Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Initial Minor Flood Warning For The Gwydir River
Issued at 06:43 AM EST on Sunday 14 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 1
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT YARRAMAN FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
Moderate rainfall from Friday into Saturday has caused river level rises across the Gwydir River catchment. The main peak along the Gwydir River is approaching Pallamallawa, where river levels are expected to remain below the minor flood level.
As these floodwaters extend downstream, minor flooding is possible along the Gwydir River at Yarraman from Sunday afternoon.
Gwydir River downstream of Copeton Dam:
Minor flooding may occur along the Gwydir River at Yarraman
The Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge is likely to exceed the minor flood level (4.00 metres) around Sunday afternoon. The river level may reach near 4.20 metres around Sunday evening, 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/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 05:00 pm EST on Sunday 14 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Gwydir River at Bundarra,3.28,Steady,06:15 AM SUN 14/08/22
Halls Creek at Bingara,0.54,Steady,06:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
Horton River at Rider,1.73,Falling,06:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
Gwydir River at Gravesend Road Bridge,5.35,Falling,06:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
Gwydir River at Pallamallawa,4.07,Rising,06:15 AM SUN 14/08/22
Gwydir River at Yarraman Bridge,2.55,Steady,06:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
Mehi River at Moree,3.13,Steady,06:00 AM SUN 14/08/22
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
Mount Russell 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. The chance of morning fog. Medium chance of showers on the S slopes, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Snow possible above 1200 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm on the S slopes during the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 13 and 18.
Forecast for Mount Russell (29.678°S, 150.9301°E, 662m AMSL) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Summary Minimum 3° 2° 2° 2° 2° 4° 2° Maximum 14° 14° 15° 18° 19° 18° 16° Chance of rain 5% 10% 90% 5% 5% 5% 5% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Slight Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 8
Wind direction NW W WNW W NNW WSW SSW SW ESE WNW N WNW SSW WSW Relative humidity 83% 50% 78% 53% 74% 60% 80% 49% 72% 45% 73% 46% 70% 43% Dew point 7°C 3°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 3°C 3°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Mount Russell (29.678°S, 150.9301°E, 662m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:06am EST 6:31am EST 5:30pm EST 5:55pm EST 7:54pm EST 8:04am 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 Sunday Sunday 14 1 Monday Monday 14 2 Tuesday Tuesday 15 3 Wednesday Wednesday 18 4 Thursday Thursday 19 5 Friday Friday 18 6 Saturday Saturday 16 7 Saturday Saturday 16
Rain for next 7 days
0 Sunday Sunday 0 1 Monday Monday 0 2 Tuesday Tuesday 0 3 Wednesday Wednesday 0 4 Thursday Thursday 0 5 Friday Friday 0 6 Saturday Saturday 0 7 Saturday Saturday 0