Australian Weather News
Tuesday, 27 NOV 2001
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The leading Macintyre River flood waters are expected to reach Boggabilla late tonight to cause Minor flooding. However, later and higher flood waters from both the Macintyre and Dumaresq Rivers are expected to peak at Boggabilla Thursday morning with Minor flooding. The Severn River at Ashford is still above minor flood level.
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE GWYDIR RIVER AT GRAVESEND AND DOWNSTREAM
Issued at 9:30am on Tuesday the 27th of November 2001 The flood peak is now downstream of Yarraman Bridge where it peaked at 6.5 metres. The river should remain above MINOR flood level for the next 24 hours with a second peak caused by moderate rainfall which fell in the 3 hours from 6 to 9pm last night .
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE GWYDIR RIVER DOWNSTREAM OF YARRAMAN BRIDGE
Issued at 8:43am on Wednesday the 28th of November 2001 A second minor flood wave passed through Yarraman last night around 9pm. The level of the river at Yarraman Bridge has now fallen below MINOR flood level [4.0 metres]. Some MINOR rural flooding will extend downstream of Yarraman over the next few days.
FLOOD WARNING FOR THE MACINTYRE RIVER Brisbane. The flood waters in the Macintyre River are downstream of Holdfast and approaching the junction with the Dumeresq River. River levels at Holdfast are falling although renewed rises are expected overnight. These are not expected to exceed earlier peaks. River levels are rising downstream of Holdfast to Goondiwindi. The river level at Goondiwindi was 6.26 metres and rising at 3pm today with moderate flooding. River levels at Goondiwindi will reach over 7 metres early Wednesday morning with further rises expected during Wednesday and Thursday. A moderate flood level of near 8 metres is possible during Thursday. No significant rises are expected in the Macintyre Brook. River rises are occurring in the Dumeresq River but are expected to remain below the minor flood level.
weather extremes for today
|Quality control note: Data is complete, and has been visually checked by AWN for gross errors. Less obvious errors may remain. See Explanation of Extremes Pages for more information
|Records set this day (not checked or entered yet)
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals received, and/or all reported falls of 50mm or more.
152.0 JINDARE Darwin-Daly NT
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less.
Todays highest & lowest temperatures
51.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
43.0 MARBLE BAR E Pilbara WA
42.8 MARBLE BAR COMPARISON E Pilbara WA
42.4 PARABURDOO AERO E Gascoyne WA
42.0 NEWMAN AERO E Gascoyne WA
29.0 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA
29.0 MCCLUER ISLAND Darwin-Daly NT
28.0 CADJEBUT W Kimberley WA
27.6 HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
27.2 DERBY AERO W Kimberley WA
8.5 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
9.1 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
11.6 WEEAPROINAH W Coast VIC
11.9 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
12.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
-4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-2.6 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
0.9 MT HOTHAM AIRPORT Upper NE VIC
1.0 THREDBO (CRACKENBACK STATION) AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1.0 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
Todays greatest temperature variations from normal
+11.9 51.2 TELFER AERO Interior WA
+11.2 40.5 ENEABBA Central West WA
+11.2 36.7 PERTH AIRPORT Lower West WA
+10.8 37.8 PEARCE RAAF Lower West WA
+10.7 39.9 DALWALLINU COMPARISON Central West WA
+11.3 25.0 ENEABBA Central West WA
+10.8 24.5 MORAWA POST OFFICE Central West WA
+9.8 22.0 BADGINGARRA RESEARCH STN Lower West WA
+9.3 22.5 CARNAMAH Central West WA
+8.7 23.6 PAYNES FIND Murchison WA
-10.1 29.0 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
-9.6 29.9 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
-9.5 29.4 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
-8.2 21.6 GUNNEDAH POOL NW Slopes S NSW
-6.6 21.8 QUIRINDI POST OFFICE NW Slopes S NSW
-5.7 -4.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy
-5.2 21.9 WYNDHAM POST OFFICE N Kimberley WA
-5.1 13.4 KULGERA Alice Springs NT
-4.8 9.5 MULLEWA Central West WA
-4.7 7.3 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.7 -2.6 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
Highest wind gusts above 89km/h or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
TELFER AERO Interior WA
: 139 (270/ 17 ) at 03:03