Flood Warning - Nepean-Hawkesbury Rivers

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Minor Flood Warning For The Upper Nepean River
Issued at 02:43 PM EDT on Thursday 13 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 29

Forecast rainfall is less then expected and therefore minor flooding is no longer expected at Menangle.
Further rainfall is possible over the Hawkesbury River catchment area which could cause renewed river level rises. The situation is being closely monitored and revised forecasts will be issued if necessary.

Upper Nepean River:
Minor flooding is no longer expected along the Upper Nepean River at Menangle Bridge.
Nepean River at Menangle Bridge:

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:
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Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Wollondilly River at Jooriland,2.84,Steady,02:40 PM THU 13/02/20
Nepean River at Menangle Bridge,1.25,Steady,02:41 PM THU 13/02/20
Nepean River at Camden Weir,1.66,Steady,02:30 PM THU 13/02/20
Nepean River at Penrith,1.70,Steady,02:17 PM THU 13/02/20
Nepean River at Yarramundi,5.26,Steady,10:30 AM THU 13/02/20
Grose River at Burralow,2.48,Steady,02:43 PM THU 13/02/20
Hawkesbury River at North Richmond WPS,2.22,Steady,02:40 PM THU 13/02/20
Hawkesbury River at Windsor PWD,2.29,Steady,02:30 PM THU 13/02/20
Colo River at Upper Colo SWC,2.85,Steady,01:39 PM THU 13/02/20
Macdonald River at St Albans,0.82,Steady,02:28 PM THU 13/02/20
Hawkesbury River at Wisemans Ferry,1.41,Steady,02:39 PM THU 13/02/20

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