Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Warrego River
New South Wales
FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE WARREGO RIVER AT FORDS BRIDGE BYWASH
Issued at 8:14 am EST on Monday 15 August 2016
Flood Warning Number: 6
The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash peaked near 1.84 metres Wednesday last
week [10/08/16] with minor flooding. Water levels have now fallen below the
minor flood level.
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.
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/
This will be the final flood warning for the current event.
Note: river levels are updated more frequently on www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
Latest River Heights:
Warrego R at Barringun No.2 1.43m steady 08:00 AM MON 15/08/16
Warrego R at Enngonia NA
Warrego R at Fords Br Bywash 1.61m steady 04:00 AM MON 15/08/16
For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
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