Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Barwon-Darling US Bourke

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Minor To Moderate Flood Warning For The Barwon River
Issued at 01:11 PM EST on Saturday 10 April 2021
Flood Watch Number: 15

MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AT MUNGINDI
The Barwon River at Mungindi peaked at 7.2 metres Friday morning with major flooding. Moderate flooding is now occurring at Mungindi. The main flood peak along the Barwon River is currently approaching Presbury Weir. River levels at Mogil Mogil are expected to peak during Sunday with minor flooding.
Minor to moderate flooding may develop along the Barwon-Darling River at Collarenebri and downstream as the floodwaters progress. Predictions will be made and progressively updated once upstream peaks are observed.

Barwon River Mungindi to Collarenebri:
Moderate flooding is occurring at Mungindi. Minor flooding is occurring at Mogil Mogil and Collarenebri.
The Barwon River at Mungindi peaked at 7.2 metres around 1:00 am Friday 09 April with major flooding.The river level is currently at 7.06 metres and falling slowly with moderate flooding.

The Barwon River at Mogil Mogil is currently at 7.87 metres and steady, with minor flooding.
The Barwon River at Mogil Mogil may peak near 8.00 metres around Sunday [11/4/2021] with minor flooding.

The Barwon River at Collarenebri is currently at 6.27 metres and slowly falling, with minor flooding.
A second rise is expected. The Barwon River at Collarenebri may reach around 7.00 metres during Wednesday [14/04/2021], with minor flooding. Predictions will be updated once upstream peaks are observed.

Barwon River downstream of Collarenebri to Walgett:
Moderate flooding may occur along the Barwon River downstream of Collarenebri to Walgett.
The Barwon River at Walgett is currently at 11.60 metres and slowly falling, with minor flooding.
A second rise is expected. The Barwon River at Walgett may reach the moderate flood level (12.00 metres) during Sunday [18/04/2021]. Predictions will be updated once upstream peaks are observed.

Barwon River downstream of Walgett to Brewarrina:
Moderate flooding may occur along the Barwon River downstream of Walgett to Brewarrina.
The Barwon River at Brewarrina is currently at 5.23 metres and steady.
The Barwon River at Brewarrina is likely to exceed the minor flood level (6.40 m) during Monday [12/04/2021]. The river may reach the moderate flood level (7.00 m) towards the end of April. Predictions will be updated once upstream peaks are observed.

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 02:00 pm EST on Sunday 11 April 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Barwon River at Mungindi,7.06,Falling,11:00 AM SAT 10/04/21
Barwon River at Mogil Mogil,7.87,Steady,12:15 PM SAT 10/04/21
Barwon River at Collarenebri,6.27,Falling,08:00 AM SAT 10/04/21
Barwon River at Walgett,11.60,Falling,12:00 PM SAT 10/04/21
Barwon River at Brewarrina,5.23,Steady,12:00 PM SAT 10/04/21
Darling River at Bourke,7.43,Steady,11:00 AM SAT 10/04/21
Darling River at Louth,5.89,Steady,12:00 PM SAT 10/04/21
Darling River at Tilpa,5.23,Steady,12:00 PM SAT 10/04/21
Darling River at Wilcannia,3.51,Steady,12:00 PM SAT 10/04/21
Darling River at Menindee Town,3.32,Steady,01:00 PM SAT 10/04/21
Darling River at Menindee Weir 32,1.43,Steady,01:00 PM SAT 10/04/21
Darling River at Pooncarie,1.81,Steady,12:15 PM SAT 10/04/21
Darling River at Burtundy,0.76,Steady,12:30 PM SAT 10/04/21

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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