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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Murray River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Issued at 8:57 am EDT on Thursday 1 November 2012
Flood Warning Number: 2

The Murray River at Corowa was slightly above its Rural Minor Flood level
Wednesday afternoon (31/10/12) but is expected to drop below this level today

No minor flooding is expected downstream along the Murray River

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Corowa- Fall below Rural Minor Flood level (3.80metres) today [1/11/12]

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:
No further warnings will be issued.

Note: River levels are updated more frequently on www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/

Latest River Heights:
Murray R at Albury 2.04m steady 08:00 AM THU 01/11/12
Murray R. at Corowa 3.8m steady 08:00 AM THU 01/11/12
Murray R. at Yarrawonga Weir D/S 1.8m steady 08:00 AM THU 01/11/12
Edward R at Deniliquin 2.63m steady 07:00 AM THU 01/11/12
Edward R D/S Stevens Weir 1.4m steady 07:00 AM THU 01/11/12
Murray R at Barham 2.57m steady 08:00 AM THU 01/11/12

For latest rainfall and river level information see
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