Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor To Major Flood Warning For The Macquarie And Bell Rivers
Issued at 10:11 PM EST on Monday 04 July 2022
Flood Watch Number: 9
MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE AT WARREN WEDNESDAY
MODERATE FLOODING POSSIBLE AT NARROMINE TUESDAY MORNING
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING ALONG AT DUBBO, WELLINGTON AND NARROMINE
Moderate to heavy rainfall since Friday has caused minor to moderate flooding across the Bell and Macquarie River catchments.
A moderate flood peak was observed along the Bell River at Wellington overnight Sunday into Monday. Wellington (Bell river) fell below the moderate flood level (5.90 metres) early Monday morning. A minor flood peak was also observed along the Macquarie river at Wellington Bridge overnight Sunday into Monday. Minor flooding continues along the Bell River at Wellington.
The main flood peak of this event is currently passing though Dubbo, with minor flooding.
River level rises have been observed at Baroona and minor flooding is occurring at Narromine.
A peak around the Major flood level is possible along the Macquarie River at Warren Town Wednesday.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Bell River at Wellington.
The Bell River at Wellington peaked at 6.46 metres around 01:45 am Monday and fell below the moderate flood level (5.90 metres) around 8:00am Monday. Wellington is currently at 4.16 metres and falling slowly, with minor flooding.
Macquarie River downstream of Burrendong Dam:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River at Dubbo and Narromine. A flood peak around the major flood level is possible at Warren.
The Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge peaked at 5.74 metres around 04:00 am Monday with minor flooding. Wellington Bridge fell below the minor flood level (4.0 m) Monday late afternoon and is currently at 3.65 metres and falling.
The Macquarie River at Dubbo peaked at 6.94 metres around 04:15 pm Monday and is currently at 6.73 metres and falling slowly with minor flooding.
The Macquarie River at Narromine may peak near the moderate flood level (9.1 m) Tuesday morning.
The Macquarie River at Warren is expected to exceed the minor flood level (7.50 m) early Tuesday morning, is likely to exceed the moderate flood level (8.50 m) Tuesday evening and may peak around the major flood level (9.00 m) during Wednesday.
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 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 05 July 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Molong Creek at Downstream Borenore Creek,0.66,Steady,09:00 PM MON 04/07/22
Bell River at Neurea,2.26,Falling,09:00 PM MON 04/07/22
Bell River at Wellington,4.16,Falling,09:00 PM MON 04/07/22
Macquarie River at Wellington Bridge,3.65,Falling,09:00 PM MON 04/07/22
Macquarie River at Dubbo,6.73,Falling,09:00 PM MON 04/07/22
Macquarie River at Baroona,8.53,Rising,09:00 PM MON 04/07/22
Macquarie River at Narromine,6.60,Rising,04:37 PM MON 04/07/22
Macquarie River at Gin Gin Weir,5.59,Rising,09:00 PM MON 04/07/22
Macquarie River at Warren Weir,2.44,Steady,09:00 PM MON 04/07/22
Macquarie River at Warren Town,5.62,Steady,09:00 PM MON 04/07/22
Macquarie River at Carinda,2.66,Steady,09:00 PM 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
Tamworth 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Patches of frost and the chance of fog in the N in the early morning. High chance of showers in the S, slight chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 20.
Forecast for Tamworth (31.0917°S, 150.9308°E, 382m AMSL) Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Summary Minimum 4° 8° 6° 2° 1° 0° 3° Maximum 19° 19° 17° 16° 15° 16° 19° Chance of rain 70% 80% 40% 10% 40% 30% 50% Likely amount 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - Frost risk Slight Nil Nil Moderate High High Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 9
Wind direction SE SSE S S SW SW S SW SE SSW SSE S SE SE Relative humidity 90% 59% 89% 68% 91% 59% 87% 48% 83% 49% 85% 49% 85% 51% Dew point 9°C 9°C 12°C 11°C 10°C 8°C 6°C 4°C 5°C 4°C 5°C 5°C 8°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Tamworth (31.0917°S, 150.9308°E, 382m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 6:29am EST 6:56am EST 5:07pm EST 5:33pm EST 10:51am EST 10:35pm 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 Tuesday Tuesday 19 1 Wednesday Wednesday 19 2 Thursday Thursday 17 3 Friday Friday 16 4 Saturday Saturday 15 5 Sunday Sunday 16 6 Monday Monday 19 7 Monday Monday 19
Rain for next 5 days
0 Tuesday Tuesday 5 1 Wednesday Wednesday 10 2 Thursday Thursday 0 3 Friday Friday 0 4 Saturday Saturday 5 5 Sunday Sunday 0 6 Monday Monday 5 7 Monday Monday 5