Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Paroo River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Minor Flood Warning for the Paroo River (NSW)

at Willara Crossing and Wanaaring

Issued at 9:24 am EST on Monday 20 May 2019
Flood Warning Number: 15


Paroo River (NSW):
The Paroo River at Willara Crossing fell below the minor flood level (0.7
metres) Sunday evening. Downstream of Willara Crossing the Paroo River at
Wanaaring fell below the minor flood level (2.4 metres) Saturday evening.

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:
* RMS Live Traffic:
* Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations:
* Latest NSW Warnings:
* Rainfall Forecasts:
* BOM NSW Twitter:

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Paroo River at Caiwarro, 1.23, Steady, 03:00 AM MON 20/05/19
Paroo River at Willara Crossing, 0.67, Falling, 08:15 AM MON 20/05/19
Paroo River at Wanaaring, 2.33, Falling, 09:00 AM Mon 20/05/19
Turra at Cuttaburra Channel, 1.63, Falling, 08:00 AM MON 20/05/19

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at The latest weather
forecast is available at
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