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.
Mitchell (33.4327°S, 149.5644°E, 694m AMSL) Mitchell,NSW set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Mitchell 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. High chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Winds NW 20 to 30 km/h turning W/SW in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 17.
Forecast for Mitchell (33.4327°S, 149.5644°E, 694m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 5° 0° 1° -2° 3° 0° -2° Maximum 13° 13° 15° 15° 14° 11° 13° Chance of rain 90% 30% 10% 60% 70% 10% 20% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Slight High High Severe Moderate High Severe 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 14
Wind direction NW WSW W W ENE WNW NNW NW WNW SW SSW WSW SW SW Relative humidity 100% 76% 85% 70% 89% 53% 89% 56% 91% 78% 87% 52% 90% 54% Dew point 9°C 7°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 7°C 7°C 3°C 0°C 3°C 3°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Mitchell (33.4327°S, 149.5644°E, 694m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:11am EST 6:36am EST 5:35pm EST 6:00pm EST 12:08am EST 10:45am 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 13 1 Saturday Saturday 13 2 Sunday Sunday 15 3 Monday Monday 15 4 Tuesday Tuesday 14 5 Wednesday Wednesday 11 6 Thursday Thursday 13 7 Thursday Thursday 13
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 5 1 Saturday Saturday 0 2 Sunday Sunday 0 3 Monday Monday 0 4 Tuesday Tuesday 5 5 Wednesday Wednesday 0 6 Thursday Thursday 0 7 Thursday Thursday 0