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 South West Catchments
Issued at 11:40 AM EST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 2
FLOODING POSSIBLE IN THE NEW SOUTH WALES SOUTH WEST CATCHMENTS FROM FRIDAY
FLOOD WARNINGS CURRENT FOR SEVERAL NEW SOUTH WALES INLAND CATCHMENTS
A cold front is expected to bring showers and rain to South West New South Wales from Thursday evening into Friday. This rainfall may cause minor and possibly moderate flooding along rivers in the South West catchments from Friday, many of which are experiencing ongoing flooding due to previous rainfall in recent weeks.
Catchments are currently wet or saturated from rainfall in recent weeks.
The weather system may 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:
Lachlan River to Cotton's Weir
Murrumbidgee River to Wagga Wagga
Upper Murray and Mitta Mitta Rivers
Flood Warnings are current for the following catchments: Namoi, Macquarie, Bogan, Lachlan, Murrumbidgee, Murray, Culgoa, Paroo, Darling, and Macintyre.
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 19 August 2022.
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7 day forecast
Book Book 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the E, high chance elsewhere. Winds W/NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 17.
Forecast for Book Book (35.3566°S, 147.557°E, 249m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 8° 2° 2° 1° 7° 1° 2° Maximum 15° 12° 14° 15° 11° 13° 14° Chance of rain 60% 80% 5% 60% 30% 30% 70% Likely amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - Frost risk Nil Moderate Moderate High Nil High Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 20
Wind direction WSW WSW NNW W ENE WNW NE NNW WSW SW WSW W WNW WSW Relative humidity 91% 54% 85% 81% 94% 59% 82% 58% 88% 53% 78% 60% 92% 66% Dew point 9°C 5°C 5°C 8°C 6°C 6°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 1°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 7°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Book Book (35.3566°S, 147.557°E, 249m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:21am EST 6:47am EST 5:41pm EST 6:07pm EST 12:21am EST 10:50am 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 15 1 Saturday Saturday 12 2 Sunday Sunday 14 3 Monday Monday 15 4 Tuesday Tuesday 11 5 Wednesday Wednesday 13 6 Thursday Thursday 14 7 Thursday Thursday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 0 1 Saturday Saturday 5 2 Sunday Sunday 0 3 Monday Monday 5 4 Tuesday Tuesday 0 5 Wednesday Wednesday 0 6 Thursday Thursday 0 7 Thursday Thursday 0