The cyclone is no longer expected to cross the coast but conditions could peak today and continue to thrash our shores for several days.
MAYBE just stay inside? A long stretch of NSW's North Coast is closed off until next Wednesday for safety precautions.
The Watch Zone is from Bundaberg to Ballina.
WATER levels on Friday's morning high tide may exceed the highest tide of the year by around half a metre.
SES warns "get ready" as 70km/h winds, dangerous surf conditions and possible flooding to hit Northern Rivers regardless of whether Cyclone Oma makes landfall.
SCU take a "very deliberate step forward towards gender equality”.
REGARDLESS of where the cyclone tracks it will "flex it's muscles from a distance, whipping up large waves and heavy swell" with some predicting 500mm of rain.
FRIENDS say the victim - a special needs teacher, works on a casual basis and will need ample time to rehabilitate.
HOW much rain we could get today, this month, and next month.
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