Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Moderate Flood Warning for the Orara River
at Coutts Crossing
Issued at 3:04 pm EDT on Tuesday 18 December 2018
Flood Warning Number: 10
MODERATE FLOODING HAS PEAKED AT COUTTS CROSSING.
Moderate flooding is current along the Orara River at Coutts Crossing.
The Orara River at Coutts Crossing peaked at 9.20 metres around 02:00 pm
Tuesday with moderate flooding.
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
* Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest
* Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely
* 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
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:
* 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
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EDT on Wednesday 19 December 2018.
Latest River Heights:
Orara River at Karangi, 1.32, Steady, 01:00 PM TUE 18/12/18
Orara River at Glenreagh (Automatic Gauge), 2.66, Falling, 01:00 PM TUE 18/12/18
Orara River at Coutts Crossing, 9.20, Falling, 02:00 PM Tue 18/12/18
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 218. 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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7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.
Forecast for Ashby Heights (29.4137°S, 153.1794°E, 80m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 21° 21° 23° 21° 19° 19° 19° Maximum 28° 30° 31° 27° 26° 26° 26° Chance of rain 10% 10% 50% 80% 60% 50% 20% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 5
Wind direction N ENE N NE NNW SSE S SE SSW S SSE SSE SE ESE Relative humidity 81% 75% 78% 67% 75% 72% 83% 79% 74% 66% 68% 60% 67% 59% Dew point 22°C 24°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 22°C 23°C 18°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 18°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Ashby Heights (29.4137°S, 153.1794°E, 80m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 5:15am EDT 5:42am EDT 7:44pm EDT 8:12pm EDT 3:59pm EDT 2:51am EDT Waxing gibbous Full moon Dec 23 Last quarter Dec 29 New moon Jan 06 First quarter Jan 14
Temperature for next 7 days
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Rain for next 7 days
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