Flood warning

Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Culgoa and Bokhara rivers

Fri 10:06 EDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Minor To Moderate Flood Warning For The Culgoa And Bokhara Rivers
Issued at 10:06 AM EDT on Friday 27 March 2020
Flood Watch Number: 30

The Bokhara River at Goodwins peaked at 2.65 metres around 09:00 am Thursday with moderate flooding.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Culgoa River at Kenebree.

Culgoa River:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Culgoa River.
The Culgoa River at Kenebree peaked at 5.53 metres around 08:39 am on Tuesday with minor flooding. The river level is currently at 5.22 metres and slowly falling with minor flooding.

Bokhara River:
Moderate flooding is occurring along the Bokhara River at Goodwins
The Bokhara River at Goodwins peaked at 2.65 metres around 09:00 am Thursday 26 March and is currently at 2.62 metres and falling slowly with moderate 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 Monday 30 March 2020.

Latest River Heights:
Culgoa River at Brenda,1.94,Steady,09:30 AM FRI 27/03/20
Culgoa River at Weilmoringle,2.63,Steady,09:00 AM FRI 27/03/20
Culgoa River at Kenebree,5.22,Falling,09:00 AM FRI 27/03/20
Birrie River at Goodooga,1.02,Steady,09:00 AM FRI 27/03/20
Bokhara River at Goodooga,2.21,Steady,09:00 AM FRI 27/03/20
Bokhara River at Goodwins,2.62,Falling,09:00 AM FRI 27/03/20
Narran River at New Angledool No 2,1.95,Steady,09:00 AM FRI 27/03/20

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.