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Weather Warnings - Potential Flood Alert 1









Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

FINAL FLOOD WATCH FOR THE BRUNSWICK, RICHMOND-WILSONS, AND TWEED RIVER VALLEYS
Issued at 10:09 am EST on Wednesday 14 June 2017

Note: This Flood Watch provides early advice for possible future flooding along
all rivers, creeks and overland flow paths within a nominated valley [See note
below].


The low pressure trough off the far north coast of New South Wales has
weakened. A large ridge of high pressure over the remainder of the state
remains slow-moving. Showers are expected to persist along the far north coast
and adjacent ranges for the remainder of the week, with the chance of a
thunderstorm on Wednesday and Thursday. A shower or two can be expected for the
central parts of the coast and adjacent ranges. Conditions are mostly sunny
elsewhere.

There is no longer a flood threat from this weather system.

Minor flood warnings are current for the Richmond-Wilsons and Orara River
Valleys. A Strong Wind Warning is current for the Byron Coast and Coffs Coast.

FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/

Next Issue:
This flood watch will be the final flood watch for this event.

For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/
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