Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Namoi River
Issued at 10:07 AM EST on Monday 08 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 5
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT WEE WAA ON TUESDAY
The Namoi River at Boggabri is now nearing a peak, where river levels are steady below the minor flood level. As floodwaters extend further downstream, minor flooding is possible at Wee Waa on Tuesday.
River levels are expected to remain below the minor flood level at Narrabri.
Peak predictions at Wee Waa and downstream will be provided once upstream peaks are observed.
Minor flooding is possible along the Namoi River at Wee Waa. Flooding is no longer expected at Boggabri.
The Namoi River at Boggabri is steady near a peak of 6.75 metres, below the minor flood level (7.00 metres).
The Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe) may reach the minor flood level (5.30 metres) during Tuesday.
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/northwest.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 03:30 pm EST on Monday 08 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Namoi River at Gunnedah,5.93,Falling,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Coxs Creek at Boggabri,3.16,Falling,09:45 AM MON 08/08/22
Namoi River at Boggabri,6.70,Steady,08:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Narrabri Creek at Narrabri,3.74,Rising,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe),4.45,Rising,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
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
Rothbury 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog about the Upper Hunter. Very high chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium chance elsewhere. Patches of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 17.
Forecast for Rothbury (32.738°S, 151.3317°E, 62m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 5° 4° 5° 4° 7° 8° 6° Maximum 18° 16° 17° 18° 18° 18° 19° Chance of rain 40% 60% 40% 30% 80% 90% 50% Likely amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Slight Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 13
Wind direction WSW SSW SW SSW SW SSE N NNE NNW N N NNW NW WNW Relative humidity 74% 47% 85% 58% 90% 49% 90% 43% 91% 57% 98% 57% 83% 37% Dew point 8°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 10°C 6°C 9°C 5°C 11°C 9°C 13°C 9°C 10°C 3°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Rothbury (32.738°S, 151.3317°E, 62m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:14am EST 6:40am EST 5:21pm EST 5:47pm EST 12:54pm EST 2:49am 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 Monday Monday 18 1 Tuesday Tuesday 16 2 Wednesday Wednesday 17 3 Thursday Thursday 18 4 Friday Friday 18 5 Saturday Saturday 18 6 Sunday Sunday 19 7 Sunday Sunday 19
Rain for next 7 days
0 Monday Monday 0 1 Tuesday Tuesday 5 2 Wednesday Wednesday 0 3 Thursday Thursday 0 4 Friday Friday 5 5 Saturday Saturday 5 6 Sunday Sunday 0 7 Sunday Sunday 0