Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
Flood Watch For The New South Wales Inland Rivers
Issued at 01:28 PM EST on Thursday 11 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 2
FLOODING POSSIBLE IN THE NEW SOUTH WALES INLAND RIVERS FROM FRIDAY MORNING
A cold front associated with a low pressure system is expected to bring showers and rain to western New South Wales from late Thursday, extending to eastern parts of the state during Friday. This rainfall may cause widespread minor to moderate and possibly major flooding along inland NSW rivers, many of which experienced flooding due the rainfall last week.
Catchments are wet following recent rainfall
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 Friday 12 August 2022.
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7 day forecast
Big Hill 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 14.
Forecast for Big Hill (34.5629°S, 149.9871°E, 691m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 9° 6° 5° 6° 6° 5° 6° Maximum 12° 12° 9° 9° 9° 12° 12° Chance of rain 90% 70% 40% 20% 40% 40% 40% Likely amount 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index 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 17
Wind direction NNW N WNW WNW W W W WNW W W WSW WSW WNW WNW Relative humidity 88% 81% 91% 68% 88% 75% 89% 79% 87% 79% 79% 69% 76% 70% Dew point 8°C 8°C 7°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Big Hill (34.5629°S, 149.9871°E, 691m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:18am EST 6:44am EST 5:28pm EST 5:54pm EST 5:34pm EST 7:00am EST Full moon Full moon Aug 12 Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 12 1 Saturday Saturday 12 2 Sunday Sunday 9 3 Monday Monday 9 4 Tuesday Tuesday 9 5 Wednesday Wednesday 12 6 Thursday Thursday 12 7 Thursday Thursday 12
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 10 1 Saturday Saturday 5 2 Sunday Sunday 0 3 Monday Monday 0 4 Tuesday Tuesday 0 5 Wednesday Wednesday 0 6 Thursday Thursday 0 7 Thursday Thursday 0