Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor To Moderate Flood Warning For The Macquarie River
Issued at 09:53 AM EST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 33
MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING AT WARREN
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WELLINGTON
Spills from the Burrendong Dam combined with local rainfall have caused renewed and prolonged flooding along the Macquarie River.
River levels remain steady above the minor flood level along the Macquarie River at Wellington.
Downstream at Warren, river levels remain steady above the moderate flood level.
Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River at Wellington. Moderate flooding is occurring at Warren.
The Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge may reach around 5.70 metres Thursday afternoon, with minor flooding.
The Macquarie River at Warren Town peaked at 8.96 metres around 12:30 pm Monday and is currently at 8.94 metres and falling, with moderate flooding.
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 11:00 am EST on Friday 19 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Molong Creek at Downstream Borenore Creek,0.70,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Bell River at Neurea,1.29,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Bell River at Wellington,2.20,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge,5.45,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Dubbo,3.26,Rising,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Baroona,5.45,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir,8.89,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Warren Town,8.94,Falling,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Carinda,3.25,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
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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7 day forecast
Dargan 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. The chance of frost in the N early this morning. Patchy morning fog in the W. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 19.
Forecast for Dargan (33.4893°S, 150.2635°E, 1057m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 3° 7° 2° 1° 0° 5° 3° Maximum 15° 13° 12° 13° 14° 12° 11° Chance of rain 30% 50% 20% 5% 10% 80% 30% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Moderate Nil Moderate High High Slight Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 22
Wind direction WNW WNW WNW WSW W W SW WSW WNW WNW WNW W WSW WSW Relative humidity 63% 61% 83% 69% 73% 59% 81% 53% 72% 52% 71% 71% 77% 63% Dew point 2°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 2°C 3°C 2°C 3°C 2°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 3°C 3°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Dargan (33.4893°S, 150.2635°E, 1057m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:09am EST 6:35am EST 5:31pm EST 5:57pm EST 10:10am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 15 1 Friday Friday 13 2 Saturday Saturday 12 3 Sunday Sunday 13 4 Monday Monday 14 5 Tuesday Tuesday 12 6 Wednesday Wednesday 11 7 Wednesday Wednesday 11
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 0 1 Friday Friday 0 2 Saturday Saturday 0 3 Sunday Sunday 0 4 Monday Monday 0 5 Tuesday Tuesday 10 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0