Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales
Minor Flood Warning for the Orara River
at Coutts Crossing
Issued at 9:52 am EDT on Wednesday 19 December 2018
Flood Warning Number: 11
MINOR FLOODING IS CURRENT AT COUTTS CROSSING.
Minor flooding is easing along the Orara River at Coutts Crossing.
The Orara River at Coutts Crossing peaked at 9.20 metres on Tuesday with
moderate flooding. River levels are falling slowly and are expected to remain
above the minor flood level (5.0 meters) until Thursday.
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 Thursday 20 December 2018.
Latest River Heights:
Orara River at Karangi, 1.20, Steady, 09:00 AM WED 19/12/18
Orara River at Glenreagh (Automatic Gauge), 1.71, Steady, 09:00 AM WED 19/12/18
Orara River at Coutts Crossing, 8.40, Falling, 08:15 AM WED 19/12/18
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. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
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