Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
Initial Flood Watch For The New South Wales Inland Rivers
Issued at 02:34 PM EST on Wednesday 10 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 1
FLOODING POSSIBLE IN THE NEW SOUTH WALES INLAND RIVERS FROM FRIDAY
A cold front associated with a low pressure system is expected to bring showers and rain to western New South Wales from Thursday, extending to eastern parts of the state during Friday. This rainfall may cause widespread minor to moderate and possibly major flooding along rivers inland NSW, many of which experienced flooding due the rainfall last week.
The weather system is expected to cause renewed flooding for the following catchments listed from Friday. Flood Classes (minor, moderate, major) are only defined for catchments where the Bureau provides a flood warning service.
Catchments likely to be affected include:
Upper Macintyre River
Macquarie River to Bathurst
Orange, Molong and Bell River
Macquarie River d/s Burrendong Dam
Lachlan River to Cotton's Weir
Murrumbidgee River to Wagga Wagga
Flood Warnings are current for the following catchments: Namoi, Macquarie, Bogan, Lachlan, Murrumbidgee, Murray, Mirrool Creek, Culgoa, Narran and Darling.
For the latest flood and weather warnings see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
For the latest rainfall and weather forecasts see www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/
For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood
Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500
For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to higher ground should flooding develop.
Flood Warnings will be issued if Minor Flood Level is expected to be exceeded at key sites along the main rivers for which the Bureau of Meteorology provides a flood warning service.
Severe Weather Warnings will be issued or updated if very heavy rain is forecast or observed.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml}
The next Flood Watch will be issued by 02:00 pm EST on Thursday 11 August 2022.
Drildool (30.2589°S, 149.0316°E, 167m AMSL) Drildool,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Drildool 7 day forecast
Today: Sunny. The chance of fog on the S slopes early this morning. Areas of morning frost on the slopes. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 20.
Forecast for Drildool (30.2589°S, 149.0316°E, 167m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 2° 5° 9° 10° 5° 4° 2° Maximum 20° 20° 16° 18° 17° 17° 18° Chance of rain 5% 70% 90% 50% 50% 40% 10% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 20-40mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Moderate Slight Nil Nil Slight Slight Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 22
Wind direction SSE SSE NE N NNE NNE NNW NW NW W NW W W WSW Relative humidity 65% 40% 67% 42% 84% 80% 87% 55% 79% 51% 80% 50% 78% 47% Dew point 5°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 10°C 12°C 12°C 8°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Drildool (30.2589°S, 149.0316°E, 167m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:15am EST 6:40am EST 5:33pm EST 5:58pm EST 3:17pm EST 5:03am EST Waxing gibbous Full moon Aug 12 Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 20 1 Thursday Thursday 20 2 Friday Friday 16 3 Saturday Saturday 18 4 Sunday Sunday 17 5 Monday Monday 17 6 Tuesday Tuesday 18 7 Tuesday Tuesday 18
Rain for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 0 1 Thursday Thursday 0 2 Friday Friday 40 3 Saturday Saturday 0 4 Sunday Sunday 0 5 Monday Monday 0 6 Tuesday Tuesday 0 7 Tuesday Tuesday 0