Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Paroo River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning for the Paroo River (NSW)

at Willara Crossing

Issued at 9:31 am EST on Wednesday 17 April 2019
Flood Warning Number: 7

THE PAROO RIVER AT WILLARA HAVE FALLEN BELOW THE MINOR FLOOD LEVEL

The Paroo River at Willara Crossing fell below the minor flood level (0.70
metres) at 05:00 pm Monday.

The Paroo River at Wanaaring is expected to remain below the minor flood level.

Paroo River (NSW):
No further flooding is expected in the Paroo River (NSW).

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:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Paroo River at Caiwarro, 1.21, Falling, 07:00 AM WED 17/04/19
Paroo River at Willara Crossing, 0.60, Falling, 09:00 AM WED 17/04/19
Turra at Cuttaburra Channel, 1.85, Falling, 09:00 AM WED 17/04/19

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.
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