Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Warrego River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Minor Flood Warning for the Warrego River (NSW)

at Fords Bridge Bywash

Issued at 9:15 am EST on Monday 22 April 2019
Flood Warning Number: 10

A MINOR FLOOD PEAK EXPECTED AT FORDS BRIDGE BYWASH ON TUESDAY

Minor flooding is current along the Warrego River at fords Bridge Bywash, where
river levels are expected to peak on Tuesday.

Warrego River (NSW):
Minor flooding is occurring at Fords Bridge Bywash.

The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash is likely to peak near 2.20 metres
around Tuesday with minor flooding.

Flood Safety Advice:
In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you
require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on
132 500.
* Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest
available place.
* Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely
to flood.
* Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains.
* Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive
and dangerous.

For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights
and rainfall observations and forecasts:
* NSW SES: www.ses.nsw.gov.au
* RMS Live Traffic: www.livetraffic.com
* Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations:
www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/outerwest.shtml
* Latest NSW Warnings: www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
* Rainfall Forecasts: www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/
* BOM NSW Twitter: www.twitter.com/BOM_NSW

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Wednesday 24 April 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Warrego River at Barringun No. 2, 1.90, Falling, 09:00 AM MON 22/04/19
Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash, 1.88, Rising, 08:15 AM MON 22/04/19

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.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Hobart news: Man charged over Jarrod Turner killing, fabulous fagus is here

10:51 EST

This is the Tasmania Now daily blog, bringing you updates from across the island state and beyond.

Shipwrecked at Brewarrina: Drought reveals historic Wandering Jew paddle steamer

07:53 EST

Extreme drought conditions have all but dried up the Barwon River at Brewarrina in western New South Wales, and now the unprecedented dry has exposed an extraordinary piece of maritime history.

Changeable Easter Weather for Melbourne

04:42 EST

From 30 degree days to sub 10 degree mornings, it’s been a mixed bag of weather for Melbourne this Easter.