Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor To Major Flood Warning For The Macquarie River
Issued at 09:51 AM EST on Wednesday 10 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 19
MAJOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WARREN
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WELLINGTON
Moderate rainfall late last week has caused minor to major flooding along the Macquarie River. The main flood has passed Warren, where major flooding continues.
In response to upstream dam releases, at Wellington Bridge, river levels are expected to remain steady above the minor flood level over the next few days.
Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River at Wellington. Major flooding is occurring at Warren.
The Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge is expected to remain around 5.70 metres during Wednesday, with minor flooding.
The Macquarie River at Warren town gauge peaked near 9.20 metres around 11:30 am Monday morning and is currently falling, with major 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 Thursday 11 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Molong Creek at Downstream Borenore Creek,0.61,Steady,09:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Bell River at Neurea,1.14,Steady,09:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Bell River at Wellington,1.96,Steady,09:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge,5.68,Steady,09:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Dubbo,3.57,Rising,09:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Baroona,5.40,Steady,09:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir,8.65,Rising,09:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Warren Weir,4.74,Falling,09:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Carinda,3.23,Steady,09:00 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.
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7 day forecast
Little Wobby 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 18.
Forecast for Little Wobby (33.5481°S, 151.2529°E, 81m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 11° 10° 13° 12° 9° 10° 10° Maximum 17° 18° 18° 18° 18° 18° 18° Chance of rain 50% 5% 80% 90% 50% 30% 30% Likely amount 0-1mm < 1mm 2-5mm 3-6mm 0-1mm 0-0.2mm 0-0.2mm UV index - - - - - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 15
Wind direction SW S NNW NE N NNE NNW N NW W WNW WNW W SW Relative humidity 77% 61% 77% 60% 73% 72% 84% 69% 72% 53% 65% 48% 66% 54% Dew point 9°C 10°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 13°C 11°C 12°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 9°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Little Wobby (33.5481°S, 151.2529°E, 81m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:12am EST 6:38am EST 5:22pm EST 5:48pm EST 3:01pm EST 5:07am 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 17 1 Thursday Thursday 18 2 Friday Friday 18 3 Saturday Saturday 18 4 Sunday Sunday 18 5 Monday Monday 18 6 Tuesday Tuesday 18 7 Tuesday Tuesday 18
Rain for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 1 1 Thursday Thursday 0 2 Friday Friday 5 3 Saturday Saturday 6 4 Sunday Sunday 1 5 Monday Monday 0 6 Tuesday Tuesday 0 7 Tuesday Tuesday 0