Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning For The Paroo River (Nsw)
Issued at 09:26 AM EDT on Monday 18 January 2021
Flood Watch Number: 9
MINOR FLOODING EASING AT WILLARA CROSSING
The Paroo River at Willara Crossing peaked around 1.35 metres early Saturday with minor flooding.
The flood peak is now approaching Wanaaring where the river is likely to peak near the minor flood level Tuesday night.
Paroo River (NSW):
Minor flooding is easing along the Paroo River (NSW) at Willara Crossing.
The Paroo River at Willara Crossing is expected to fall below the minor flood level Monday afternoon.
The Paroo River at Wanaaring is likely to peak near the minor flood level (2.40 metres) Tuesday night.
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/outerwest.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 Wednesday 20 January 2021.
Latest River Heights:
Paroo River at Caiwarro,1.25,Falling,07:10 AM MON 18/01/21
Paroo River at Hungerford,0.51,Falling,03:00 PM SUN 17/01/21
Paroo River at Willara Crossing,0.79,Falling,06:30 AM MON 18/01/21
Paroo River at Wanaaring,2.21,Rising,06:30 PM SAT 16/01/21
Turra at Cuttaburra Channel,0.82,Steady,09:00 AM MON 18/01/21
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
Wilcannia 7 day forecast
Today: Hot and sunny. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE in the morning then tending S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.
Forecast for Wilcannia (31.5586°S, 143.378°E, 65m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 18° 20° 22° 24° 28° 30° 29° Maximum 35° 38° 40° 42° 43° 43° 39° Chance of rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 10% 20% 50% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - - 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 18
Wind direction S S S SW N WSW NNE NW NNE N N N N W Relative humidity 27% 11% 24% 10% 23% 9% 26% 10% 26% 13% 24% 14% 26% 19% Dew point 2°C -1°C 4°C 0°C 6°C 1°C 8°C 3°C 11°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 10°C 11°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Wilcannia (31.5586°S, 143.378°E, 65m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 6:14am EDT 6:41am EDT 8:34pm EDT 9:01pm EDT 1:06pm EDT 12:29am EDT Waxing crescent First quarter Jan 21 Full moon Jan 29 Last quarter Feb 05 New moon Feb 12
Temperature for next 5 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 35 1 Thursday Thursday 38 2 Friday Friday 40 3 Saturday Saturday 42 4 Sunday Sunday 43 5 Monday Monday 43 6 Tuesday Tuesday 39 7 Tuesday Tuesday 39
Rain for next 5 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 0 1 Thursday Thursday 0 2 Friday Friday 0 3 Saturday Saturday 0 4 Sunday Sunday 0 5 Monday Monday 0 6 Tuesday Tuesday 0 7 Tuesday Tuesday 0