peak near 6.4 metres around Saturday [01/10/16] with moderate flooding

Moulamein
- reach 5.0 metres around 10/10/16 with minor 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:
The next warning will be issued by 5pm Saturday [01/10/16].

Latest River Heights:
Murray R at Albury 4.63m rising 09:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Murray R. at Corowa 5.55m steady 09:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Murray R at Yarrawonga Weir D/S 5.35m steady 09:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Murray R at Tocumwal 6.08m steady 08:45 AM SAT 01/10/16
Edward R at Deniliquin 7.06m steady 08:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Edward R D/S Stevens Weir 6.33m steady 09:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Edward R at Moulamein 4.65m steady 09:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Murray R. at Echuca Wharf 91.53m steady 08:45 AM SAT 01/10/16
Murray R at Barham 5.91m steady 09:00 AM SAT 01/10/16
Murray R at Swan Hill 3.88m steady 08:45 AM SAT 01/10/16
Murray R. at Wakool Junction 6.89m falling 08:30 AM SAT 01/10/16
Murray R. at Boundary Bend 6.36m rising 08:45 AM SAT 01/10/16
Murray R at Wentworth Lock 10 29.83m steady 09:00 AM SAT 01/10/16

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