Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
Flood Watch For The New South Wales North And Central West Inland Rivers
Issued at 01:11 PM EST on Friday 12 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 3
FLOODING POSSIBLE IN THE NEW SOUTH WALES NORTH AND CENTRAL WEST INLAND RIVERS FROM SATURDAY
A cold front associated with a low pressure system is bringing showers or rain areas to parts of western New South Wales for the remainder of Friday into the weekend. This rainfall may cause minor flooding along the North and Central West inland NSW rivers. Renewed rises and major flooding is also possible along the Macquarie River which experienced flooding due the rainfall last week and has a flood warning current.
Catchments are wet following recent rainfall
The weather system is expected to cause renewed flooding for the following catchments listed from Saturday. 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
Macquarie River d/s Burrendong Dam
Orange, Molong and Bell River
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 Saturday 13 August 2022.
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7 day forecast
Napoleon Reef 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h turning N 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 15.
Forecast for Napoleon Reef (33.4235°S, 149.7508°E, 827m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 5° 5° 3° 2° 3° 2° 1° Maximum 13° 14° 11° 11° 11° 13° 14° Chance of rain 90% 60% 80% 60% 50% 50% 70% Likely amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Slight Slight Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate High 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 11
Wind direction N N NW NW WNW WNW W WNW W W SW W NW WNW Relative humidity 100% 93% 100% 60% 100% 73% 96% 70% 98% 67% 93% 54% 93% 65% Dew point 8°C 9°C 8°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 4°C 5°C 3°C 6°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Napoleon Reef (33.4235°S, 149.7508°E, 827m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:18am EST 6:44am EST 5:30pm EST 5:56pm EST 5:37pm EST 6:58am EST Full moon Full moon Aug 12 Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 13 1 Saturday Saturday 14 2 Sunday Sunday 11 3 Monday Monday 11 4 Tuesday Tuesday 11 5 Wednesday Wednesday 13 6 Thursday Thursday 14 7 Thursday Thursday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 10 1 Saturday Saturday 5 2 Sunday Sunday 5 3 Monday Monday 0 4 Tuesday Tuesday 0 5 Wednesday Wednesday 5 6 Thursday Thursday 5 7 Thursday Thursday 5