Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Paroo River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Minor Flood Warning For The Paroo River (Nsw)
Issued at 10:07 AM EDT on Monday 27 January 2020
Flood Watch Number: 4

MINOR FLOODING CURRENT AT WILLARA CROSSING
Minor flooding is occurring along the Paroo River at Willara Crossing where the river is expected to peak around Tuesday.

Paroo River (NSW):
Minor flooding is current at Willara Crossing.

The Paroo River at Willara Crossing is likely to peak near 1.50 metres around Tuesday 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/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 EDT on Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Paroo River at Caiwarro,1.35,Steady,08:00 AM MON 27/01/20
Paroo River at Hungerford,1.08,Falling,06:00 AM MON 27/01/20
Paroo River at Willara Crossing,1.29,Rising,09:15 AM MON 27/01/20
Turra at Cuttaburra Channel,0.82,Steady,09:00 AM MON 27/01/20

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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