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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Orara River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ORARA RIVER
Issued at 10:31 pm EST on Wednesday 27 August 2014
Flood Warning Number: 5

An average of 125 millimetres of rain has fallen over the Orara River catchment
area during the past 33 hours to 9pm today [27/08/14].

Further rain is possible over the next 6-9 hours.

This rain is expected to cause minor flooding at Glenreagh from early Thursday
morning onwards.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Glenreagh (Bridge)
- exceed minor flood level (4 metres) around 2am Thursday [28/08/14].
- peak near 4.8 metres around midday Thursday with minor flooding.

Glenreagh (Automatic Gauge)
- exceed minor flood level (5 metres) around 2am Thursday [28/08/14].
- peak near 6.0 metres around midday Thursday with minor flooding.

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:
The next warning will be issued by 2:30am Thursday [28/04/14].

Latest River Heights:
Orara R at Glenreagh (Automatic Gauge) 3.23m rising 9:00pm WED 27/08/14

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

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