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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Barwon-Darling DS Bourke

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales


MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DARLING RIVER AT BOURKE AND DOWNSTREAM
Issued at 9:40 am EDT on Friday 1 March 2013
Flood Warning Number: 22

The Barwon River flood peak near Brewarrina, is expected at Bourke (Darling
River) late next week to cause minor flooding.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:

Bourke - peak near 9.3 metres around 9/3/13 with minor flooding.

Louth - peak near minor flood level (8.6 metres) around 17/3/13.

Tilpa - peak near minor flood level (9 metres) around 20/3/13.

Wilcannia - peak below 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.

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 4/3/2013.

Note: River levels are updated regularly on www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood

Latest River Heights:
Barwon R at Collarenebri 2.08m steady 09:00 AM FRI 01/03/13
Barwon R at Walgett 6.39m falling 09:00 AM FRI 01/03/13
Barwon R at Brewarrina 5.04m steady 09:00 AM FRI 01/03/13
Darling R at Bourke 7.11m steady 08:30 AM FRI 01/03/13
Darling R at Louth 5.48m steady 09:00 AM FRI 01/03/13
Darling R at Tilpa 4.73m steady 09:00 AM FRI 01/03/13
Darling R at Wilcannia 2.58m steady 07:30 AM FRI 01/03/13
Darling R at Menindee Town 4.16m steady 09:00 AM FRI 01/03/13
Darling R at Pooncarie 2.9m steady 09:00 AM FRI 01/03/13
Darling R at Burtundy 2.38m steady 01:00 PM THU 28/02/13

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