Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Lachlan River
Issued at 12:09 PM EST on Monday 15 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 68
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT HILLSTON AND BOOLIGAL
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT CONDOBOLIN AND EUABALONG
Flooding has eased along the Lachlan River at Jemalong, where river levels fell below the minor flood level Sunday afternoon.
The main flood peak along the Lachlan River has now passed Jemalong, where minor flooding continues. Downstream at Condobolin, minor flooding is possible around Tuesday, with further rises through until Saturday.
At Hillston and Booligal, river levels remain steady above minor flood levels due to an earlier extended flood peak.
Lachlan River downstream of Wyangala Dam to Jemalong Weir:
Flooding is no longer occurring along the Lachlan River downstream of Wyangala Dam to Jemalong Weir.
The Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream fell below the minor flood level (7.20 metres) on Sunday afternoon is currently at 6.91 metres and steady.
Lower Lachlan River downstream of Jemalong Weir to Euabalong:
Minor flooding is possible along the Lower Lachlan River at Condobolin and Euabalong.
The Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge may reach the minor flood level (5.20 m) during Tuesday. The river level may reach around 5.50 metres during Saturday.
The Lachlan River at Euabalong may reach the minor flood level (6.40 m) during Thursday.
Lower Lachlan River downstream of Euabalong to Booligal Weir:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Lower Lachlan River at Booligal Weir and Hillston.
The Lachlan River at Hillston Weir is expected to remain around the minor flood level (2.40 metres) through to the end of the week.
The Lachlan River at Booligal Weir may reach around 2.90 metres around Wednesday, with minor flooding.
Lachlan River at Cottons Weir:
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.
The next warning will be issued by 12:00 pm EST on Tuesday 16 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Boorowa River at Prossers Crossing,2.28,Falling,11:30 AM MON 15/08/22
Lachlan River at Cowra,4.41,Falling,11:30 AM MON 15/08/22
Lachlan River at Nanami,3.73,Rising,11:30 AM MON 15/08/22
Lachlan River at Forbes Iron Bridge,5.64,Falling,11:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Lachlan River at Cottons Weir,1.98,Falling,11:30 AM MON 15/08/22
Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream,6.91,Falling,10:54 AM MON 15/08/22
Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge,5.01,Rising,11:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Lachlan River at Hillston Weir,2.43,Steady,11:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Lachlan River at Booligal Weir,2.84,Steady,11:00 AM MON 15/08/22
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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Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h.
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