Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor To Moderate Flood Warning For The Macquarie River
Issued at 12:19 PM EST on Wednesday 10 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 20
MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING AT WARREN
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WELLINGTON
Moderate flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River at Warren, where river levels peaked Monday morning.
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. Moderate 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 peaked near 9.20 metres around 11:30 am Monday morning and is currently 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 Thursday 11 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Molong Creek at Downstream Borenore Creek,0.61,Steady,11:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Bell River at Neurea,1.14,Falling,11:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Bell River at Wellington,1.95,Falling,11:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge,5.67,Steady,11:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Dubbo,3.58,Rising,11:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Baroona,5.43,Rising,11:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir,8.65,Rising,11:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Warren Weir,4.73,Steady,11:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Warren Town,877.00,Falling,09:00 AM WED 10/08/22
Macquarie River at Carinda,3.23,Steady,11:00 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
Rathluba Ridge 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 Rathluba Ridge (32.7858°S, 151.583°E, 21m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 6° 4° 8° 9° 7° 6° 6° Maximum 19° 20° 18° 19° 19° 19° 19° Chance of rain 40% 40% 70% 40% 50% 5% 30% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 9
Wind direction WSW SSE N N NNW NNE NW NW WNW WNW NW WNW WNW WNW Relative humidity 76% 57% 84% 51% 86% 75% 97% 62% 80% 51% 75% 46% 73% 46% Dew point 9°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 13°C 12°C 11°C 9°C 8°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Rathluba Ridge (32.7858°S, 151.583°E, 21m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:11am EST 6:37am EST 5:22pm EST 5:47pm EST 3:02pm 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 19 1 Thursday Thursday 20 2 Friday Friday 18 3 Saturday Saturday 19 4 Sunday Sunday 19 5 Monday Monday 19 6 Tuesday Tuesday 19 7 Tuesday Tuesday 19
Rain for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 0 1 Thursday Thursday 0 2 Friday Friday 5 3 Saturday Saturday 5 4 Sunday Sunday 0 5 Monday Monday 0 6 Tuesday Tuesday 0 7 Tuesday Tuesday 0