Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Namoi River
Issued at 09:41 AM EST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 16
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WEE WAA (GLENCOE), BUGILBONE AND GOANGRA
Moderate rainfall during last week has caused renewed river level rises along the Namoi River and its tributaries, with a minor flood peak expected along the Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe) Thursday.
The main flood peak along the Namoi River from the previous rainfall event is downstream of Bugilbone where minor flooding continues. Renewed rises are expected at Bugilbone with another minor flood peak possible by the end of this week.
Minor flooding is occurring at Goangra where an extended flood peak is likely.
Minor flooding is occurring at Wee Waa (Glencoe), Bugilbone and Goangra.
The Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe) is currently at 6.17 metres and near its peak.
The Namoi River at Bugilbone peaked at 5.23 metres Tuesday 16 August and is currently at 5.12 metres and falling slowly with minor flooding.
Renewed rises are expected along the Namoi River at Bugilbone. The river may peak near 5.30 metres during Sunday with minor flooding.
The Namoi River at Goangra may reach around 6.00 metres early next week with minor 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/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 10:00 am EST on Friday 19 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Goonoon Goonoo Creek at Goonoo Goonoo,0.78,Falling,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Peel River at Piallamore,1.62,Falling,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Cockburn River at Mulla Crossing,0.85,Falling,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Peel River at Carrol Gap,1.61,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Namoi River at Manilla,1.68,Falling,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Mooki River at Breeza Station,1.78,Falling,09:15 AM THU 18/08/22
Namoi River at Gunnedah,2.57,Falling,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Coxs Creek at Boggabri,2.02,Falling,09:15 AM THU 18/08/22
Namoi River at Boggabri,4.40,Falling,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Narrabri Creek at Narrabri,3.17,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe),6.18,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Namoi River at Bugilbone,5.12,Falling,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Namoi River at Goangra,5.50,Rising,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
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
Ashford 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Patches of frost on the slopes early this morning. Slight chance of a shower on the S slopes this afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 18 and 23.
Forecast for Ashford (29.3212°S, 151.0961°E, 413m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 4° 2° 3° 3° 6° 4° 2° Maximum 18° 16° 18° 18° 17° 14° 16° Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 30% 70% 50% 5% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Slight Moderate Moderate Slight Nil Slight Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 8
Wind direction NNE W SW WSW S SW ENE NNW N WNW SSW SW SSW WSW Relative humidity 64% 48% 67% 43% 66% 42% 70% 46% 83% 54% 71% 48% 62% 44% Dew point 6°C 7°C 4°C 3°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 8°C 4°C 3°C 3°C 4°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Ashford (29.3212°S, 151.0961°E, 413m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:00am EST 6:25am EST 5:33pm EST 5:57pm EST 10:47am EST Last quarter Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 18 1 Saturday Saturday 16 2 Sunday Sunday 18 3 Monday Monday 18 4 Tuesday Tuesday 17 5 Wednesday Wednesday 14 6 Thursday Thursday 16 7 Thursday Thursday 16
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 0 1 Saturday Saturday 0 2 Sunday Sunday 0 3 Monday Monday 0 4 Tuesday Tuesday 5 5 Wednesday Wednesday 0 6 Thursday Thursday 0 7 Thursday Thursday 0