Flood warning

Minor to Moderate Flood Warning for the Warrego River (NSW)

Fri 10:37 EDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Minor To Moderate Flood Warning For The Warrego River (Nsw)
Issued at 10:37 AM EDT on Friday 27 March 2020
Flood Watch Number: 19

MODERATE FLOODING CONTINUES AT FORDS BRIDGE
Additional flood waters from Queensland has caused renewed river level rises along the Warrego River in New South Wales.
The main flood peak is now approaching Fords Bridge.
Minor flooding is continuing at Enngonia.

Warrego River (NSW):
Minor flooding is current at Enngonia. Moderate flooding is occurring at Fords Bridge.

The Warrego River at Enngonia peaked near 2.37 metres on Tuesday 24 March and is falling slowly with minor flooding.

The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash is likely to peak near 2.75 metres over the weekend 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:
Warrego River at Barringun No. 2,2.22,Falling,09:00 AM FRI 27/03/20
Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash,2.73,Falling,10:15 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.