Weather Warning

IDN36624

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Minor to Major Flood Warning for the Macquarie River

Issued at 2:49 PM EDT on Thursday 2 Dec 2021.

Flood Warning Number: 39

MAJOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WARREN.

MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES AT WELLINGTON AND NARROMINE.

The Macquarie River flood peak is at Warren, where major flooding is occurring.

Minor flooding is expected to continue at Wellington and Narromine due to releases from Burrendong Dam and tributary inflows.

The Macquarie River at Dubbo is expected to remain below the minor flood level.

Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam

Major flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River at Warren

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Molong Creek at Downstream Borenore Creek0.65Steady02:30 PM THU 02/12/21
Bell River at Neurea1.23Steady02:30 PM THU 02/12/21
Bell River at Wellington1.93Steady02:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge6.11Steady02:30 PM THU 02/12/21
Macquarie River at Dubbo4.13Steady02:30 PM THU 02/12/21
Macquarie River at Baroona6.91Falling02:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Macquarie River at Narromine7.78Falling07:00 AM THU 02/12/21
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir10.77Steady02:30 PM THU 02/12/21
Macquarie River at Warren Weir4.94Steady02:30 PM THU 02/12/21
Macquarie River at Warren Town9.17Steady02:00 PM THU 02/12/21
Macquarie River at Carinda2.53Steady02:30 PM THU 02/12/21