Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Paroo River (Nsw)
Issued at 01:38 PM EST on Wednesday 17 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 4
MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AT WILLARA CROSSING
Flood waters from the Paroo River in Queensland have reached New South Wales, with minor flooding occurring at Willara Crossing.
Paroo River (NSW):
Minor flooding is occurring along the Paroo River (NSW).
The Paroo River at Willara Crossing peaked at 0.90 metres around 03:15 am Wednesday 17 August and is currently at 0.87 metres and falling, with minor flooding.
The Paroo River at Willara Crossing is likely to remain above the minor flood level (0.70 m) during Sunday.
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 02:00 pm EST on Thursday 18 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Paroo River at Caiwarro,1.27,Falling,01:00 PM WED 17/08/22
Paroo River at Willara Crossing,0.87,Falling,01:15 PM WED 17/08/22
Turra at Cuttaburra Channel,1.48,Steady,01:00 PM WED 17/08/22
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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7 day forecast
Blairmore 7 day forecast
Today: Sunny. Patches of morning frost inland. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.
Forecast for Blairmore (25.7763°S, 151.8556°E, 183m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 3° 6° 7° 7° 8° 9° 9° Maximum 24° 27° 24° 24° 23° 24° 25° Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 10% 10% 40% 10% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index High High High High - - - Frost risk Moderate Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 3
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Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Blairmore (25.7763°S, 151.8556°E, 183m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 5:56am EST 6:19am EST 5:35pm EST 5:58pm EST 11:46pm EST 10:16am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
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Rain for next 7 days
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