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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning for the Lachlan River

at Euabalong

Issued at 9:32 am EST on Monday 27 September 2021

Flood Warning Number: 67

MINOR FLOODING NO LONGER OCCURRING AT EUABALONG

The Lachlan River at Euabalong fell below the minor flood level (6.40 metres) over the weekend.

The Lachlan River downstream of Euabalong is expected to remain below minor flood levels.

Lower Lachlan River downstream of Jemalong Weir to Euabalong:

Minor flooding is not occurring along the Lower Lachlan River at Euabalong.

The Lachlan River at Euabalong is currently at 5.92 metres and falling. The river level peaked with minor flooding on Monday 20 September at 6.60 metres.

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/centralwest.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:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Boorowa River at Prossers Crossing 0.95 Steady 08:00 AM MON 27/09/21
Lachlan River at Cowra 1.64 Steady 09:00 AM MON 27/09/21
Lachlan River at Nanami 1.47 Steady 09:00 AM MON 27/09/21
Lachlan River at Forbes Iron Bridge 3.03 Steady 09:00 AM MON 27/09/21
Lachlan River at Cottons Weir 0.88 Steady 09:00 AM MON 27/09/21
Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream 3.24 Steady 08:45 AM MON 27/09/21
Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge 3.12 Steady 09:00 AM MON 27/09/21
Lachlan River at Euabalong 5.92 Falling 09:00 AM MON 27/09/21
Lachlan River at Hillston Weir 2.21 Steady 09:00 AM MON 27/09/21
Lachlan River at Booligal Weir 2.33 Steady 09:00 AM MON 27/09/21

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.