Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Peel and Namoi Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Initial Minor Flood Warning For The Peel River
Issued at 06:33 PM EST on Friday 25 June 2021
Flood Watch Number: 1

MINOR FLOODING LIKELY AT TAMWORTH
Minor flooding is likely along the Peel River at Tamworth overnight Friday into Saturday.
Rainfall across the Peel River catchment Thursday and Friday has caused river rises along the Peel River.

Peel River:
Minor flooding is likely along the Peel River.
The Peel River at Tamworth Road Bridge is likely to peak near 3.00 metres around 2:00 am Saturday, with minor flooding.

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:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Saturday 26 June 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Goonoon Goonoo Creek at Goonoo Goonoo,1.92,Falling,06:00 PM FRI 25/06/21
Peel River at Piallamore,2.57,Rising,06:00 PM FRI 25/06/21
Cockburn River at Mulla Crossing,1.14,Steady,05:00 PM FRI 25/06/21
Peel River at Tamworth Road Bridge,2.58,Rising,06:24 PM FRI 25/06/21
Peel River at Carrol Gap,1.58,Steady,05:00 PM FRI 25/06/21
Namoi River at Manilla,1.33,Steady,06:00 PM FRI 25/06/21
Mooki River at Breeza Station,0.71,Steady,06:15 PM FRI 25/06/21
Namoi River at Gunnedah,0.76,Steady,06:00 PM FRI 25/06/21
Coxs Creek at Boggabri,0.98,Steady,06:15 PM FRI 25/06/21
Namoi River at Boggabri,1.13,Steady,06:00 PM FRI 25/06/21
Narrabri Creek at Narrabri,0.80,Steady,05:00 PM FRI 25/06/21
Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe),1.58,Falling,06:00 PM FRI 25/06/21
Namoi River at Bugilbone,1.42,Steady,05:00 PM FRI 25/06/21
Namoi River at Goangra,3.21,Falling,05:00 PM FRI 25/06/21

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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