Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor To Major Flood Warning For The Macquarie River
Issued at 09:25 AM EST on Monday 08 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 15
MAJOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WARREN
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WELLINGTON
Moderate rainfall late last week has caused minor to major flooding along the Macquarie River. The main flood peak has passed Gin Gin Weir and is now approaching Warren, where major flooding is occurring.
In response to upstream dam releases, at Wellington Bridge, the Macquarie River is expected to remain steady above minor flood levels from Monday morning. River levels downstream at Dubbo are expected to remain below minor flood levels.
Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam:
Major flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River at Warren.
The Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge is expected to remain near 5.00 metres through to Tuesday morning, with minor flooding.
Based on recent manual river level observations, the Macquarie River at Warren is near 9.15 metres and rising slowly.
The Macquarie River at Warren town gauge is likely to peak near 9.25 metres around Monday afternoon, with major flooding.
Macquarie River at Narromine:
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 04:00 pm EST on Monday 08 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge,5.03,Rising,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Macquarie River at Dubbo,2.71,Steady,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir,8.73,Steady,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Macquarie River at Warren Weir,5.05,Steady,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Macquarie River at Warren Town,9.15,Steady,07:30 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
Emu Plains 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. High chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium chance elsewhere. Winds S/SW 15 to 25 km/h, fresh at times along the coast, becoming light in the late evening.
Forecast for Emu Plains (33.7541°S, 150.6533°E, 41m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 6° 6° 6° 6° 8° 8° 6° Maximum 19° 17° 18° 19° 18° 21° 21° Chance of rain 50% 60% 20% 50% 70% 80% 40% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - 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 13
Wind direction SW S SW SSW SW SE NNE NE N NNE N NW WNW WNW Relative humidity 64% 46% 78% 58% 82% 51% 90% 51% 93% 66% 100% 57% 78% 43% Dew point 7°C 6°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 7°C 10°C 8°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 11°C 10°C 7°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Emu Plains (33.7541°S, 150.6533°E, 41m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:18am EST 6:44am EST 5:22pm EST 5:48pm EST 12:54pm EST 2:54am 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 19 1 Tuesday Tuesday 17 2 Wednesday Wednesday 18 3 Thursday Thursday 19 4 Friday Friday 18 5 Saturday Saturday 21 6 Sunday Sunday 21 7 Sunday Sunday 21
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 5 6 Sunday Sunday 0 7 Sunday Sunday 0