Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Lachlan River
Issued at 11:00 AM EST on Wednesday 10 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 62
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT NANAMI, COTTONS WEIR AND BOOLIGAL
MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED AT JEMALONG
Minor flooding is occurring at Nanami, where river levels are likely to peak Wednesday afternoon.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Lachlan River at Cottons Weir, where river levels peaked on Monday afternoon.
The main flood peak is approaching Jemalong Weir, where minor flooding is expected from Wednesday afternoon. Minor flooding is occurring at Booligal where the river level is expected to remain elevated over the weekend.
Renewed river level rises are possible along the Lachlan River over the weekend.
Lachlan River downstream of Wyangala Dam to Jemalong Weir:
Minor flooding is occurring at Nanami and Cottons Weir, and is expected at Jemalong.
The Lachlan River at Nanami is likely to peak near 7.50 metres Wednesday afternoon, with minor flooding.
The Lachlan River at Cottons Weir peaked at 4.39 metres around 06:00 pm Monday and is currently at 4.10 metres and falling, with minor flooding.
The Lachlan River at Cottons Weir is likely to remain around the minor flood level (3.50 m) overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.
The Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream is expected to peak around the minor flood level (7.20 m) Wednesday afternoon.
Lower Lachlan River downstream of Euabalong to Booligal Weir:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Lower Lachlan River at Booligal Weir.
The Lachlan River at Booligal Weir may reach around 2.90 metres over the weekend with minor 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 12:00 pm EST on Thursday 11 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Boorowa River at Prossers Crossing,1.51,Falling,09:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Lachlan River at Cowra,6.08,Steady,10:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Lachlan River at Nanami,7.38,Rising,10:30 AM WED 10/08/22
Lachlan River at Forbes Iron Bridge,8.06,Rising,10:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Lachlan River at Cottons Weir,4.10,Rising,09:30 AM WED 10/08/22
Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream,7.16,Rising,09:45 AM WED 10/08/22
Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge,3.88,Rising,10:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Lachlan River at Hillston Weir,2.38,Steady,10:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Lachlan River at Booligal Weir,2.82,Steady,10:00 AM WED 10/08/22
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.
Lee Creek (32.5351°S, 150.1192°E, 361m AMSL) Lee Creek,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Lee Creek 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Areas of frost and patchy fog this morning. Slight chance of a shower about the Blue Mountains, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 16.
Forecast for Lee Creek (32.5351°S, 150.1192°E, 361m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum -1° 3° 6° 6° 2° 3° 1° Maximum 16° 17° 14° 16° 14° 13° 14° Chance of rain 5% 90% 90% 80% 70% 40% 30% Likely amount < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Severe Moderate Nil Nil Moderate Moderate High 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 15
Wind direction ESE ENE ENE N N NNE NW WNW W W W WNW W W Relative humidity 70% 47% 85% 56% 99% 83% 98% 61% 98% 67% 95% 64% 94% 63% Dew point 5°C 5°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 6°C 6°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Lee Creek (32.5351°S, 150.1192°E, 361m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:19am EST 6:44am EST 5:30pm EST 5:56pm EST 3:11pm EST 5:11am 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 16 1 Thursday Thursday 17 2 Friday Friday 14 3 Saturday Saturday 16 4 Sunday Sunday 14 5 Monday Monday 13 6 Tuesday Tuesday 14 7 Tuesday Tuesday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 0 1 Thursday Thursday 5 2 Friday Friday 20 3 Saturday Saturday 10 4 Sunday Sunday 5 5 Monday Monday 0 6 Tuesday Tuesday 0 7 Tuesday Tuesday 0