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Flood Warning - Richmond/Wilson

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For The Richmond And Wilsons Rivers
Issued at 02:39 PM EDT on Sunday 16 February 2020
Flood Watch Number: 11

LOCATIONS ALONG THE WILSONS AND RICHMOND RIVERS HAVE FALLEN BELOW MINOR FLOOD LEVELS

Wilsons River:
No further flooding will occur along the Wilsons River at Lismore.
Richmond River:
River levels at Coraki and Bungawalbyn fell below minor flood levels Sunday afternoon. No further flooding is expected in the Richmond River.
Richmond River at Coraki:
Cancellation

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:
Leycester Creek at Rock Valley,1.26,Falling,01:29 PM SUN 16/02/20
Teraenia Creek at The Channon,0.77,Falling,02:13 PM SUN 16/02/20
Coopers Creek at Ewing Bridge Corndale,1.50,Falling,02:27 PM SUN 16/02/20
Wilsons River at Eltham,2.50,Falling,02:34 PM SUN 16/02/20
Wilsons River at Woodlawn (AHD),2.68,Falling,02:28 PM SUN 16/02/20
Leycester Creek at Tuncester (AHD),2.55,Falling,02:28 PM SUN 16/02/20
Wilsons River at Lismore (AHD),2.50,Falling,02:28 PM SUN 16/02/20
Richmond River at Wiangaree,0.69,Falling,02:00 PM SUN 16/02/20
Richmond River at Kyogle,1.49,Falling,02:00 PM SUN 16/02/20
Richmond River at Casino (Automatic Gauge),1.77,Falling,02:00 PM SUN 16/02/20
Richmond River at Coraki,3.08,Falling,02:15 PM SUN 16/02/20
Myrtle Creek at Rappville,1.96,Falling,02:00 PM SUN 16/02/20
Richmond River at Bungawalbyn Junction,2.91,Falling,02:15 PM SUN 16/02/20
Richmond River at Woodburn,2.29,Falling,02:15 PM SUN 16/02/20

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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