Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Flood Warning For The Moore And Hill Rivers
Issued at 11:45 AM WST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 3
FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN THE MOORE AND HILL RIVER CATCHMENTS
Rainfall earlier in the week has resulted in significant river level rises and areas of flooding in the Moore and Hill River catchments.
Showers and thunderstorms have now eased and no significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.
Areas of flooding may adversely affect road conditions and some roads may become impassable.
Flooding is easing in the Hill River.
River level rises were recorded in the Moore River during Tuesday and into Wednesday. River levels are starting to ease at Long Pool Bridge. Flood waters will continue to move downstream and affect Quinns Ford for the next few days. River levels at Moora Caravan Park are currently steady and not expected to reach 3.00 metres (minor flooding). Flooding is expected to continue along the Moore River overnight Thursday into Friday.
Flood Safety Advice:
DFES advises people and communities to be aware that flooding is possible and be prepared to relocate equipment and livestock. Watch water levels. Travellers need to be aware that road conditions may be adversely affected and travel plans may need to be reconsidered. Do not drive into water of unknown depth and velocity.}
Community information is available from DFES at www.dfes.wa.gov.au
Current river levels are available from Department of Water and Environmental Regulation at www.water.wa.gov.au
The next warning will be issued by 12:00 pm WST on Friday 19 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Moore River North at Moora Caravan Park,2.07,Steady,11:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Moore River at Quinns Ford,3.89,Steady,09:55 AM THU 18/08/22
Moore River at Waterville Road,1.54,Steady,11:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Gingin Brook at Gingin,0.65,Steady,11:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Gingin Brook at Bookine Bookine,1.12,Steady,11:00 AM THU 18/08/22
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.
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7 day forecast
Balkuling 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. The chance of morning frost in the N. Patchy morning fog. Slight chance of a shower in the far SW, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching around 16.
Forecast for Balkuling (31.9762°S, 117.1129°E, 261m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 6° 5° 4° 5° 4° 5° 6° Maximum 15° 16° 17° 13° 13° 15° 17° Chance of rain 20% 5% 5% 5% 10% 5% 30% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Slight Slight Slight Slight Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 4
Wind direction NW WSW NE N SSE SSW SSE ESE E E ENE ENE ENE NNE Relative humidity 88% 70% 90% 65% 90% 61% 74% 54% 72% 55% 67% 52% 65% 50% Dew point 8°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 7°C 9°C 3°C 4°C 2°C 4°C 2°C 5°C 3°C 7°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Balkuling (31.9762°S, 117.1129°E, 261m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:20am WST 6:45am WST 5:47pm WST 6:12pm WST 12:22am WST 11:02am WST 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 15 1 Saturday Saturday 16 2 Sunday Sunday 17 3 Monday Monday 13 4 Tuesday Tuesday 13 5 Wednesday Wednesday 15 6 Thursday Thursday 17 7 Thursday Thursday 17
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 0 1 Saturday Saturday 0 2 Sunday Sunday 0 3 Monday Monday 0 4 Tuesday Tuesday 0 5 Wednesday Wednesday 0 6 Thursday Thursday 0 7 Thursday Thursday 0