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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Minor Flood Warning for the Culgoa and Bokhara Rivers

at Kenebree and Goodwins

Issued at 12:40 pm EDT on Wednesday 7 December 2022

Flood Warning Number: 56

"Re-issued to correct the sub-catchment severity"

MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT KENEBREE AND GOODWINS

Along the Culgoa River, the river levels at Kenebree have fallen below the moderate flood level (5.70 metres) Monday afternoon, where minor flooding is occurring.

Along the Bokhara River, minor flooding is occurring at Goodwins, where river levels peaked last Friday.

Culgoa River:

Minor flooding is occurring at Kenebree.

The Culgoa River at Kenebree fell below the moderate flood level (5.70 metres) Monday afternoon and is currently at 5.46 metres and falling, with minor flooding.

Bokhara River:

Minor flooding is occurring at Goodwins.

The Bokhara River at Goodwins is currently at 2.08 metres and falling, 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 03:00 pm EDT on Friday 09 December 2022.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Culgoa River at Brenda 1.68 Steady 12:15 PM WED 07/12/22
Culgoa River at Weilmoringle 2.21 Steady 12:00 PM WED 07/12/22
Culgoa River at Kenebree 5.46 Falling 10:30 AM WED 07/12/22
Birrie River at Goodooga 0.89 Steady 12:00 PM WED 07/12/22
Bokhara River at Goodooga 2.14 Steady 12:00 PM WED 07/12/22
Bokhara River at Goodwins 2.06 Falling 12:00 PM WED 07/12/22
Narran River at New Angledool No 2 2.13 Steady 12:00 PM WED 07/12/22

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.