Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor To Moderate Flood Warning For The Macquarie River
Issued at 08:55 PM EST on Saturday 13 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 26
MODERATE FLOODING OCCURRING AT WARREN
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT NARROMINE AND LIKELY AT WELLINGTON.
Minor flooding is likely along the Macquarie River at Wellington overnight Saturday into Sunday.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River at Narromine due to flood waters moving down Talbragar River combining with water from dam releases moving through the Macquarie River. The flood peak from the Talbragar River is likely at Narromine early Sunday morning.
Moderate flooding continues along the Macquarie River at Warren. Renewed river level rises are possible in the new week.
Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam:
Moderate flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River at Warren. Minor flooding occurring at Narromine and likely at Wellington.
The Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge is likely to exceed the minor flood level (4.00 metres) overnight Saturday into Sunday. The river level may reach around 4.40 metres Sunday morning, with minor flooding.
The Macquarie River at Narromine may peak near 6.50 metres early Sunday morning, with minor flooding.
The Macquarie River at Warren Town is likely to remain around 8.80 metres during Sunday, with moderate flooding. Further rises are possible in the new week.
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 11:00 am EST on Sunday 14 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Molong Creek at Downstream Borenore Creek,0.66,Steady,08:00 PM SAT 13/08/22
Bell River at Neurea,1.58,Falling,08:00 PM SAT 13/08/22
Bell River at Wellington,2.63,Falling,08:00 PM SAT 13/08/22
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge,3.51,Falling,08:00 PM SAT 13/08/22
Macquarie River at Dubbo,2.46,Falling,08:00 PM SAT 13/08/22
Macquarie River at Baroona,6.42,Steady,08:00 PM SAT 13/08/22
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir,8.42,Rising,08:00 PM SAT 13/08/22
Macquarie River at Warren Town,8.80,Steady,01:00 PM SAT 13/08/22
Macquarie River at Carinda,3.27,Steady,08:00 PM SAT 13/08/22
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
Butterwick 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm about the Upper Hunter in the late morning and afternoon. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.
Forecast for Butterwick (32.6583°S, 151.639°E, 18m AMSL) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Summary Minimum 7° 7° 7° 5° 6° 9° 7° Maximum 17° 18° 19° 20° 22° 22° 19° Chance of rain 10% 10% 30% 5% 20% 5% 20% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index - - - - - - - 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 22
Wind direction WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW W W SW NW NW NW WNW WNW WNW Relative humidity 68% 55% 67% 50% 70% 54% 72% 56% 69% 53% 65% 47% 60% 45% Dew point 6°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 7°C 9°C 8°C 11°C 8°C 12°C 10°C 10°C 4°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Butterwick (32.6583°S, 151.639°E, 18m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:07am EST 6:33am EST 5:25pm EST 5:50pm EST 7:50pm EST 8:05am 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 17 1 Monday Monday 18 2 Tuesday Tuesday 19 3 Wednesday Wednesday 20 4 Thursday Thursday 22 5 Friday Friday 22 6 Saturday Saturday 19 7 Saturday Saturday 19
Rain for next 7 days
0 Sunday Sunday 0 1 Monday Monday 0 2 Tuesday Tuesday 0 3 Wednesday Wednesday 0 4 Thursday Thursday 0 5 Friday Friday 0 6 Saturday Saturday 0 7 Saturday Saturday 0