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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Warrego River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

MINOR TO MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR THE WARREGO RIVER
Issued at 9:12 am EST on Friday 23 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 9


Minor flooding continues along the Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash
following a peak of 1.9 metres observed on Saturday [17/09/2016].

Renewed rises have been observed in the Warrego River catchment upstream of
Cunnumulla. As a result, renewed minor to moderate flooding is expected at
Barringun and downstream over the next few weeks.

Moderate flood warning has been issued for the Upper Warrego in Queensland (see
http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/warnings/flood/warrego-river-basin.shtml).

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Barringun 2 TM
- reach 3.8 metres around Sunday 02/10/16, with moderate flooding.

Preliminary Forecast downstream of Barringun:

Enngonia - reach 2.3 metres early October with minor flooding.

Fords Bridge Bywash - reach 2.4 metres mid October with moderate 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 11am Monday [26/09/2016].

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

Latest River Heights:
Warrego R at Barringun No.2 2.13m steady 08:00 AM FRI 23/09/16
Warrego R at Enngonia NA
Warrego R at Fords Br Bywash 1.63m falling 08:00 AM FRI 23/09/16

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