Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Bogan River
Issued at 02:19 PM EST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 41
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT MUDALL and MULGAWARRINA
RENEWED MINOR FLOODING LIKELY AT GONGOLGON FROM THIS WEEKEND
Rainfall across the Bogan catchment last week has caused renewed river rises and prolonged flooding.
The main flood peak along the Bogan River is currently passing Neurie Plains.
River levels at Nyngan are expected to remain below the moderate flood level (3.50 metres).
These floodwaters have caused renewed minor flooding at Mulgawarrina (estimated) and is likely to cause renewed minor flooding at Gongolgon from this weekend.
Peak predictions will be provided as upstream peaks are observed.
Bogan River to Nyngan:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Bogan River at Mudall.
The Bogan River at Mudall peaked near 3.00 metres Tuesday morning (estimated) with moderate flooding, and is currently around 2.87 metres (estimated) and falling, with minor flooding.
The Bogan River at Mudall may remain above the minor flood level (2.70 m) until early next week.
Lower Bogan River:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Lower Bogan River at Mulgawarrina (estimated). Renewed minor flooding is likely at Gongolgon.
The Bogan River at Mulgawarrina may reach around 4.60 metres around Tuesday next week, with minor flooding. Further rises are possible.
The Bogan River at Gongolgon fell below the minor flood level (0.80 metres) early Monday morning 15 August.
The Bogan River at Gongolgon is likely to exceed the minor flood level (0.80 m) over the weekend. The river level may reach around 0.90 metres midweek 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/centralwest.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 02:00 pm EST on Friday 19 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Bogan River at Peak Hill,0.69,Steady,02:00 PM THU 18/08/22
Bogan River at Dandaloo,2.65,Falling,02:00 PM THU 18/08/22
Bogan River at Neurie Plains,1.70,Falling,02:00 PM THU 18/08/22
Bogan River at Nyngan,3.21,Rising,02:00 PM THU 18/08/22
Bogan River at Monkey Bridge,3.88,Rising,02:00 PM THU 18/08/22
Bogan River at Gongolgon,0.71,Steady,02:00 PM 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
Box Ridge 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the S, medium chance elsewhere. Winds NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming SW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 19.
Forecast for Box Ridge (31.25°S, 148.7833°E, 308m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 8° 4° 5° 4° 7° 3° 3° Maximum 15° 14° 16° 16° 13° 13° 14° Chance of rain 40% 10% 5% 40% 50% 20% 5% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index - - - - - - - Frost risk Nil Slight Slight Slight Nil Slight Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 8
Wind direction N WSW WSW WSW S WSW NE NNW NNW WSW SSW SW SSW SW Relative humidity 73% 62% 67% 48% 73% 45% 67% 44% 69% 67% 66% 51% 58% 48% Dew point 6°C 7°C 4°C 4°C 7°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 7°C 6°C 2°C 2°C 2°C 3°C
Sunrise and sunset times
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Rain for next 7 days
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