Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Darling River
Issued at 02:23 PM EST on Friday 19 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 56
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT MENINDEE, POONCARIE AND BURTUNDY
The main flood peak along the Darling River is currently passing Menindee, where minor flooding is occurring.
The river level at Menindee is likely to remain steady above the minor flood level through to the end of August as WaterNSW plans to maintain current release levels. Subject to inflow conditions, the current release level may be extended further. The release plan follows consultation with the SES and local communities.
Downstream of Menindee, minor flooding is occurring at Pooncarie and Burtundy, where river levels are steady.
Darling River downstream of Wilcannia to Burtundy:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Darling River at Menindee, Pooncarie, and Burtundy.
The Darling River at Menindee town gauge is likely to remain near 9.00 metres through to the end of August, with minor flooding.
The Darling River at Pooncarie is likely to remain near 6.90 metres through to mid September, with minor flooding.
The Darling River at Burtundy is likely to remain near 6.70 metres through to late September, 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/outerwest.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 Monday 22 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Barwon River at Mungindi,4.28,Rising,02:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Barwon River at Mogil Mogil,3.92,Rising,02:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Barwon River at Collarenebri,2.43,Rising,01:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Barwon River at Walgett,7.06,Rising,02:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Barwon River at Brewarrina,3.86,Rising,01:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Darling River at Bourke,8.17,Rising,01:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Darling River at Louth,7.60,Rising,01:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Darling River at Tilpa,7.87,Rising,01:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Darling River at Wilcannia,7.79,Falling,02:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Darling River at Menindee Town,8.98,Steady,02:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Darling River at Menindee Weir 32,6.51,Steady,02:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Darling River at Pooncarie,6.91,Steady,02:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
Darling River at Burtundy,6.70,Steady,02:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
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
Mulguthrie 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. The chance of fog on the slopes in the early morning. Patches of morning frost. High chance of showers in the S, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming W 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 2 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 19.
Forecast for Mulguthrie (33.1979°S, 147.4402°E, 215m AMSL) Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Summary Minimum 3° 4° 3° 6° 0° 2° 4° Maximum 16° 16° 20° 12° 14° 16° 19° Chance of rain 20% 20% 80% 60% 5% 20% 5% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - Frost risk Moderate Slight Slight Nil High Moderate Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 13
Wind direction WNW W SE WNW N NW SW SW SW SW SW SSW SE ESE Relative humidity 75% 69% 94% 59% 74% 51% 89% 60% 80% 56% 83% 65% 88% 56% Dew point 6°C 10°C 8°C 8°C 7°C 9°C 7°C 4°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 9°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Mulguthrie (33.1979°S, 147.4402°E, 215m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:19am EST 6:44am EST 5:45pm EST 6:11pm EST 1:17am EST 11:32am EST Waning crescent Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Saturday Saturday 16 1 Sunday Sunday 16 2 Monday Monday 20 3 Tuesday Tuesday 12 4 Wednesday Wednesday 14 5 Thursday Thursday 16 6 Friday Friday 19 7 Friday Friday 19
Rain for next 7 days
0 Saturday Saturday 0 1 Sunday Sunday 0 2 Monday Monday 5 3 Tuesday Tuesday 0 4 Wednesday Wednesday 0 5 Thursday Thursday 0 6 Friday Friday 0 7 Friday Friday 0