Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Lachlan River
Issued at 04:42 PM EST on Tuesday 09 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 61
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT NANAMI FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT COTTONS WEIR BOOLIGAL AND EXPECTED AT JEMALONG
Minor flooding is possible at Nanami from Wednesday morning.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Lachlan River at Cottons Weir, where river levels peaked on Monday afternoon.
The main flood peak is approaching Jemalong Weir, where minor flooding is expected from Tuesday evening. Minor flooding is occurring at Booligal where the river level is expected to remain elevated over the weekend.
Lachlan River downstream of Wyangala Dam to Jemalong Weir:
Minor flooding is possible at Nanami. Minor flooding is occurring at Cottons Weir and is expected at Jemalong.
The Lachlan River at Nanami may reach around 8.00 metres Wednesday morning with minor flooding.
The Lachlan River at Cottons Weir peaked at 4.39 metres around 06:00 pm Monday and is currently at 4.21 metres and falling with minor flooding.
The Lachlan River at Cottons Weir is likely to remain around the minor flood level (3.50 m) overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.
The Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream is expected to peak around the minor flood level (7.20 m) overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.
Lower Lachlan River downstream of Euabalong to Booligal Weir:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Lower Lachlan River at Booligal Weir.
The Lachlan River at Booligal Weir may reach around 2.90 metres over the weekend 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 11:00 am EST on Wednesday 10 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Boorowa River at Prossers Crossing,1.64,Steady,04:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Lachlan River at Cowra,6.03,Steady,03:30 PM TUE 09/08/22
Lachlan River at Nanami,6.60,Rising,04:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Lachlan River at Forbes Iron Bridge,8.02,Steady,04:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Lachlan River at Cottons Weir,4.15,Steady,03:30 PM TUE 09/08/22
Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream,7.12,Steady,03:45 PM TUE 09/08/22
Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge,3.67,Steady,04:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Lachlan River at Hillston Weir,2.38,Steady,04:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Lachlan River at Booligal Weir,2.82,Steady,04:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
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
Erigolia 7 day forecast
Today: Becoming cloudy. Areas of frost and the chance of fog this morning. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 15 and 18.
Forecast for Erigolia (33.8562°S, 146.3535°E, 192m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum -1° 7° 7° 5° 4° 4° 3° Maximum 17° 16° 18° 17° 15° 15° 17° Chance of rain 40% 70% 40% 70% 60% 70% 30% Likely amount < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Severe Nil Nil Slight Slight Slight Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 13
Wind direction ENE NE NE NNE NNE N N WNW WNW W WNW WNW WNW W Relative humidity 87% 50% 80% 73% 94% 51% 92% 65% 98% 60% 100% 66% 97% 60% Dew point 4°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 7°C 9°C 10°C 8°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 9°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Erigolia (33.8562°S, 146.3535°E, 192m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:35am EST 7:01am EST 5:41pm EST 6:08pm EST 3:21pm EST 5:31am 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 Wednesday Wednesday 17 1 Thursday Thursday 16 2 Friday Friday 18 3 Saturday Saturday 17 4 Sunday Sunday 15 5 Monday Monday 15 6 Tuesday Tuesday 17 7 Tuesday Tuesday 17
Rain for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 0 1 Thursday Thursday 10 2 Friday Friday 5 3 Saturday Saturday 5 4 Sunday Sunday 0 5 Monday Monday 5 6 Tuesday Tuesday 0 7 Tuesday Tuesday 0