Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Lachlan River
Issued at 05:11 AM EST on Monday 04 July 2022
Flood Watch Number: 28
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT COTTONS WEIR MONDAY EVENING
Moderate rainfall recorded across the Lachlan catchment has caused river level rises along the Lachlan River and its tributaries. Minor flooding is possible along the Lachlan River at Cottons Weir Monday evening.
Minor flooding continues along the Lachlan River at Booligal, where river levels are rising slowly.
Lachlan River downstream of Wyangala Dam to Jemalong Weir:
Minor flooding may occur along the Lachlan River at Cottons Weir.
The Lachlan River at Cottons Weir may reach the minor flood level (3.50 metres) Monday evening. Further rises are possible.
Lower Lachlan River downstream of Euabalong to Booligal Weir:
Minor flooding continues along the Lachlan River at Booligal.
Renewed river rises are likely at Booligal Weir, where river levels may reach 2.70 metres around mid July, with minor flooding.
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 Monday 04 July 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Boorowa River at Prossers Crossing,2.00,Falling,04:30 AM MON 04/07/22
Lachlan River at Cowra,3.29,Falling,04:30 AM MON 04/07/22
Lachlan River at Nanami,4.64,Rising,04:30 AM MON 04/07/22
Lachlan River at Forbes Iron Bridge,5.68,Rising,04:00 AM MON 04/07/22
Lachlan River at Cottons Weir,1.83,Rising,04:30 AM MON 04/07/22
Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream,4.34,Steady,03:45 AM MON 04/07/22
Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge,3.24,Steady,04:00 AM MON 04/07/22
Lachlan River at Hillston Weir,2.04,Falling,04:00 AM MON 04/07/22
Lachlan River at Booligal Weir,2.53,Rising,04:00 AM MON 04/07/22
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
Balranald 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the far E, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds S 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.
Forecast for Balranald (34.638°S, 143.5611°E, 77m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 2° 3° 0° 3° 4° 3° 3° Maximum 15° 15° 15° 14° 15° 14° 15° Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 10% 10% 5% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Low Low Low Low Low - - Frost risk Moderate Slight High Moderate Slight Slight Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 15
Wind direction S S SSE SSE ESE SE SW SW SW SSW S S SSE SSE Relative humidity 87% 56% 88% 53% 83% 56% 87% 56% 90% 59% 87% 60% 84% 52% Dew point 3°C 6°C 4°C 5°C 2°C 7°C 4°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 4°C 7°C 5°C 5°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Balranald (34.638°S, 143.5611°E, 77m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 7:06am EST 7:33am EST 5:27pm EST 5:55pm EST 10:57am EST 10:05pm EST Waxing crescent First quarter Jul 07 Full moon Jul 14 Last quarter Jul 21 New moon Jul 29
Temperature for next 5 days
0 Monday Monday 15 1 Tuesday Tuesday 15 2 Wednesday Wednesday 15 3 Thursday Thursday 14 4 Friday Friday 15 5 Saturday Saturday 14 6 Sunday Sunday 15 7 Sunday Sunday 15
Rain for next 5 days
0 Monday Monday 0 1 Tuesday Tuesday 0 2 Wednesday Wednesday 0 3 Thursday Thursday 0 4 Friday Friday 0 5 Saturday Saturday 0 6 Sunday Sunday 0 7 Sunday Sunday 0