Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Nambucca River
New South Wales
FINAL MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE NAMBUCCA RIVER
Issued at 5:13 am EST on Thursday 4 August 2016
Flood Warning Number: 3
No significant rain has fallen in the past 5 hours to 5am today [04/08/16].
The Nambucca River at Macksville peaked near 1.8 metres Wednesday
night[03/08/16] and has now fallen below the 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 warning for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Taylors Arm at Utungun 1.1m steady 05:08 AM THU 04/08/16
Nambucca R at Macksville 0.76m falling 05:04 AM THU 04/08/16
For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
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