Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Castlereagh River
Issued at 11:51 AM EST on Sunday 14 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 5
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT MENDOORAN
Minor flooding is occurring along the Castlereagh River at Mendooran, where river levels peaked Saturday evening.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Castlereagh River at Mendooran
The Castlereagh River at Mendooran peaked at 4.67 metres around 06:30 pm Saturday 13 August and is currently at 3.49 metres and falling, with minor flooding.
The Castlereagh River at Mendooran is likely to fall below the minor flood level (3.30 metres) during Monday.
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 04:00 pm EST on Sunday 14 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Castlereagh River at Mendooran,3.49,Falling,11:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
Castlereagh River at Lucas Bridge,4.62,Falling,11:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
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
Braefield 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Medium chance of showers on the S slopes, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm on the S slopes during the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 18.
Forecast for Braefield (31.5591°S, 150.6963°E, 386m AMSL) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Summary Minimum 4° 4° 4° 2° 2° 7° 2° Maximum 15° 15° 16° 19° 19° 18° 17° Chance of rain 70% 50% 80% 5% 30% 30% 40% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Slight Slight Slight Moderate Moderate Nil Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 15
Wind direction NNW NW N NW NNW WSW SSW SSW NE NNW N NW WNW W Relative humidity 88% 69% 88% 62% 85% 71% 82% 57% 79% 57% 70% 58% 71% 53% Dew point 6°C 9°C 7°C 8°C 7°C 10°C 7°C 11°C 7°C 11°C 8°C 9°C 5°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Braefield (31.5591°S, 150.6963°E, 386m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:10am EST 6:35am EST 5:30pm EST 5:55pm EST 7:54pm EST 8:08am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Sunday Sunday 15 1 Monday Monday 15 2 Tuesday Tuesday 16 3 Wednesday Wednesday 19 4 Thursday Thursday 19 5 Friday Friday 18 6 Saturday Saturday 17 7 Saturday Saturday 17
Rain for next 7 days
0 Sunday Sunday 5 1 Monday Monday 5 2 Tuesday Tuesday 5 3 Wednesday Wednesday 0 4 Thursday Thursday 0 5 Friday Friday 0 6 Saturday Saturday 0 7 Saturday Saturday 0