Potential Flood Alert 111 December 2014 10:09 EDT
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales
FLOOD WATCH FOR SEVERN MACINTYRE VALLEY
Issued at 10:09 am EDT on Thursday 11 December 2014
Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding along all
rivers and creeks within a nominated valley and is NOT a Flood Warning [see
There is the possibility of heavy falls about the slopes of the Northern
In addition, widespread thunderstorm activity is anticipated in NE NSW on today
ahead of the low pressure trough, with a good chance of severe thunderstorms.
There is potential for heavy rainfalls for parts of NE NSW, mostly with
At this stage there is a greater than 70% chance of minor flooding in the
Severn Macintyre Valley on Friday (12/12/14).
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and creeks
must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to
higher ground should flooding develop. Flood Warnings will be issued if Minor
Flood Level is expected to be exceeded at key sites along the main rivers for
which the Bureau of Meteorology provides a flood warning service. Across NSW
over 70% of Flood Watches are followed by flooding within the catchment.
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/
This Flood Watch will expire 11am Friday 12/12/14.
For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/