Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - MacQuarie River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For The Macquarie River
Issued at 04:21 PM EDT on Saturday 22 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 8

THE MACQUARIE RIVER AT WARREN TOWN REMAINS BELOW MINOR FLOOD LEVEL.

Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam:
No further flooding is expected in the Macquarie River at Warren.

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/centralwest.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:
Molong Creek at Downstream Borenore Creek,-0.06,Steady,04:00 PM SAT 22/02/20
Bell River at Neurea,0.55,Steady,04:00 PM SAT 22/02/20
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge,1.57,Steady,04:00 PM SAT 22/02/20
Macquarie River at Dubbo,0.55,Steady,03:00 PM SAT 22/02/20
Macquarie River at Baroona,1.73,Steady,04:00 PM SAT 22/02/20
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir,2.89,Steady,03:00 PM SAT 22/02/20
Macquarie River at Warren Weir,2.73,Steady,03:00 PM SAT 22/02/20
Macquarie River at Warren Town,6.82,Falling,10:30 AM SAT 22/02/20
Macquarie River at Carinda,0.26,Steady,03:00 PM SAT 22/02/20

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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