Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor To Moderate Flood Warning For The Gwydir River
Issued at 03:03 PM EST on Sunday 07 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 3
MODERATE FLOODING POSSIBLE AT YARRAMAN MONDAY MORNING
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT GRAVESEND AND LIKELY AT PALLAMALLAWA SUNDAY AFTERNOON
Moderate rainfall late last week has caused river level rises across the Gwydir catchment. The main flood peak is now approaching Gravesend, which is expected to peak Sunday afternoon. A minor flood peak is expected at Pallamallawa on Monday. Minor flooding is expected at Yarraman on Sunday afternoon, with a moderate flood peak possible on Monday.
Gwydir River downstream of Copeton Dam:
Moderate flooding is possible at Yarraman. Minor flooding is occurring at Gravesend and is likely at Pallamallawa.
The Gwydir River at Gravesend Road Bridge may peak near 8.00 metres Sunday night, with minor flooding.
The Gwydir River at Pallamallawa is likely to exceed the minor flood level (6.00 metres) around Sunday night. The river may peak near 7.00 metres Monday morning, with minor flooding.
The Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge is expected to exceed the minor flood level (4.00 metres) around 03:30 pm Sunday afternoon. The river may reach the moderate flood level (6.50 metres) Monday morning.
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 11:00 am EST on Monday 08 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Gwydir River at Bundarra,2.84,Steady,02:45 PM SUN 07/08/22
Halls Creek at Bingara,0.48,Steady,02:00 PM SUN 07/08/22
Horton River at Rider,1.29,Steady,02:00 PM SUN 07/08/22
Gwydir River at Gravesend Road Bridge,7.28,Rising,02:00 PM SUN 07/08/22
Gwydir River at Pallamallawa,4.73,Rising,02:45 PM SUN 07/08/22
Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge,3.96,Rising,02:00 PM SUN 07/08/22
Mehi River at Moree,1.27,Steady,02:00 PM SUN 07/08/22
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
Bottle Creek 7 day forecast
Today: Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost. Patchy morning fog on and W of the ranges. Winds W/SW 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SW early in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 19.
Forecast for Bottle Creek (28.7888°S, 152.6481°E, 188m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 0° -1° 1° 2° 5° 7° 4° Maximum 15° 15° 15° 16° 15° 15° 14° Chance of rain 10% 10% 5% 10% 80% 90% 50% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk High High High Moderate Slight Nil Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 4
Wind direction WSW SE SSW SSE S SSE SSE ESE W ENE NNW NNW WNW W Relative humidity 58% 42% 67% 45% 66% 48% 73% 55% 82% 68% 90% 76% 68% 44% Dew point 1°C 2°C 3°C 3°C 3°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 6°C 2°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Bottle Creek (28.7888°S, 152.6481°E, 188m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:04am EST 6:29am EST 5:23pm EST 5:48pm EST 1:01pm EST 2:33am 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 15 1 Tuesday Tuesday 15 2 Wednesday Wednesday 15 3 Thursday Thursday 16 4 Friday Friday 15 5 Saturday Saturday 15 6 Sunday Sunday 14 7 Sunday Sunday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Monday Monday 0 1 Tuesday Tuesday 0 2 Wednesday Wednesday 0 3 Thursday Thursday 0 4 Friday Friday 5 5 Saturday Saturday 10 6 Sunday Sunday 0 7 Sunday Sunday 0