Weather Warning

IDN36626

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Minor Flood Warning for the Lachlan River

Issued at 1:14 PM EDT on Friday 22 Oct 2021.

Flood Warning Number: 26

"re-issued to correct sub-title"

MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT BOOLIGAL. MINOR FLOODING LIKELY AT HILLSTON.

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 Euabalong and is approaching Hillston.

The Lachlan River at Euabalong peaked around the minor flood level (6.4 metres) on Thursday (estimated) and river levels have now fallen below the minor flood level.

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 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.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Boorowa River at Prossers Crossing1.06Steady12:30 PM FRI 22/10/21
Lachlan River at Cowra2.61Steady12:30 PM FRI 22/10/21
Lachlan River at Nanami2.97Steady12:30 PM FRI 22/10/21
Lachlan River at Forbes Iron Bridge4.81Steady01:00 PM FRI 22/10/21
Lachlan River at Cottons Weir1.48Steady01:00 PM FRI 22/10/21
Lachlan River at Jemalong Weir Downstream5.25Steady12:45 PM FRI 22/10/21
Lachlan River at Condobolin Bridge4.03Steady01:00 PM FRI 22/10/21
Lachlan River at Euabalong6.37Falling11:21 AM FRI 22/10/21
Lachlan River at Hillston Weir2.34Steady01:00 PM FRI 22/10/21
Lachlan River at Booligal Weir2.52Steady01:00 PM FRI 22/10/21