Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Murray River
Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Murray and Edward Rivers
Issued at 11:23 am EDT on Sunday 23 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 79
The main flood peak along the Murray River is now approaching Barham and along
the Edward River the peak is now downstream of Stevens Weir.
Murray River Hume Dam to Tocumwal:
Minor flooding is current at Corowa.
Murray River Tocumwal to Barham:
Moderate flooding is easing at Torrumbarry and at Barham the river is close to
reaching a peak
Murray River Barham to Wentworth:
Moderate flooding is predicted at Wakool Junction and Boundary Bend. Minor
flooding is predicted along the Murray River at Mildura and Wentworth.
At Wakool Junction the Murray River is expected to reach 10.80 metres around 3
November with moderate flooding.
The Murray River at Boundary Bend may reach moderate flood level (8.50 metres)
around 5 November.
At Mildura Weir the river may reach around 36.30 metres AHD mid November with
At Wentworth the river may reach around 7.50 metres (32.28 metres AHD) in 3rd
week of November with minor flooding.
Moderate flooding is current along the Edward River at Deniliquin, Stevens Weir
The Edward River at Moulamein is expected to peak near 5.70 metres around
Thursday 27 October with moderate flooding.
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 12:00 pm EDT on Monday 24 October 2016.
Latest River Heights:
Murray River at Albury, 3.60, Steady, 11:00 AM SUN 23/10/16
Murray River at Corowa, 5.53, Steady, 10:45 AM SUN 23/10/16
Murray River at Yarrowonga Downstream, 5.06, Falling, 10:00 AM SUN 23/10/16
Murray River at Tocumwal, 5.89, Falling, 08:45 AM SUN 23/10/16
Murray River at Echuca, 92.66, Falling, 08:45 AM SUN 23/10/16
Murray River at Torrumbarry Weir, 7.73, Falling, 08:45 AM SUN 23/10/16
Murray River at Barham, 6.08, Steady, 11:00 AM Sun 23/10/16
Murray River at Swan Hill, 4.30, Steady, 09:00 AM Sun 23/10/16
Murray River at Wakool Junction, 10.17, Rising, 08:45 AM SUN 23/10/16
Murray River at Boundary Bend, 7.89, Rising, 08:45 AM SUN 23/10/16
Murray River at Wentworth Lock 10, 30.59, Rising, 10:15 AM SUN 23/10/16
Edward River at Deniliquin, 7.96, Falling, 11:00 AM SUN 23/10/16
Edward River at Stevens Weir Downstream, 6.42, Falling, 10:00 AM SUN 23/10/16
Edward River at Moulamein, 5.65, Rising, 11:00 AM SUN 23/10/16
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.