Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Gwydir River
Issued at 10:45 AM EST on Monday 08 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 4
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT GRAVESEND, PALLAMALLAWA, AND YARRAMAN
The main flood peak along the Gwydir River has now arrived at Pallamallawa, where minor flooding is occurring and river levels are steady. Downstream at Yarraman, minor flooding is occurring. The main flood peak is likely to arrive at Yarraman around Monday evening, just below the moderate flood level (6.50 metres).
Upstream at Gravesend, minor flooding is easing.
Gwydir River downstream of Copeton Dam:
Minor flooding is occurring at Gravesend, Pallamallawa, and Yarraman Bridge.
The Gwydir River at Gravesend Road Bridge peaked at 7.58 metres around 10:00 pm Sunday night and is currently at 6.61 metres and falling, with minor flooding.
The Gwydir River at Pallamallawa is steady near a peak of 6.70 metres, with minor flooding.
The Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge is likely to peak near 6.20 metres Monday evening, 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/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 Tuesday 09 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Gwydir River at Gravesend Road Bridge,6.61,Falling,10:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Gwydir River at Pallamallawa,6.66,Steady,10:15 AM MON 08/08/22
Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge,5.94,Rising,10:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Mehi River at Moree,2.01,Rising,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
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
Elsmore 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 Elsmore (29.8033°S, 151.2709°E, 634m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 0° 0° 1° 2° 5° 8° 5° Maximum 16° 17° 18° 18° 18° 15° 16° Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 20% 90% 90% 40% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 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 11
Wind direction SSW SW S SSW SE W ENE NNE ENE N N NW WNW W Relative humidity 86% 47% 73% 40% 72% 39% 73% 47% 80% 62% 100% 83% 82% 53% Dew point 6°C 4°C 4°C 3°C 4°C 3°C 5°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 8°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Elsmore (29.8033°S, 151.2709°E, 634m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:11am EST 6:36am EST 5:27pm EST 5:52pm EST 1:04pm EST 2:42am 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 16 1 Tuesday Tuesday 17 2 Wednesday Wednesday 18 3 Thursday Thursday 18 4 Friday Friday 18 5 Saturday Saturday 15 6 Sunday Sunday 16 7 Sunday Sunday 16
Rain for next 7 days
0 Monday Monday 0 1 Tuesday Tuesday 0 2 Wednesday Wednesday 0 3 Thursday Thursday 0 4 Friday Friday 10 5 Saturday Saturday 10 6 Sunday Sunday 0 7 Sunday Sunday 0