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  • Minor Flood Warning For The Paroo River (Nsw) Mon 29 Nov 2021

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
      
    Minor Flood Warning For The Paroo River (Nsw) 
    Issued at 11:00 AM EDT on Monday 29 November 2021
    Flood Watch Number: 5
    
    MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WILLARA CROSSING
     The main peak along Paroo River has now passed Willara Crossing, where minor flooding continues. The Paroo River at Wanaaring is expected to remain below the minor flood level.
    
    Paroo River (NSW):
    Minor flooding is occurring along the Paroo River (NSW) at Willara Crossing.
    
    The Paroo River at Willara Crossing peaked at 1.02 metres around 01:00 pm Thursday and is currently at 0.95 metres and steady, with minor 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 Wednesday 01 December 2021.
    
    Latest River Heights:
    Paroo River at Eulo,2.10,Steady,09:00 AM MON 29/11/21
    Paroo River at Caiwarro,1.42,Steady,09:00 AM MON 29/11/21
    Paroo River at Willara Crossing,0.78,Steady,10:00 AM MON 29/11/21
    Turra at Cuttaburra Channel,1.95,Steady,10:00 AM MON 29/11/21
    
    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.