Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Richmond River
Issued at 11:24 PM EST on Sunday 22 May 2022
Flood Watch Number: 2
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT CORAKI AND BUNGAWALBIN MONDAY MORNING
Moderate rainfall over the Richmond River catchment during the weekend has caused some river level rises. Minor flooding is possible along the Richmond River at Coraki and Bungawalbin Monday morning. Further rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Sunday and into Monday.
A minor flood warning is current for the Wilsons River.
Minor flooding may occur along the Richmond River at Coraki and Bungawabin.
The Richmond River at Coraki may reach the minor flood level (3.40 metres) Monday morning. Further rises are possible.
The Richmond River at Bungawalbin may reach the minor flood level (3.00 metres) Monday morning. Further rises are possible.
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/northcoast.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 06:00 am EST on Monday 23 May 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Richmond River at Wiangaree,2.98,Rising,11:00 PM SUN 22/05/22
Richmond River at Kyogle,5.61,Falling,11:00 PM SUN 22/05/22
Richmond River at Casino (Automatic Gauge),6.11,Rising,11:00 PM SUN 22/05/22
Richmond River at Coraki,2.76,Rising,11:00 PM SUN 22/05/22
Myrtle Creek at Rappville,3.09,Rising,10:45 PM SUN 22/05/22
Richmond River at Bungawalbyn Junction,2.56,Rising,11:00 PM SUN 22/05/22
Richmond River at Woodburn,2.01,Rising,11:00 PM SUN 22/05/22
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
Grafton 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 14 with daytime temperatures reaching around 19.
Forecast for Grafton (29.6912°S, 152.9333°E, 14m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 13° 13° 12° 13° 13° 11° 11° Maximum 21° 20° 21° 21° 22° 23° 23° Chance of rain 80% 70% 60% 70% 60% 20% 5% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - 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 11
Wind direction S SSE SSW SSE SSW SSE SSW SSE SW S W E WNW NW Relative humidity 89% 78% 86% 76% 85% 74% 90% 79% 89% 76% 84% 65% 75% 50% Dew point 15°C 16°C 15°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 14°C 15°C 13°C 11°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Grafton (29.6912°S, 152.9333°E, 14m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:04am EST 6:30am EST 5:00pm EST 5:25pm EST 12:57pm EST Last quarter Last quarter May 23 New moon May 30 First quarter Jun 08 Full moon Jun 14
Temperature for next 5 days
0 Monday Monday 21 1 Tuesday Tuesday 20 2 Wednesday Wednesday 21 3 Thursday Thursday 21 4 Friday Friday 22 5 Saturday Saturday 23 6 Sunday Sunday 23 7 Sunday Sunday 23
Rain for next 5 days
0 Monday Monday 5 1 Tuesday Tuesday 5 2 Wednesday Wednesday 5 3 Thursday Thursday 5 4 Friday Friday 5 5 Saturday Saturday 0 6 Sunday Sunday 0 7 Sunday Sunday 0