Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Moderate Flood Warning for the Warrego River (NSW)

at Fords Bridge

Issued at 10:13 am EDT on Monday 30 March 2020

Flood Warning Number: 20


Additional flood waters from Queensland has caused renewed river level rises along the Warrego River in New South Wales.

The main flood peak is now passing through Fords Bridge.

The Warrego River at Enngonia has fallen below the minor flood level.

Warrego River (NSW):

Moderate flooding is occurring at Fords Bridge.

The Warrego River at Enngonia peaked near 2.37 metres Tuesday last week. The river has fallen below the minor flood level.

The Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash is currently at 2.78 metres and peaking with moderate 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.

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Next Issue:

The next warning will be issued by 11:00 am EDT on Wednesday 01 April 2020.

Latest River Heights:

Location Height of River (m) Tendency Date/Time of Observation
Warrego River at Barringun No. 2 1.92 Falling 08:00 AM MON 30/03/20
Warrego River at Enngonia 1.95 Falling 10:00 AM SAT 28/03/20
Warrego River at Fords Bridge Bywash 2.78 Steady 08:00 AM MON 30/03/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at