TAREE recorded its wettest day this year on Monday when 14.2mm of rain was recorded in the 24 hour period to 9am.
An electrical storm hit Taree's CBD on Wednesday afternoon but officially only 7mm of rain was recorded. Hallidays Point appears to have top-scored with 36mm in the 24 hours up to 9am yesterday and 25mm fell on parts of Tinonee.
Showers are predicted over the next few days but only between 1-5mm.
Friday, February 14: 10.2mm
Saturday, February 15: 4.6mm
Sunday, February 16: 4mm
Monday, February 17: 14.2mm
Tuesday, February 18: 1mm
Wednesday, February 19: 0
Thursday, February 20: 7mm
WATER restrictions are still in place across the Manning and Great Lakes.
MidCoast Water has set a target of 22 million litres of water used a day and last weekend, with cool days and showers of rain across the district, this target was met.
Level three water restrictions apply and sprinklers and fixed hoses are banned at all times. Hand-held hoses can be used for up to one hour every second day outside the hours of 10am and 4pm. See MidCoast Water's website for full details of the restrictions.
Friday, February 14: 26 million litres
Saturday, February 15: 18.9 million litres
Sunday, February 16: 17.7 million litres
Monday, February 17: 20.5 million litres
Tuesday, February 18: 19.4 million litres
Wednesday, February 19: 22.5 million litres