Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Warrego River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Moderate Flood Warning For The Warrego River (Nsw)
Issued at 10:04 AM EDT on Friday 03 April 2020
Flood Watch Number: 22

MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES AT FORDS BRIDGE

Warrego River (NSW):
Moderate flooding is easing at Fords Bridge.

The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash peaked at 2.78 metres on 29/03/2020 Sunday and is currently at 2.69 metres with moderate flooding.
The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash is expected to remain above the minor flood level through to midweek next week.

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/outerwest.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 11:00 am EST on Monday 06 April 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Warrego River at Barringun No. 2,1.81,Steady,09:00 AM FRI 03/04/20
Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash,2.69,Falling,08:00 AM FRI 03/04/20

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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