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Flood Warning - Paroo River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For The Paroo River (Nsw)
Issued at 09:42 AM EST on Thursday 20 August 2020
Flood Watch Number: 5

THE PAROO RIVER AT WILLARA CROSSING HAS FALLEN BELOW THE MINOR FLOOD LEVEL
The Paroo River at Willara Crossing fell below the minor flood level (0.7 metres) on Wednesday evening.
The Paroo River at Wanaaring is expected to remain below the minor flood level.

Paroo River (NSW):
No further flooding is expected in the Paroo River (NSW).

Paroo River at Wanaaring:
Cancellation

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

Latest River Heights:
Paroo River at Caiwarro,1.26,Steady,09:10 AM THU 20/08/20
Paroo River at Willara Crossing,0.68,Steady,09:00 AM THU 20/08/20
Turra at Cuttaburra Channel,1.49,Steady,09:00 AM THU 20/08/20

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.

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