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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Barwon-Darling DS Bourke

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales


MINOR TO MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DARLING RIVER AT BOURKE AND DOWNSTREAM
Issued at 10:52 am EDT on Monday 17 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 7

Minor flooding is current along the Darling River at Bourke, Louth and Tilpa.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Bourke
- Peak near 10.2 metres around Wednesday [19/10/16] with minor flooding

Louth
- Peak near 9.7 metres around 27/10/16 with moderate flooding

Tilpa
- Peak near 10.0 metres around 1/11/16 with moderate flooding

(forecasts for Wilcannia and downstream will be made once upstream peaks are
observed)

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 Wednesday [19/10/16]

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

Latest River Heights:
Barwon R at Collarenebri 3.16m falling 09:45 AM MON 17/10/16
Barwon R at Walgett 8.81m falling 10:00 AM MON 17/10/16
Barwon R at Brewarrina 5.57m rising 10:00 AM MON 17/10/16
Darling R at Bourke 10.06m rising 10:00 AM MON 17/10/16
Darling R at Louth 9.09m rising 10:00 AM MON 17/10/16
Darling R at Tilpa 9.09m rising 10:00 AM MON 17/10/16
Darling R at Wilcannia 8.09m rising 10:00 AM MON 17/10/16
Darling R at Menindee Town 3.56m steady 10:00 AM MON 17/10/16
Darling R at Pooncarie 2.11m steady 10:00 AM MON 17/10/16
Darling R at Burtundy 1.03m steady 10:00 AM MON 17/10/16

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