Flood Warning - Nambucca River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For The Nambucca River
Issued at 03:51 AM EDT on Friday 14 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 2

The Nambucca River at Bowraville peaked at 5.30 metres early Friday morning, just below the minor flood level.

Nambucca River:
No further flooding is expected in the Nambucca River.

Nambucca River at Bowraville:

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:
Nambucca River at Bowraville Upstream,3.88,Steady,03:00 AM FRI 14/02/20
Taylors Arm at Utungun,1.87,Steady,03:43 AM FRI 14/02/20
Nambucca River at Macksville-Princess Street,0.98,Steady,03:32 AM FRI 14/02/20

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

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