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
Mount Observation 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. The chance of frost in the N early this morning. The chance of fog early this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.
Forecast for Mount Observation (31.9016°S, 116.5723°E, 354m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 6° 6° 5° 6° 4° 5° 7° Maximum 16° 17° 18° 13° 14° 16° 19° Chance of rain 20% 10% 5% 30% 5% 5% 30% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Nil Slight Nil Slight Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 4
Wind direction NNW WSW ENE NNE SSE SSW SE ESE E E ENE ENE ENE NE Relative humidity 88% 69% 90% 65% 88% 61% 74% 54% 72% 54% 66% 53% 65% 50% Dew point 9°C 11°C 8°C 10°C 7°C 10°C 4°C 4°C 2°C 4°C 3°C 6°C 3°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Mount Observation (31.9016°S, 116.5723°E, 354m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:21am WST 6:46am WST 5:48pm WST 6:13pm WST 12:22am WST 11:03am 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 16 1 Saturday Saturday 17 2 Sunday Sunday 18 3 Monday Monday 13 4 Tuesday Tuesday 14 5 Wednesday Wednesday 16 6 Thursday Thursday 19 7 Thursday Thursday 19
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