Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Flood Warning For The Moore And Hill Rivers
Issued at 03:37 PM WST on Wednesday 17 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 2
FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN THE MOORE AND HILL RIVER CATCHMENTS
Rainfall overnight Monday into Tuesday has resulted in significant river level rises and areas of flooding in the Moore and Hill River catchments.
Showers and thunderstorms over the catchment area are expected to ease into Thursday.
Areas of flooding may adversely affect road conditions and some roads may become impassable.
Significant river level rises were recorded in the Hill River overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday. Flooding along the Hill River is expected to ease overnight Wednesday.
River level rises were recorded in the Moore River during Tuesday and into Wednesday. River levels remain high at Long Pool Bridge and continue to rise downstream at Quinns Ford. River levels at Moora Caravan Park are slowly rising but are not expected to reach 3.00 metres (minor flooding). Flooding is expected to continue along the Moore River overnight Wednesday and into Thursday.
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 Thursday 18 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Moore River North at Moora Caravan Park,2.22,Steady,03:00 PM WED 17/08/22
Moore River at Quinns Ford,4.22,Rising,02:55 PM WED 17/08/22
Moore River at Waterville Road,0.86,Steady,03:00 PM WED 17/08/22
Gingin Brook at Gingin,0.65,Steady,03:00 PM WED 17/08/22
Gingin Brook at Bookine Bookine,0.91,Steady,02:00 PM WED 17/08/22
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
Erikin 7 day forecast
Today: Patchy fog and the chance of frost in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds SW 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to around 3 with daytime temperatures reaching around 15.
Forecast for Erikin (31.9358°S, 117.8905°E, 241m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 2° 4° 5° 4° 5° 3° 4° Maximum 15° 17° 18° 20° 15° 16° 18° Chance of rain 5% 10% 5% 10% 30% 5% 30% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Moderate Slight Slight Slight Slight Moderate Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 4
Wind direction WSW WSW WNW SW ENE NNE SSE WSW SSE SSE E ESE E ENE Relative humidity 85% 55% 84% 68% 83% 62% 82% 59% 74% 54% 71% 51% 67% 46% Dew point 5°C 6°C 8°C 11°C 7°C 11°C 7°C 12°C 5°C 6°C 3°C 6°C 3°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Erikin (31.9358°S, 117.8905°E, 241m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:18am WST 6:43am WST 5:44pm WST 6:09pm WST 10:26am WST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 15 1 Friday Friday 17 2 Saturday Saturday 18 3 Sunday Sunday 20 4 Monday Monday 15 5 Tuesday Tuesday 16 6 Wednesday Wednesday 18 7 Wednesday Wednesday 18
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 0 1 Friday Friday 0 2 Saturday Saturday 0 3 Sunday Sunday 0 4 Monday Monday 0 5 Tuesday Tuesday 0 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0