Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Initial Minor To Moderate Flood Warning For The Warrego River (Nsw)
Issued at 10:50 AM EDT on Friday 28 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 1
MODERATE FLOODING LIKELY AT BARRINGUN
Flood water from Queensland is expected to cause minor to moderate flooding along the Warrego River in New South Wales from mid next week at Barringun, reaching Enngonia from next weekend, and Fords Bridge Bywash from mid March.
Moderate to major flooding is occurring along the Warrego River in Queensland.
Predictions are preliminary and more detailed forecasts will be provided once peaks are observed at upstream locations in Queensland. In Queensland the main flood peak is nearing Wallen and rises have been observed at Cunnamulla.
Warrego River (NSW):
Moderate flooding is likely along the Warrego River (NSW).
The Warrego River at Barringun No. 2 is expected to exceed the minor flood level (2.80 m) mid next week. The river level is likely to reach the moderate flood level (3.80 m) next weekend. Peak predictions will be made once upstream peaks have been observed.
The Warrego River at Enngonia is expected to exceed the minor flood level (2.00 m) next weekend. Peak predictions will be made once upstream peaks have been observed.
The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash is expected to exceed the minor flood level (1.70 m) from mid March. Peak predictions will be made once upstream peaks have been observed.
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
The next warning will be issued by 11:30 am EDT on Monday 02 March 2020.
Latest River Heights:
Warrego River at Barringun No. 2,1.58,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 28/02/20
Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash,0.20,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 28/02/20
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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Seven day forecast
Brewarrina 7 day forecast
Today: Hot and sunny. Light winds becoming NW/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the high 30s.
Forecast for Brewarrina (29.9615°S, 146.859°E, 119m AMSL) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Summary Minimum 18° 23° 24° 23° 22° 20° 20° Maximum 39° 39° 31° 30° 29° 30° 33° Chance of rain 5% 50% 60% 50% 90% 30% 10% Likely amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Extreme Very High Extreme Extreme - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 8
Wind direction NE NNW NNE NNW ESE ESE ENE NE E ENE N SW S S Relative humidity 37% 14% 47% 23% 51% 37% 59% 39% 77% 71% 81% 59% 72% 51% Dew point 9°C 6°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 18°C 22°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 20°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Brewarrina (29.9615°S, 146.859°E, 119m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 6:39am EDT 7:04am EDT 7:46pm EDT 8:10pm EDT 12:28pm EDT 11:34pm EDT Waxing crescent First quarter Mar 03 Full moon Mar 10 Last quarter Mar 16 New moon Mar 24
Temperature for next 5 days
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Rain for next 5 days
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