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Flood Warning - MacQuarie River

24 March 2017 20:44 EDT

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Minor Flood Warning for the Bell River

at Wellington

Issued at 8:44 pm EDT on Friday 24 March 2017
Flood Warning Number: 3

No significant rain has been recorded over the Bell River catchment since
Friday morning. River levels at Wellington peaked at 3.38 metres around 5pm
Friday causing near minor flooding.

Further showers or thunderstorms are possible over the weekend which could
produce renewed river level rises. The situation is being closely monitored
and revised predictions will be issued if necessary.

Bell River:
River levels along the Bell River at Wellington have fallen well below the
minor flood level.

Flood Safety Advice:
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.

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Molong Creek at Downstream Borenore Creek, 0.49, Falling, 08:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Bell River at Neurea, 1.65, Falling, 08:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Bell River at Wellington, 3.08, Falling, 08:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge, 2.87, Steady, 08:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Macquarie River at Dubbo, 1.50, Steady, 08:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Macquarie River at Baroona, 1.61, Steady, 08:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir, 0.82, Falling, 08:00 PM FRI 24/03/17
Macquarie River at Carinda, 0.39, Steady, 08:00 PM FRI 24/03/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 218. 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.