Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Western Australia
Flood Warning For The Moore River
Issued at 11:13 AM WST on Friday 19 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 4
FLOODING IS OCCURRING IN THE MOORE RIVER CATCHMENT
Rainfall earlier in the week has resulted in significant river level rises and areas of flooding in the Moore River catchment.
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 has now eased at this location.
River levels are beginning to ease at Long Pool Bridge after second peak occurred overnight Thursday into Friday. 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). Flood waters are Waterville Road appear to be at a peak just below moderate flood levels. Flooding is expected to continue along the Moore River into the weekend.
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 Saturday 20 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Moore River North at Moora Caravan Park,1.68,Steady,11:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Moore River at Quinns Ford,3.24,Steady,10:55 AM FRI 19/08/22
Moore River at Waterville Road,2.65,Steady,11:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Gingin Brook at Gingin,0.56,Steady,11:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
Gingin Brook at Bookine Bookine,1.13,Steady,11:00 AM 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/wa/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/wa/forecasts.
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7 day forecast
Merkanooka 7 day forecast
Today: Sunny. The chance of morning fog in the S. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h tending NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.
Forecast for Merkanooka (29.1979°S, 115.8687°E, 323m AMSL) Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Summary Minimum 5° 6° 7° 6° 7° 7° 7° Maximum 22° 23° 19° 19° 21° 24° 24° Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 20% 30% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index High High High High - - - Frost risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 13
Wind direction ENE ENE E SSW ESE ESE E ENE ENE ENE NE N NE NW Relative humidity 92% 47% 82% 50% 93% 58% 74% 50% 62% 39% 59% 35% 73% 39% Dew point 10°C 10°C 11°C 12°C 10°C 10°C 7°C 8°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 9°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Merkanooka (29.1979°S, 115.8687°E, 323m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter 6:20am WST 6:44am WST 5:55pm WST 6:19pm WST 1:18am WST 11:50am WST Waning crescent New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10 Last quarter Sep 18
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Saturday Saturday 22 1 Sunday Sunday 23 2 Monday Monday 19 3 Tuesday Tuesday 19 4 Wednesday Wednesday 21 5 Thursday Thursday 24 6 Friday Friday 24 7 Friday Friday 24
Rain for next 7 days
0 Saturday Saturday 0 1 Sunday Sunday 0 2 Monday Monday 0 3 Tuesday Tuesday 0 4 Wednesday Wednesday 0 5 Thursday Thursday 0 6 Friday Friday 0 7 Friday Friday 0