Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for the Paterson/Williams Rivers
Final Flood Warning for the Williams River
Issued at 1:55 pm EDT on Saturday 18 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 3
Rainfall has eased since 11:00 am Saturday morning over the Williams river
valley, however further rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours.
The Williams River at Dungog is expected to peak below the minor flood level.
The situation is being closely monitored and warnings and predictions will be
issued if necessary.
The Williams River at Dungog is approaching a peak below the minor flood level
Flood Safety Advice:
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.
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Williams River at Dungog, 3.77, Steady, 12:45 PM SAT 18/03/17
Williams River at Mill Dam Falls, 1.48, Rising, 01:00 PM SAT 18/03/17
Allyn River at Halton, 2.01, Rising, 01:00 PM SAT 18/03/17
Paterson River at Gostwyck Bridge, 1.65, Rising, 01:00 PM SAT 18/03/17
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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