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.
Rock Forest (33.3542°S, 149.3965°E, 731m AMSL) Rock Forest,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Rock Forest 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. The chance of fog and frost on and E of the ranges in the morning. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h turning N/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.
Forecast for Rock Forest (33.3542°S, 149.3965°E, 731m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 1° 6° 5° 2° 3° 2° 2° Maximum 15° 13° 14° 10° 10° 10° 13° Chance of rain 90% 90% 70% 80% 80% 80% 60% Likely amount 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk High Nil Slight Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 5
Wind direction NNE NNW N N NW NW WNW W W W WSW WSW WSW WSW Relative humidity 88% 68% 100% 85% 100% 62% 100% 73% 99% 71% 99% 72% 94% 58% Dew point 6°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 4°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Rock Forest (33.3542°S, 149.3965°E, 731m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:19am EST 6:45am EST 5:29pm EST 5:55pm EST 4:22pm EST 6:10am 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 Thursday Thursday 15 1 Friday Friday 13 2 Saturday Saturday 14 3 Sunday Sunday 10 4 Monday Monday 10 5 Tuesday Tuesday 10 6 Wednesday Wednesday 13 7 Wednesday Wednesday 13
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 10 1 Friday Friday 20 2 Saturday Saturday 5 3 Sunday Sunday 5 4 Monday Monday 5 5 Tuesday Tuesday 0 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0