Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Initial Flood Warning For The Moore And Hill Rivers
Issued at 12:08 PM WST on Wednesday 17 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 1
FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN THE MOORE AND HILL RIVER CATCHMENTS
Rainfall overnight Monday into Tuesday has resulted in significant river level rises and areas of flooding in the Moore and Hill River catchments.
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms is expected over the catchment area during Wednesday easing later in the day.
Areas of flooding may adversely affect road conditions and some roads may become impassable.
Significant river level rises were recorded in the Hill River overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday. Flooding is expected to continue along the Hill River at Hill River Springs and Ardross during Wednesday.
River level rises were recorded in the Moore River during Tuesday and into Wednesday. River levels are steady, but remain high at Long Pool Bridge while river levels continue to rise downstream at Quinns Ford. River levels at Moora Caravan Park are slowly rising but are not expected to reach 3.00 metres (minor flooding). Flooding is expected to continue along the Moore River during Wednesday.
Flood Safety Advice:
DFES advises people and communities to be aware that flooding is possible and be prepared to relocate equipment and livestock. Watch water levels. Travellers need to be aware that road conditions may be adversely affected and travel plans may need to be reconsidered. Do not drive into water of unknown depth and velocity.}
Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au
Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental Regulation at www.water.wa.gov.au
The next warning will be issued by 09:00 am WST on Thursday 18 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Moore River North at Nardy Road,Not Available,Not Available,Not Available
Dungaroo Creek at Round Hill,Not Available,Not Available,Not Available
Moore River North at Moora Caravan Park,2.15,Steady,11:00 AM WED 17/08/22
Moore River at Quinns Ford,4.14,Steady,10:55 AM WED 17/08/22
Moore River at Waterville Road,0.84,Steady,11:00 AM WED 17/08/22
Gingin Brook at Gingin,0.65,Steady,11:00 AM WED 17/08/22
Gingin Brook at Bookine Bookine,0.87,Steady,10:00 AM WED 17/08/22
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.
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7 day forecast
Garden Island 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, becoming less likely in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Gusty winds and possible small hail in the morning and afternoon. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning S/SW in the afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 17.
Forecast for Garden Island (32.2258°S, 115.6864°E, 18m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 12° 7° 12° 10° 9° 9° 7° Maximum 14° 15° 16° 18° 18° 15° 15° Chance of rain 70% 10% 20% 5% 10% 5% 5% Likely amount 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - 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 24
Wind direction W W ENE WNW ENE WSW ENE WNW SE SW SE SE ESE E Relative humidity 71% 79% 78% 60% 81% 69% 79% 58% 81% 65% 69% 48% 67% 48% Dew point 8°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 10°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 5°C 4°C 3°C 4°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Garden Island (32.2258°S, 115.6864°E, 18m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:27am WST 6:52am WST 5:50pm WST 6:15pm WST 11:27pm WST 10:03am WST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 14 1 Thursday Thursday 15 2 Friday Friday 16 3 Saturday Saturday 18 4 Sunday Sunday 18 5 Monday Monday 15 6 Tuesday Tuesday 15 7 Tuesday Tuesday 15
Rain for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 10 1 Thursday Thursday 0 2 Friday Friday 0 3 Saturday Saturday 0 4 Sunday Sunday 0 5 Monday Monday 0 6 Tuesday Tuesday 0 7 Tuesday Tuesday 0