Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Murray River
Issued at 02:39 PM EST on Wednesday 10 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 7
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT COROWA
Spills from the Hume Dam combined with floodwaters from the Kiewa River have caused minor flooding along the Murray River at Corowa. The main flood peak is now at Albury, where river levels are steady below the minor flood level (4.30 metres).
Downstream at Corowa, minor flooding is occurring, with a peak likely arriving around Friday morning.
Predictions for locations downstream of Corowa will be provided once upstream flood peaks are observed.
Murray River downstream of Hume Dam to Tocumwal:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Murray River at Corowa.
The Murray River at Corowa may peak near 5.30 metres around Friday morning, 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/southwest.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 03:00 pm EST on Thursday 11 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Murray River at Albury,3.95,Steady,02:15 PM WED 10/08/22
Murray River at Corowa,4.77,Rising,02:15 PM WED 10/08/22
Murray River at Yarrowonga Downstream,3.95,Rising,02:00 PM WED 10/08/22
Murray River at Tocumwal,4.02,Rising,02:00 PM WED 10/08/22
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
Matong 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. Winds NE 15 to 20 km/h turning N 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.
Forecast for Matong (34.7678°S, 146.9193°E, 171m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 8° 8° 6° 5° 5° 4° 3° Maximum 14° 18° 15° 14° 14° 15° 17° Chance of rain 60% 50% 60% 70% 90% 50% 90% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight Slight Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 20
Wind direction NNE NNE NNE N NE WNW WNW W W W W WSW WNW W Relative humidity 82% 78% 95% 54% 96% 70% 100% 69% 98% 67% 92% 62% 93% 60% Dew point 8°C 9°C 12°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 7°C 7°C 8°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Matong (34.7678°S, 146.9193°E, 171m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:33am EST 6:59am EST 5:39pm EST 6:06pm EST 4:32pm EST 6:27am 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 Thursday Thursday 14 1 Friday Friday 18 2 Saturday Saturday 15 3 Sunday Sunday 14 4 Monday Monday 14 5 Tuesday Tuesday 15 6 Wednesday Wednesday 17 7 Wednesday Wednesday 17
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 5 1 Friday Friday 5 2 Saturday Saturday 5 3 Sunday Sunday 0 4 Monday Monday 0 5 Tuesday Tuesday 0 6 Wednesday Wednesday 5 7 Wednesday Wednesday 5