Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Namoi River
Issued at 09:42 AM EST on Tuesday 16 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 14
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT BUGILBONE AND EXPECTED AT WEE WAA (GLENCOE) AND GOANGRA
Moderate rainfall from last week has caused renewed river level rises along the Namoi River and its tributaries, which is expected to cause renewed minor flooding along the Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe) from Tuesday afternoon.
The main flood peak along the Namoi River from the previous rainfall event is at Bugilbone where the river level is peaking with minor flooding.
Minor flooding is expected at Goangra from Wednesday, as upstream floodwaters approach Goangra an extended flood peak is likely.
Minor flooding is occurring at Bugilbone where the river level is peaking. Renewed minor flooding is expected at Wee Waa (Glencoe) and Goangra.
The Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe) is expected to exceed the minor flood level (5.30 m) Tuesday afternoon. The river level is likely to reach around 6.20 metres Wednesday afternoon with minor flooding.
The Namoi River at Bugilbone is likely to peak near 5.30 metres Tuesday afternoon with minor flooding.
The Namoi River at Goangra may reach the minor flood level (5.50 m) during Wednesday. The river level may reach around 6.00 metres during early next week.
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 10:00 am EST on Wednesday 17 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Goonoon Goonoo Creek at Goonoo Goonoo,0.89,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Peel River at Piallamore,2.02,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Cockburn River at Mulla Crossing,0.51,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Peel River at Carrol Gap,1.97,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Namoi River at Manilla,1.97,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Mooki River at Breeza Station,2.79,Steady,08:45 AM TUE 16/08/22
Namoi River at Gunnedah,4.41,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Coxs Creek at Boggabri,3.65,Steady,08:45 AM TUE 16/08/22
Namoi River at Boggabri,6.62,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Narrabri Creek at Narrabri,3.87,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Namoi River at Wee Waa (Glencoe),5.21,Rising,08:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Namoi River at Bugilbone,5.22,Steady,08:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Namoi River at Goangra,5.29,Rising,07:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
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
Main Creek 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. The chance of fog about the Upper Hunter early this morning. Slight chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. Snow possible above 1400 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 19.
Forecast for Main Creek (32.3415°S, 151.8225°E, 115m AMSL) Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Summary Minimum 7° 5° 7° 9° 6° 6° 6° Maximum 18° 20° 22° 22° 19° 19° 21° Chance of rain 40% 5% 5% 30% 20% 5% 10% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 15
Wind direction WNW W W SW NW WNW WNW WNW WNW W W SW WNW NW Relative humidity 67% 61% 71% 58% 68% 48% 62% 52% 65% 51% 67% 54% 61% 48% Dew point 7°C 10°C 7°C 11°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 11°C 5°C 8°C 6°C 9°C 8°C 10°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Main Creek (32.3415°S, 151.8225°E, 115m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:05am EST 6:31am EST 5:27pm EST 5:52pm EST 9:58pm EST 9:07am 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 Tuesday Tuesday 18 1 Wednesday Wednesday 20 2 Thursday Thursday 22 3 Friday Friday 22 4 Saturday Saturday 19 5 Sunday Sunday 19 6 Monday Monday 21 7 Monday Monday 21
Rain for next 7 days
0 Tuesday Tuesday 0 1 Wednesday Wednesday 0 2 Thursday Thursday 0 3 Friday Friday 0 4 Saturday Saturday 0 5 Sunday Sunday 0 6 Monday Monday 0 7 Monday Monday 0