Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Lachlan River
Issued at 08:48 AM EST on Wednesday 25 May 2022
Flood Watch Number: 8
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT BOOLIGAL FROM FRIDAY
Recent rainfall across the lower Lachlan River catchment, combined with earlier flood peaks, has the potential to cause minor flooding at Booligal from Friday 27 May.
Lower Lachlan River downstream of Euabalong to Booligal Weir:
Minor flooding is possible along Lachlan River at Booligal.
The Lachlan River at Booligal may reach the minor flood level (2.40 metres) during Friday 27 May.
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/centralwest.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 11:00 am EST on Friday 27 May 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Boorowa River at Prossers Crossing,0.83,Falling,07:30 AM WED 25/05/22
Lachlan River at Cowra,2.15,Steady,08:00 AM WED 25/05/22
Lachlan River at Nanami,2.03,Steady,08:00 AM WED 25/05/22
Lachlan River at Forbes Iron Bridge,3.55,Steady,08:00 AM WED 25/05/22
Lachlan River at Cottons Weir,1.02,Steady,08:00 AM WED 25/05/22
Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream,3.44,Falling,07:45 AM WED 25/05/22
Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge,2.79,Falling,08:00 AM WED 25/05/22
Lachlan River at Hillston Weir,1.50,Falling,08:00 AM WED 25/05/22
Lachlan River at Booligal Weir,2.33,Rising,08:00 AM WED 25/05/22
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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Seven day forecast
Argoon 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Light winds becoming N 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 20.
Forecast for Argoon (34.8583°S, 145.6741°E, 118m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 11° 11° 8° 6° 8° 7° 4° Maximum 19° 18° 17° 16° 12° 13° 13° Chance of rain 60% 80% 30% 90% 90% 90% 20% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index - - - - - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 12
Wind direction NE N N W W WSW N NW NNE NW WNW W W WSW Relative humidity 88% 75% 99% 80% 96% 67% 92% 63% 92% 79% 90% 66% 89% 61% Dew point 12°C 14°C 13°C 13°C 10°C 10°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 7°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 4°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Argoon (34.8583°S, 145.6741°E, 118m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter 6:42am EST 7:09am EST 5:14pm EST 5:41pm EST 2:47am EST 2:55pm EST Waning crescent New moon May 30 First quarter Jun 08 Full moon Jun 14 Last quarter Jun 21
Temperature for next 5 days
0 Thursday Thursday 19 1 Friday Friday 18 2 Saturday Saturday 17 3 Sunday Sunday 16 4 Monday Monday 12 5 Tuesday Tuesday 13 6 Wednesday Wednesday 13 7 Wednesday Wednesday 13
Rain for next 5 days
0 Thursday Thursday 5 1 Friday Friday 5 2 Saturday Saturday 0 3 Sunday Sunday 5 4 Monday Monday 20 5 Tuesday Tuesday 5 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0