Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Warrego River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Minor Flood Warning for the Warrego River (NSW)

at Fords Bridge

Issued at 9:16 am EST on Friday 24 May 2019
Flood Warning Number: 30

MINOR FLOODING CURRENT AT FORDS BRIDGE

Minor flooding is easing along the Warrego River at Fords Bridge, where river
levels peaked Sunday evening.

Warrego River (NSW):
Minor flooding continues at Fords Bridge.

The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash is currently at 1.79 metres and
falling.

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 10:00 am EST on Monday 27 May 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Warrego River at Barringun No. 2, 1.53, Falling, 09:00 AM FRI 24/05/19
Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash, 1.79, Falling, 08:15 AM FRI 24/05/19

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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