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  • Minor Flood Warning for the Bokhara River Mon 30 Mar 2020

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
      
    Minor Flood Warning For The Bokhara River 
    Issued at 09:53 AM EDT on Monday 30 March 2020
    Flood Watch Number: 31
    
    MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AT GOODWINS
     The Bokhara River at Goodwins peaked at 2.65 metres Thursday last week with moderate flooding.
     The Culgoa River at Kenebree has fallen below the minor flood level.
    
    Bokhara River:
    Minor flooding is occurring along the Bokhara River at Goodwins
    The Bokhara River at Goodwins peaked at 2.65 metres Thursday last week and is currently at 2.24 metres and falling slowly with minor flooding. River levels are expected to remain above the minor flood level (2.0 metres) until Wednesday.
    
    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 Wednesday 01 April 2020.
    
    Latest River Heights:
    Culgoa River at Brenda,1.71,Steady,09:00 AM MON 30/03/20
    Culgoa River at Weilmoringle,2.17,Steady,08:00 AM MON 30/03/20
    Culgoa River at Kenebree,4.50,Steady,07:00 AM MON 30/03/20
    Birrie River at Goodooga,0.96,Steady,08:00 AM MON 30/03/20
    Bokhara River at Goodooga,2.19,Steady,06:00 AM MON 30/03/20
    Bokhara River at Goodwins,2.24,Steady,09:00 AM MON 30/03/20
    Narran River at New Angledool No 2,1.93,Steady,08:00 AM MON 30/03/20
    
    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.