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⚠MAJOR FLOODING AT GUNNEDAH AND NARRABRI THIS WEEKEND

⚠MAJOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WEE WAA (GLENCOE)

Renewed rises have been observed upstream of Gunnedah along the Mooki River. River levels at Breeza Station are approaching a peak near 6.7 metres.

This flood water with inflows from Peel River will cause renewed rises at Gunnedah where major flooding is expected on Saturday. Flood levels at Gunnedah are expected to be higher than those experienced on Wednesday (24/11/2021).

Major flooding is occurring along the Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe).
Minor flooding is occurring at Goangra.

What we are expecting:

📌Carroll Village
💧The Namoi River at Carroll Village is likely to remain below the minor flood level (8.20 m) during Saturday.

📌Gunnedah
💧The Namoi River at Gunnedah is likely to exceed the major flood level (7.90 m) during Saturday.
💧The river level is likely to reach around 8.50 metres overnight Saturday into Sunday.

📌Boggabri
💧The Namoi River at Boggabri may reach around 8.50 metres during Sunday, with minor flooding.
💧As flood water moves downstream of Gunnedah further rises are expected at Boggabri.

📌Narrabri
💧The Narrabri Creek at Narrabri is likely to exceed the major flood level (6.70 m) during Sunday.
💧The river level is likely to reach around 7.20 metres during Monday.
💧As flood water moves downstream of Gunnedah further rises are expected at Narrabri.

📌Wee Waa
💧The Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe) may reach around 7.25 metres during Saturday, with major flooding.
💧An extended peak around this level is expected for about the next week.

📌Bugilbone
💧The Namoi River at Bugilbone is expected to exceed the minor flood level (4.90 m) towards the end of November.
💧Further rises to the moderate flood level (5.50 metres) are possible early December.

📌Goangra
💧The Namoi River at Goangra may reach the moderate flood level (6.70 m) early December.

⚠What you need to do:

✅ACT NOW, before it’s too late.
✅Prepare now to minimise damage to your property and possessions.
✅Consider evacuation as an option if severe flooding is predicted. Deciding to remain in your home when it is inundated or surrounded by floodwater can be dangerous.
✅Ensure you can leave the area safely if flooding worsens.
✅Stay up to date with information. Listen to flood warnings and follow advice on how to protect yourself, family, and property.
✅People working or camping along the Namoi River should relocate to higher ground.
✅Farmers and landholders are advised to relocate livestock, pumps, chemicals and equipment to higher ground. Do not wait until the flood peak approaches.
✅Be aware of vermin, snakes and spiders seeking refuge from flood waters.
✅If you become trapped by rising floodwater, seek refuge in the highest part of a sturdy building. Stay there and call triple zero (000) if you need rescue.
✅Never drive, walk or play in floodwaters. Floodwater may be deep, fast flowing and may contain hidden snags and debris.

🚨For emergency help in floods and storms, call the NSW State Emergency Service on 132 500.
🚨In life threatening situations call triple zero (000) immediately.

❓For more information:
• Visit www.ses.nsw.gov.au or follow us on Facebook
• Tune in to your local ABC Radio station
• For the latest Weather, Warnings, Rainfall and River heights visit www.bom.gov.au or phone 1300 945 108
• For rural animal and livestock assistance, contact your Local Land Services Office www.lls.nsw.gov.au
• For road closure information visit: www.livetraffic.com.au, call 131 701 or contact your Local Council.

The next flood bulletin will be issued by 10.30am Saturday 27 November, 2021
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⚠ ATTENTION GUNNEDAH

In it's latest bulletin, the Bureau has revised the flood peak to 8.20 metres for Sunday morning.

Renewed rises have been observed upstream of Gunnedah along the Mooki River at Caroona and Breeza Station where a peak of around 6.30 metres was observed on Friday afternoon at Caroona. This will cause renewed rises at Gunnedah where major flooding is possible.

Renewed rises have been observed upstream at Breeza Station which may cause renewed rises at Gunnedah. The Mooki River at Breeza Station is currently 628. metres and rising.

The Namoi River at Gunnedah may reach around 8.20 metres during Sunday, with major flooding.

This is dyanmic situation and we will keep you updated as soon as things change.
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⚠️MAJOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WEE WAA
⚠️MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING AT GUNNEDAH WITH MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND
⚠️MODERATE FLOODING EXPECTED AT NARRABRI FRIDAY AFTERNOON
⚠️️MODERATE FLOODING POSSIBLE AT TAMWORTH FRIDAY EVENING

🌧Rain and thunderstorms are forecast across New South Wales from Thursday into Friday, including across the Namoi River. This rainfall may cause renewed moderate to major flooding

📍GUNNEDAH
💧The Namoi River at Gunnedah peaked at 8.25 metres around 3:45 am Wednesday and is currently at 7.72 metres and steady with Moderate flooding.
💧Renewed rises have been observed upstream at Breeza Station which may cause renewed rises at Gunnedah.
💧The Namoi River at Gunnedah may reach around 7.90 metres during Saturday, with major flooding.

📍BOGGABRI
💧Minor flooding is occurring along the Namoi River at Boggabri where river levels peaked at 7.98 metres around 01:00 pm Thursday with minor flooding.
💧Renewed upstream rises have been observed at Tambar Springs overnight Thursday into Friday which is likely to cause renewed rises at Boggabri.

📍NARRABRI
💧Minor flooding is occurring along the Narrabri Creek at Narrabri.
💧The Narrabri Creek at Narrabri is likely to reach 6.50 metres during Friday with moderate flooding.
💧Further rises are possible

📍WEE WAA
💧Major flooding is occurring along the Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe) where river levels may exceed 7.10 metres during Saturday with major flooding.
💧Water levels are expected to remain around this height for at least a week.
💧Prolonged isolation is expected for the Wee Waa community.

📍BUGILBONE
💧The Namoi River at Bugilbone is expected to exceed the minor flood level (4.90 m) towards the end of November.
💧Further rises to the moderate flood level (5.50 metres) are possible early December.
💧Predictions will be made once upstream peaks have been observed.

📍GOANGRA
💧The Namoi River at Goangra may reach the moderate flood level (5.70 m) today it is currently 5.66 metres.
💧Further rises to the moderate flood level (6.50 metres) is possible early December.
💧Predictions will be made once upstream peaks have been observed.

What you need to do:

· ACT NOW, before it’s too late.

· Prepare now to minimise damage to your property and possessions.

· Consider evacuation as an option if severe flooding is predicted. Deciding to remain in your home when it is inundated or surrounded by floodwater can be dangerous.

· Ensure you can leave the area safely if flooding worsens.

· Stay up to date with information. Listen to flood warnings and follow advice on how to protect yourself, family, and property.

· People working or camping along the Namoi River should relocate to higher ground.

· Farmers and landholders are advised to relocate livestock, pumps, chemicals and equipment to higher ground. Do not wait until the flood peak approaches.

· Be aware of vermin, snakes and spiders seeking refuge from flood waters.

· If you become trapped by rising floodwater, seek refuge in the highest part of a sturdy building. Stay there and call triple zero (000) if you need rescue.

· Never drive, walk or play in floodwaters. Floodwater may be deep, fast flowing and may contain hidden snags and debris.

For emergency help in floods and storms, call the NSW State Emergency Service on 132 500.

In life threatening situations call triple zero (000) immediately.

For more information:
.Visit www.ses.nsw.gov.au or follow us on Facebook

· Tune in to your local ABC Radio station · For the latest Weather, Warnings, Rainfall and River heights visit www.bom.gov.au or phone 1300 945 108

· For rural animal and livestock assistance, contact your Local Land Services Office www.lls.nsw.gov.au

· For road closure information visit: www.livetraffic.com.au, call 131 701 or contact your Local Council.

The next flood bulletin will be issued by 4.30pm Friday 26 November, 2021.

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