Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Lachlan River
Issued at 12:53 PM EDT on Wednesday 20 October 2021
Flood Watch Number: 23
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT BOOLIGAL. MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED AT EUABALONG LATE WEDNESDAY
Recent rainfall has caused significant river level rises along the Lachlan River and its tributaries. The main flood peak along the Lachlan River has passed Condobolin and is approaching Euabalong.
Minor flooding is expected along the Lachlan River at Euabalong late Wednesday.
Minor flooding is likely along the Lachlan River at Hillston by the end of October.
Minor flooding continues along the Lachlan River at Booligal.
Lower Lachlan River downstream of Jemalong Weir to Euabalong:
Minor flooding is expected along the Lachlan River at Euabalong.
The Lachlan River at Euabalong is expected to peak near the minor flood level (6.40 metres) late Wednesday.
Lower Lachlan River downstream of Euabalong to Booligal Weir:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Lower Lachlan River at Booligal. Minor flooding is likely along the Lachlan River at Hillston.
The Lachlan River at Hillston Weir is likely to reach the minor flood level (2.40 metres) by the end of October.
The Lachlan River at Booligal Weir is likely to reach around 2.70 metres in mid-November, with minor flooding.
Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge:
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 01:00 pm EDT on Thursday 21 October 2021.
Latest River Heights:
Boorowa River at Prossers Crossing,1.23,Steady,11:30 AM WED 20/10/21
Lachlan River at Cowra,2.98,Steady,12:00 PM WED 20/10/21
Lachlan River at Nanami,3.35,Steady,12:30 PM WED 20/10/21
Lachlan River at Forbes Iron Bridge,5.69,Steady,12:00 PM WED 20/10/21
Lachlan River at Cottons Weir,1.99,Steady,12:30 PM WED 20/10/21
Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream,5.74,Falling,11:45 AM WED 20/10/21
Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge,4.23,Steady,12:00 PM WED 20/10/21
Lachlan River at Euabalong,6.38,Rising,10:57 AM WED 20/10/21
Lachlan River at Hillston Weir,2.36,Steady,12:00 PM WED 20/10/21
Lachlan River at Booligal Weir,2.53,Steady,12:00 PM WED 20/10/21
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
Broken Hill 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower. Winds E/NE 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.
Forecast for Broken Hill (31.9592°S, 141.4666°E, 309m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 17° 14° 13° 9° 9° 9° 15° Maximum 32° 30° 24° 21° 23° 28° 33° Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 40% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Very High Very High Very High Very High - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 20
Wind direction NNE NNW SSW WSW SSW SSW S S SSE S ENE E NE N Relative humidity 23% 14% 55% 22% 58% 30% 55% 25% 44% 23% 29% 14% 21% 10% Dew point 1°C 0°C 10°C 5°C 9°C 4°C 4°C -1°C 3°C 0°C -2°C -3°C 0°C -3°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Broken Hill (31.9592°S, 141.4666°E, 309m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:23am 6:48am 7:50pm 8:15pm 7:55pm EDT 6:39am EDT Full moon Full moon Oct 21 Last quarter Oct 29 New moon Nov 05 First quarter Nov 11
Temperature for next 5 days
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Rain for next 5 days
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