Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Gwydir River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Minor Flood Warning For The Gwydir River
Issued at 01:42 PM EDT on Friday 14 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 3

MINOR FLOOD NO LONGER EXPECTED AT YARRAMAN

Gwydir River downstream of Copeton Dam:
The Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge is expected to remain below the minor flood level.

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/northwest.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:
Gwydir River at Bundarra,2.73,Falling,01:00 PM FRI 14/02/20
Halls Creek at Bingara,0.38,Falling,01:00 PM FRI 14/02/20
Horton River at Rider,1.88,Falling,01:00 PM FRI 14/02/20
Gwydir River at Gravesend Road Bridge,4.99,Falling,01:00 PM FRI 14/02/20
Gwydir River at Pallamallawa,3.05,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 14/02/20
Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge,3.34,Falling,01:00 PM FRI 14/02/20
Mehi River at Moree,2.78,Rising,01:00 PM FRI 14/02/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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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