Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
Flood Watch For The New South Wales South West Catchments
Issued at 11:40 AM EST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 2
FLOODING POSSIBLE IN THE NEW SOUTH WALES SOUTH WEST CATCHMENTS FROM FRIDAY
FLOOD WARNINGS CURRENT FOR SEVERAL NEW SOUTH WALES INLAND CATCHMENTS
A cold front is expected to bring showers and rain to South West New South Wales from Thursday evening into Friday. This rainfall may cause minor and possibly moderate flooding along rivers in the South West catchments from Friday, many of which are experiencing ongoing flooding due to previous rainfall in recent weeks.
Catchments are currently wet or saturated from rainfall in recent weeks.
The weather system may cause renewed flooding for the following catchments listed from Friday. Flood Classes (minor, moderate, major) are only defined for catchments where the Bureau provides a flood warning service.
Catchments likely to be affected include:
Lachlan River to Cotton's Weir
Murrumbidgee River to Wagga Wagga
Upper Murray and Mitta Mitta Rivers
Flood Warnings are current for the following catchments: Namoi, Macquarie, Bogan, Lachlan, Murrumbidgee, Murray, Culgoa, Paroo, Darling, and Macintyre.
For the latest flood and weather warnings see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/
For the latest rainfall and weather forecasts see www.bom.gov.au/australia/meteye/
For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood
Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500
For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately
This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to move to higher ground should flooding develop.
Flood Warnings will be issued if Minor Flood Level is expected to be exceeded at key sites along the main rivers for which the Bureau of Meteorology provides a flood warning service.
Severe Weather Warnings will be issued or updated if very heavy rain is forecast or observed.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml}
The next Flood Watch will be issued by 02:00 pm EST on Friday 19 August 2022.
Gidginbung (34.3337°S, 147.5263°E, 279m AMSL) Gidginbung,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Gidginbung 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. The chance of frost on the N slopes early this morning. The chance of fog early this morning. Medium chance of showers on the S plains later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 17 and 21.
Forecast for Gidginbung (34.3337°S, 147.5263°E, 279m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 4° 7° 0° 2° 0° 4° 0° Maximum 17° 14° 12° 14° 15° 10° 11° Chance of rain 90% 80% 70% 5% 60% 80% 40% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Slight Nil High Moderate High Slight High 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 15
Wind direction NNE N SW WSW NNW W S W NNE NNW WNW WSW SW WSW Relative humidity 84% 63% 90% 59% 79% 73% 91% 59% 80% 56% 80% 73% 79% 63% Dew point 7°C 10°C 7°C 6°C 3°C 8°C 5°C 7°C 3°C 6°C 4°C 5°C 2°C 4°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Gidginbung (34.3337°S, 147.5263°E, 279m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:20am EST 6:45am EST 5:41pm EST 6:06pm EST 10:20am 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 Thursday Thursday 17 1 Friday Friday 14 2 Saturday Saturday 12 3 Sunday Sunday 14 4 Monday Monday 15 5 Tuesday Tuesday 10 6 Wednesday Wednesday 11 7 Wednesday Wednesday 11
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 5 1 Friday Friday 0 2 Saturday Saturday 5 3 Sunday Sunday 0 4 Monday Monday 5 5 Tuesday Tuesday 5 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0