THE WORST of the wild weather has swept through and largely spared Tamworth, which saw some heavy rain but no flooding.
The wet stuff was dumped into backyard gauges across the region in the past few days, with the official airport weather station recording more than 85mm of rain since Monday.
State Emergency Service (SES) spokesman David Rankine told the Leader strike force flood teams deployed to Tamworth, Moree and Inverell had been stood down by Friday.
"Things have quietened down a fair bit ... the immediate threat of flooding has passed," he said. "It's a good outcome all round."
There has still been some fairly significant rain and Mr Rankine said SES volunteers across the New England North West were still kept busy.
He said crews were called to respond to about 100 requests for assistance for things like leaky roofs and tarp or sandbag requests.
"We're very fortunate this region was spared the worst of the weather," he said.
The flood watch for the Peel River was cancelled on Thursday, while the flood warning for Moree was later downgraded to minor.
On Friday, minor flood warnings were still in place for the Severn River, the Gwydir River and the Namoi River.
A moderate flood warning was in place for the Macintyre River.
Conditions can change and alerts can be found on the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) website.
The Tamworth forecast shows that some showers could hang around on Saturday, but the weather is largely set to clear up into next week.
Mr Rankine said many SES volunteers in the area are also farmers and live on the land, and he hoped things could dry out and calm down enough for the harvest to get back on track.
Chaffey Dam was spilling over and sitting at 101.7 per cent full on Friday afternoon after more than 1000ML of water flowed in during the past week.
The McDonald and Namoi rivers brought water surging to Lake Keepit with more than 20,000ML - 8000 Olympic swimming pools' worth - entering the dam in the past seven days.
Water was also let out down the Namoi River though and Lake Keepit was sitting at 94.6 per cent on Friday.
The huge Split Rock Dam was sitting at 47.8 per cent.
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