Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor To Major Flood Warning For The Macquarie River
Issued at 05:34 PM EST on Tuesday 09 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 18
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 has passed Warren, where major flooding continues.
In response to upstream dam releases, at Wellington Bridge, river levels are expected to remain steady above the minor flood level over the next few days.
Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River at Wellington. Major flooding is occurring at Warren.
The Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge is expected to reach around 5.90 metres Wednesday morning, with minor flooding.
The Macquarie River at Warren town gauge peaked near 9.20 metres around 11:30 am Monday morning and is currently falling, with major 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 10:30 am EST on Wednesday 10 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Molong Creek at Downstream Borenore Creek,0.63,Steady,05:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Bell River at Neurea,1.19,Falling,05:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Bell River at Wellington,2.04,Falling,05:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge,5.68,Rising,05:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Macquarie River at Dubbo,3.31,Steady,04:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Macquarie River at Baroona,5.17,Steady,05:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir,8.65,Steady,04:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Macquarie River at Warren Weir,4.82,Falling,04:00 PM TUE 09/08/22
Macquarie River at Carinda,3.24,Steady,05:00 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
Gilgandra 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Areas of morning frost. The chance of morning fog in the S. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 16 and 19.
Forecast for Gilgandra (31.7117°S, 148.6631°E, 276m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 1° 6° 9° 8° 4° 3° 3° Maximum 18° 17° 15° 17° 16° 15° 16° Chance of rain 5% 90% 90% 60% 60% 70% 30% Likely amount < 1mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - Frost risk High Nil Nil Nil Slight Moderate Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 16
Wind direction ESE ENE NE N NNE NNE N NW WNW W W W WSW WSW Relative humidity 85% 47% 79% 58% 97% 83% 97% 61% 96% 62% 94% 62% 91% 58% Dew point 6°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 9°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Gilgandra (31.7117°S, 148.6631°E, 276m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:23am EST 6:48am EST 5:35pm EST 6:00pm EST 3:17pm EST 5:14am 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 18 1 Thursday Thursday 17 2 Friday Friday 15 3 Saturday Saturday 17 4 Sunday Sunday 16 5 Monday Monday 15 6 Tuesday Tuesday 16 7 Tuesday Tuesday 16
Rain for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 0 1 Thursday Thursday 10 2 Friday Friday 20 3 Saturday Saturday 5 4 Sunday Sunday 0 5 Monday Monday 0 6 Tuesday Tuesday 0 7 Tuesday Tuesday 0