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Flood Warning - Lachlan River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Minor Flood Warning For The Lachlan River
Issued at 11:17 AM EST on Friday 17 September 2021
Flood Watch Number: 62

MINOR FLOODING CONTINUING AT CONDOBOLIN AND EUABALONG
The Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge peaked at 5.56 metres on Thursday 9 September with minor flooding.
The main flood peak along the Lachlan River is now at Euabalong, where river levels are slowly peaking, with minor flooding.
The Lachlan River at Hillston Weir is expected to remain below the minor flood level.
The Lachlan River at Booligal has fallen below the minor flood level (2.40 metres) on Thursday morning.

Lower Lachlan River downstream of Jemalong Weir to Euabalong:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Lower Lachlan River at Condobolin and Euabalong.
The Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge is currently at 5.47 metres and steady, with minor flooding.

The Lachlan River at Euabalong is currently at 6.58 metres and slowly peaking, with minor flooding.

Lower Lachlan River downstream of Euabalong to Booligal Weir:
Cancellation

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:
The next warning will be issued by 12:00 pm EST on Monday 20 September 2021.

Latest River Heights:
Boorowa River at Prossers Crossing,1.10,Steady,10:30 AM FRI 17/09/21
Lachlan River at Cowra,2.60,Steady,11:00 AM FRI 17/09/21
Lachlan River at Nanami,2.70,Steady,10:30 AM FRI 17/09/21
Lachlan River at Forbes Iron Bridge,4.43,Steady,11:00 AM FRI 17/09/21
Lachlan River at Cottons Weir,1.34,Steady,11:00 AM FRI 17/09/21
Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream,5.24,Falling,10:45 AM FRI 17/09/21
Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge,5.47,Steady,11:00 AM FRI 17/09/21
Lachlan River at Euabalong,6.58,Steady,09:36 AM FRI 17/09/21
Lachlan River at Hillston Weir,1.57,Falling,11:00 AM FRI 17/09/21
Lachlan River at Booligal Weir,2.38,Falling,10:00 AM FRI 17/09/21

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.

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