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.
Merton Vale (35.9333°S, 146.1916°E, 133m AMSL) Merton Vale,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Merton Vale 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. High chance of showers in the E, medium chance elsewhere. Showers clearing from the W in the afternoon. Winds SW 15 to 25 km/h tending W 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 14 and 17.
Forecast for Merton Vale (35.9333°S, 146.1916°E, 133m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 7° 4° -1° 2° 4° -1° 2° Maximum 14° 14° 14° 16° 12° 13° 15° Chance of rain 90% 60% 10% 90% 5% 40% 20% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Slight Severe Moderate Slight Severe Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 20
Wind direction WSW WSW NNW SW E NNW NE N SW SW W W W SW Relative humidity 87% 56% 92% 80% 87% 58% 77% 66% 78% 53% 82% 67% 89% 71% Dew point 7°C 6°C 8°C 10°C 3°C 6°C 4°C 10°C 4°C 4°C 2°C 7°C 7°C 9°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Merton Vale (35.9333°S, 146.1916°E, 133m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:26am EST 6:53am EST 5:44pm EST 6:11pm EST 12:27am EST 10:53am EST Last quarter Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 14 1 Saturday Saturday 14 2 Sunday Sunday 14 3 Monday Monday 16 4 Tuesday Tuesday 12 5 Wednesday Wednesday 13 6 Thursday Thursday 15 7 Thursday Thursday 15
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 5 1 Saturday Saturday 5 2 Sunday Sunday 0 3 Monday Monday 10 4 Tuesday Tuesday 0 5 Wednesday Wednesday 0 6 Thursday Thursday 0 7 Thursday Thursday 0