A weekend of wet weather has been a pleasant surprise for the region, with the rain set to stick around until Tuesday.
The Bureau of Metereology's (BoM) station at the Gunnedah airport recorded 4.8mm on Sunday, followed by its highest amount of rain for the month, with 12.4mm falling over Sunday night and Monday morning.
The wind at Gunnedah picked up speed at about 10am on Monday, and speeds are set to hit about 20-30km/h throughout the day.
In Werris Creek, rain gauges showed 7.5mm by lunchtime on Sunday, and at 7am on Monday morning this had risen to 22.5mm overnight.
Breeza Station had only 1mm on Saturday but then a good amount of 20-30mm by Monday morning.
Nea received 22.5mm, and Mullaley had 16.5mm.
The BoM recorded varying levels at stations across the region in the past 24 hours.
The Cox's Creek station near Boggabri received 6.5mm, whereas the Penryn station saw 10mm.
There was 4mm at Tambar Springs, and a nice soaking of 21mm in Quirindi.
The rain bumped up levels at Keepit Dam, which is now sitting at 15.4 per cent as of Monday morning. It was at just 6 per cent in February of this year.
The rain is set to continue onto Tuesday, with the BoM forecasting a medium chance of showers between 1-6mm.
The wind will lose a bit of momentum at about 15-20km/h, but this is expected to ease off by the afternoon.