Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Orara River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For The Orara River
Issued at 02:40 PM EDT on Monday 17 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 44

MINOR FLOODING IS NO LONGER OCCURRING AT COUTTS CROSSING
The Orara River at Coutts Crossing fell below the minor flood level early Monday afternoon.

Orara River:
No further flooding is expected in the Orara River.

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/northcoast.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

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Orara River at Karangi,1.22,Steady,01:00 PM MON 17/02/20
Orara River at Glenreagh (Automatic Gauge),1.77,Steady,01:00 PM MON 17/02/20
Orara River at Coutts Crossing,5.40,Falling,11:00 AM MON 17/02/20

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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