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Fire Weather: North Coast NSW Rural Service, Action, Bushfire Survival Plan

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDN22000
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Fire Weather Warning
for the North Coast fire area.

Issued at 12:08 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

Weather Situation
A low pressure trough is moving through the central districts of New South
Wales today. Hot, dry and gusty west/northwesterly winds are expected ahead of
the trough, and a fresh and gusty southwesterly change is expected to accompany
the passage of the trough. Very high to severe fire danger indices have been
observed on the north coast and are expected to persist into the afternoon
ahead of the change.

For the rest of Wednesday 16 August:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire area:
North Coast

The NSW Rural Fire Service advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.

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Sheep Graziers: Grazing districts

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDN29000
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Southern Tablelands and South West Slopes forecast districts.

Issued at 3:37 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly
winds are expected during Thursday. Areas likely to be affected include parts
of the Southern Tablelands and South West Slopes forecast districts. There is a
risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.

The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm EST Wednesday.

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Strong Wind: Byron Coast, Macquarie Coast, Illawarra Coast and Batemans Coast

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDN20400
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for New South Wales
Issued at 10:09 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 17 August 2017.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 16 August
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Byron Coast, Macquarie Coast, Illawarra Coast and Batemans Coast
Cancellation for the following areas:
Hunter Coast and Eden Coast

Wind Warnings for Thursday 17 August
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast
and Eden Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:10 am EST Thursday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Severe Weather: Lord Howe Island

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDN28504
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Severe Weather Warning
for Damaging Winds
for Lord Howe Island.

Issued at 10:24 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

HEADLINE: Strong and squally northwesterly winds

Weather Situation
A strong cold front approaching Lord Howe Island is generating gusty
northwesterly winds. Winds will ease early Thursday morning after the passage
of the front.

Winds averaging 50 to 60 km/h with DAMAGING WIND gusts in excess of 90 km/h are
expected for the remainder of Wednesday and early Thursday morning.

The highest wind gust recorded so far for this event is 104 km/h at Windy Point
at 1:44pm Wednesday.

The NSW State Emergency Service advise you to:
* Stay indoors awawy from windows and keep children indoors.

For emergency help in floods and storms, ring the Lord Howe Island Police on
[02] 6563 2199.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218

The next warning will be issued by 11:00pm AEST Wednesday.

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Severe Weather: Cancelled New South Wales area

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDN20032
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

CANCELLATION SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

Issued at 10:22 pm Wednesday, 16 August 2017.

Severe weather is no longer occurring in NSW and the ACT.

The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

The highest wind gusts recorded for this event on Wedenesday were:
100 km/h at Cabrumurra at 8:06am
91 km/h at Mount Boyce at 9:25am
89 km/h at Mt Ginini at 7:56am
89 km/h at Nerriga at 10:39am

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines.
* Don't walk, ride or drive through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.

No further warnings will be issued for this event.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 218. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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No current warnings

Fire Weather: Queensland Locales

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDQ20035
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Fire Weather Warning
for the Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt forecast
districts.

Issued at 3:51 am EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

Weather Situation
A hot and dry air mass will combine with fresh and gusty northwesterly winds
ahead of a trough to produce severe fire dangers over southeastern parts of the
Maranoa and Warrego district and over western parts of the Darling Downs and
Granite Belt district today.

For the rest of Wednesday 16 August:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt

The Rural Fire Service Queensland advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.

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Strong Wind: Sunshine Coast Waters and Gold Coast Waters

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDQ20085
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Queensland
Issued at 10:00 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 17 August 2017.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 16 August
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Sunshine Coast Waters and Gold Coast Waters
Cancellation for the following area:
Moreton Bay

Wind Warnings for Thursday 17 August
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Sunshine Coast Waters and Gold Coast Waters

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:45 am EST Thursday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Flood Watch: South Australia

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDS20368
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

FLOOD WATCH FOR THE MOUNT LOFTY RANGES DISTRICT
Issued at 11:50 am CST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
By the Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia.

In the 36 hours to 9am Wednesday there have been widespread rainfall totals of
30 to 60 mm recorded over the Mount Lofty Ranges with the largest totals
recorded over the upper Onkaparinga catchment.

Although rainfall has currently eased across the Mount Lofty Ranges showers
will increase during this afternoon and continue into Thursday before easing
during the day. This may result in another 40 to 70mm over the Mount Lofty
Ranges through until Friday with most of the rainfall occurring overnight
Wednesday and Thursday.

Rainfall will cause rivers and creeks to rise and could result in minor
flooding in some locations particularly in the upper Onkaparinga from Oakbank
to Verdun and may lead to some road closures.

The Bureau is continuing to monitor the situation and will issue catchment
specific warnings as necessary.

Weather Forecast:
Further rainfall totals of 40 to 70mm are likely about the Mount Lofty Ranges
for the remainder of the week.

People should refer to the latest warnings on the Bureau's website.
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/sa

Next Issue:
By midday Thursday 17/8/2017.

For the latest river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/sa/flood/rain_river.shtml

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Severe Weather: Many districts

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDS65503
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia Regional Office

TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
for DAMAGING WINDS
For people in the Adelaide Metropolitan, Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre
Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Upper South East, Lower South East and parts of the
Yorke Peninsula and Murraylands districts.

Issued at 3:29 pm Wednesday, 16 August 2017.

A cold front over the Great Australian Bight will move east across southern Eyre
Peninsula and Kangaroo Island this evening, then over the remainder of the
warning area overnight. Damaging wind gusts in excess of 90 km/h are expected
with showers and thunderstorms, developing in the west this evening and
extending to central and eastern districts late tonight. Damaging winds
averaging 55 to 65 km/h are also possible about coastal areas from early
Thursday morning.

Locations which may be affected include Port Lincoln, Minlaton, Kingscote,
Adelaide, Victor Harbor, Meningie, Bordertown Naracoorte and Mount Gambier.

The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Move vehicles under cover or away from trees;
* Secure or put away loose items around your property.
* Stay indoors, away from windows, while conditions are severe.

The next Severe Weather Warning will be issued by 11:00 pm ACST Wednesday.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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Strong Wind: Upper West Coast, Lower West Coast, Central Coast, South Central Coast, Investigator Strait, Upper South East Coast and Lower South East Coast

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDS20201
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia
Issued at 10:04 pm CST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
for the period until midnight CST Thursday 17 August 2017.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 16 August
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Upper West Coast, Lower West Coast, Central Coast, South Central Coast,
Investigator Strait, Upper South East Coast and Lower South East Coast

Wind Warnings for Thursday 17 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Lower West Coast, Central Coast, South Central Coast, Investigator Strait,
Upper South East Coast and Lower South East Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Adelaide Metropolitan Waters, Far West Coast, Upper West Coast, Spencer Gulf
and Gulf St Vincent

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:10 am CST Thursday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Sheep Graziers: Grazing districts

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDS20242
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo
Island, Flinders, Mid North, Murraylands, Upper South East and Lower South East
forecast districts.

Issued at 10:23 pm CST on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

Sheep graziers are warned that cold conditions, showers with local heavy falls
about the Mount Lofty Ranges and fresh to strong westerly winds are expected
during Wednesday evening and Thursday. Areas likely to be affected include the
Mount Lofty Ranges, Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Mid
North, Upper South East and Lower South East forecast districts and parts of
the Flinders and Murraylands forecast districts. There is a risk of losses of
lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am CST Thursday.

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Sheep Graziers: Grazing districts

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDT29000
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the South East forecast district.

Issued at 2:25 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly
winds are expected during Thursday. Areas likely to be affected include parts
of the South East forecast district. There is a risk of losses of lambs and
sheep exposed to these conditions.

The next warning will be issued by 11:00 pm EST Wednesday.

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Gale: Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West Coast

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDT20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 4:05 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 17 August 2017.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 16 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound,
East of Flinders Island, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West
Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Channel, Upper
East Coast and Lower East Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

Wind Warnings for Thursday 17 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound,
East of Flinders Island, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West
Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Channel, Upper
East Coast and Lower East Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:00 am EST Thursday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Strong Wind: Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Channel, Upper East Coast and Lower East Coast

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDT20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 4:05 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 17 August 2017.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 16 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound,
East of Flinders Island, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West
Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Channel, Upper
East Coast and Lower East Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

Wind Warnings for Thursday 17 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound,
East of Flinders Island, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West
Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Channel, Upper
East Coast and Lower East Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:00 am EST Thursday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Flood Watch: North East Victoria

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDV35600
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Note: This Flood Watch is a heads-up for possible future flooding and is NOT a
Flood Warning (see note below)

Flood Watch for North East Victoria (Upper Murray, Mitta Mitta, Kiewa, Ovens
and King Catchments)
Issued at 12:40 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017

Rain is now easing across northeast Victoria. However a number of flood
warnings have been issued. These include:
Minor flood warning for the Murray River upstream of Lake Hume
Minor flood warning for the Kiewa River
Minor flood warnings for the Ovens and King Rivers
Minor flood warning for Seven Creeks
Minor flood warning for the Macalister River upstream of Lake Glenmaggie

Another front will cross the northeast on Thursday with rainfall totals up to
50mm possible. This rainfall will fall as snow above 1200 metres.
As a result, minor flooding is likely to continue in northeast streams into and
during Friday

The Bureau of Meteorology is continuing to monitor the situation and will
update catchment specific warnings as required.

Note: This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and
streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to
move to higher ground should flooding develop. Flood Warnings will be issued if
the Minor Flood Level is expected to be exceeded at key sites along the main
rivers for which the Bureau of Meteorology provides a flood warning service.
For detailed explanation see;
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/brochures/flood_watch/flood_watch.shtml

SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Never allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may
contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases
the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:
http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/

Next Issue:
No further flood watches will be issued for this event.

Flood Warnings, Flood Watches, River Height and Rainfall information are
available on the Bureau of Meteorology web site at
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/. Flood Warnings and Flood Watches for
Victorian Catchments are available on: Telephone Weather Service No. 1300
659217.

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Flood: Macalister River

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDV36220
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Macalister River

Issued at 4:22 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
Flood Warning Number: 2

In the 24 hours to 3pm Wednesday rainfall totals between 30 to 60 mm have been
recorded in the upper Macalister River catchment. Rainfall has eased with less
than 5 mm recorded since 9am Wednesday and no further significant rainfall is
expected for the remainder of Wednesday. Further rainfall is expected during
Thursday and this may case further river rises.

Macalister River upstream of Lake Glenmaggie:
Minor flooding may occur along the Macalister River upstream of Lake Glenmaggie.

The Macalister River at Licola peaked at 2.70 metres around 11:00 am Wednesday
16 August and is currently at 2.56 metres and falling. With the forecast
rainfall, the Macalister River at Licola may exceed the minor flood level (2.70
m) Thursday morning.

Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Never allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may
contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases
the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au

For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:
http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 09:30 am EST on Thursday 17 August 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Macalister River at Glencairn, 1.77, Falling, 03:51 PM WED 16/08/17
Macalister River at Licola, 2.56, Falling, 03:41 PM WED 16/08/17
Macalister River at Stringybark Creek, 1.58, Steady, 03:57 PM WED 16/08/17
Macalister River at Lake Glenmaggie HG, 69.00, Rising, 03:33 PM WED 16/08/17
Macalister River D/S Lake Glenmaggie, 0.47, Steady, 04:01 PM WED 16/08/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.

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Flood: Kiewa River

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDV36620
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Kiewa River

Issued at 5:11 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
Flood Warning Number: 3

In the 24 hours to 3pm Wednesday rainfall totals of 40 to 80 mm have been
recorded in the Kiewa River catchment, with an isolated total of 130 mm
recorded at Falls Creek. . Rainfall has eased with less than 5 mm recorded
since 9am Wednesday and no further significant rainfall is expected for the
remainder of Wednesday. Further rainfall is expected during Thursday and this
may cause further river rises.

Kiewa River to Mongans Bridge:
The Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge peaked at 3.00 metres around midday Wednesday
and is currently at 2.95 metres and falling.

Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge.

The Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream) is currently at 2.92 metres and rising.
The Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream) is likely to exceed the minor flood
level (3.30 m) Wednesday evening but is expected to remain below the moderate
flood level (3.7 m).

The Kiewa River at Bandiana is currently at minor flood level (2.80 m) and
rising slowly. The Kiewa River at Bandiana is expected to remain below the
moderate flood level (3.10 m) during Thursday.

Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater
Never allow children to play in floodwater
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may
contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases
the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:
http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Thursday 17 August 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge, 2.95, Falling, 03:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream), 2.92, Rising, 03:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Anabranch), 0.64, Steady, 03:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Yackandandah Creek at Osbornes Flat, 1.64, Falling, 03:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Kiewa River at Bandiana, 2.80, Rising, 03:00 PM WED 16/08/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.

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Flood: Seven Creeks / Castle Creek

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDV36641
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Seven Creeks

Issued at 6:41 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
Flood Warning Number: 4

In the 24 hours to 6pm Wednesday rainfall totals of 20 to 35 mm have been
recorded in the Seven and Castle Creek Catchments. Rainfall has eased with less
than 3 mm recorded since 9am Wednesday. No further significant rainfall is
expected for the remainder of Wednesday and Thursday.

Seven Creeks to Euroa:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Seven Creeks to Euroa.
The Seven Creeks at Strathbogie has fallen below minor flood level (1.5 m) and
is continuing to fall.

The Seven Creeks at Euroa is currently at 2.71 metres and rising. The Seven
Creeks at Euroa is likely to peak near 3.00 metres late Wednesday evening.

Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Never allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may
contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases
the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:
http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Thursday 17 August 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Seven Creeks at Strathbogie, 1.38, Falling, 06:33 PM WED 16/08/17
Seven Creeks D/S Polly McQuinns Weir, 1.03, Falling, 06:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Seven Creeks at Galls Gap Rd, 1.44, Falling, 06:30 PM WED 16/08/17
Seven Creeks at Euroa, 2.71, Rising, 06:31 PM WED 16/08/17
Castle Creek at Telfords Bridge, 0.83, Falling, 06:21 PM WED 16/08/17
Castle Creek at Arcadia, 0.41, Steady, 04:36 PM WED 16/08/17
Honeysuckle Creek at U/S Violet Town, 0.36, Falling, 05:58 PM WED 16/08/17
Stoney Creek at Tamleugh, 2.90, Rising, 06:24 PM WED 16/08/17
Seven Creeks at Kialla West, 2.24, Rising, 05:51 PM WED 16/08/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.

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Flood: Murray River upstream of Hume Weir

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDV36910
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Murray River upstream of Lake Hume

Issued at 7:20 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
Flood Warning Number: 4

In the 24 hours to 6pm Wednesday, rainfall totals of up to 80 mm have been
recorded in the Upper Murray River catchment. Rainfall has eased with less than
8 mm recorded since 9am Wednesday and no further significant rainfall is
expected for the remainder of Wednesday. Further rainfall is expected during
Thursday and this may cause further river rises.

Murray River to Biggara:
The Murray River at Biggara is at 1.58 metres and falling.

Swampy Plains River:
Snowy Hydro have advised that outflows from Khancoban remain below the minor
flood level (113 m3/s) during Wednesday evening.

Murray River Biggara to Bringenbrong:
Minor flooding may occur along the Murray River Biggara to Bringenbrong.

The Murray River at Bringenbrong peaked at 2.83 metres around 04:00 pm
Wednesday 16 August and is currently at 2.79 metres and steady. With the
forecast rainfall, the Murray River at Bringenbrong may exceed the minor flood
level (3.00 m) during Thursday.

Murray River Bringenbrong to Lake Hume:
River rises are expected along the Murray River Bringenbrong to Lake Hume.

The Murray River at Jingellic is currently at 2.29 metres and rising. Stream
rises will occur at the Murray River at Jingellic from overnight Wednesday into
Thursday, but it is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m)
during Thursday.

Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Never allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may
contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases
the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:
http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:30 am EST on Thursday 17 August 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Murray River at Biggara, 1.58, Falling, 06:30 PM WED 16/08/17
Murray River at Bringenbrong, 2.79, Steady, 06:30 PM WED 16/08/17
Corryong Creek at Towong, 2.03, Steady, 05:30 PM WED 16/08/17
Mannus Creek at Yarramundi, 1.00, Steady, 06:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Mannus Creek at Tooma, 0.55, Steady, 06:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Tumbarumba Creek at Tumbarumba (No 2), 0.89, Rising, 06:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Maragle Creek at Maragle, 0.88, Falling, 06:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Tumbarumba Creek at Bakers, 2.46, Steady, 06:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Welumba Creek at the Square, 0.65, Falling, 06:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Tooma River at Pinegrove, 2.67, Rising, 06:30 PM WED 16/08/17
Cudgewa Creek at Cudgewa North, 1.58, Falling, 05:30 PM WED 16/08/17
Murray River at Jingellic, 2.29, Rising, 05:30 PM WED 16/08/17
Jingellic Creek at Jingellic, 1.62, Falling, 06:30 PM WED 16/08/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.

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Gale: West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDV20600
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria
Issued at 10:00 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 17 August 2017.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 16 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Port Phillip
Cancellation for the following area:
Western Port

Wind Warnings for Thursday 17 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Port Phillip, Western Port and Gippsland Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:10 am EST Thursday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
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Strong Wind: Port Phillip

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDV20600
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria
Issued at 10:00 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
for the period until midnight EST Thursday 17 August 2017.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 16 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Port Phillip
Cancellation for the following area:
Western Port

Wind Warnings for Thursday 17 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
West Coast, Central Coast, Central Gippsland Coast and East Gippsland Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Port Phillip, Western Port and Gippsland Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:10 am EST Thursday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
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Flood: Ovens and King Rivers

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDV36630
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Moderate Flood Warning for the Ovens and King Rivers

Issued at 10:51 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
Flood Warning Number: 4

In the 24 hours to 10pm Wednesday rainfall totals up to 100 mm have been
recorded in the Ovens and King catchment areas. These have included 97 mm at
Mt. Buffalo and 84 mm at Harris Lane. Rainfall totals of up to 20mm have been
recorded in the 6 hours to 10 pm Wednesday. Further rainfall is expected during
Thursday and this may cause further river rises.

Ovens River Bright to Rocky Point:
Minor flooding may occur along the Ovens River Bright to Rocky Point.

The Ovens River at Eurobin peaked at 4.05 metres around 07:00 am Wednesday 16
August and is currently at 3.95 metres and falling.

The Ovens River at Rocky Point is currently at 2.98 metres and steady. A minor
peak may occur in the Ovens River at Rocky Point Thursday morning.

King River:
Moderate flooding is likely along the King River.

The King River D/S Lake William Hovell peaked at 1.90 metres around 11:00 am
Wednesday 16 August and is continuing to fall.

The King River at Docker Rd Bridge is currently at 3.94 metres and rising. A
moderate peak is likely in the King River at Docker Rd Bridge early Thursday
morning.

Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point:
Minor flooding may occur along the Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point from
late Wednesday afternoon.

The Ovens River at Wangaratta is currently at 10.71 metres and rising. The
Ovens River at Wangaratta is likely to exceed the minor flood level (11.90 m)
during Thursday morning. A peak prediction for Wangaratta will provided once
upstream locations have peaked.

Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Never allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may
contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases
the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:
http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Thursday 17 August 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Ovens River at Harrietville, 2.42, Steady, 10:24 PM WED 16/08/17
Ovens River at Bright, 2.55, Steady, 10:07 PM WED 16/08/17
Buckland River at Upper Buckland (Twelve Mile), 2.00, Steady, 08:30 PM WED 16/08/17
Buckland River at Harris Lane, 2.37, Steady, 10:00 PM WED 16/08/17
Ovens River at Eurobin, 4.03, Rising, 10:09 PM WED 16/08/17
Happy Valley Creek at Rosewhite, 0.90, Steady, 10:17 PM WED 16/08/17
Ovens River at Myrtleford, 2.97, Steady, 08:45 PM WED 16/08/17
Buffalo River at Abbeyard, 1.66, Falling, 08:30 PM WED 16/08/17
Rose River at Matong North, 1.10, Steady, 10:25 PM WED 16/08/17
Dandongadale River at Matong North, 1.32, Steady, 10:21 PM WED 16/08/17
Buffalo River D/S Rose River Junction, 2.56, Steady, 10:25 PM WED 16/08/17
Buffalo River at Lake Buffalo HG, 262.07, Steady, 10:07 PM WED 16/08/17
Buffalo River D/S Lake Buffalo, 2.79, Steady, 10:21 PM WED 16/08/17
Ovens River at Rocky Point, 2.98, Steady, 10:17 PM WED 16/08/17
King River D/S Lake William Hovell, 1.86, Steady, 04:00 PM WED 16/08/17
King River at Cheshunt, 1.55, Steady, 10:02 PM WED 16/08/17
King River at Edi, 1.83, Steady, 08:45 PM WED 16/08/17
Boggy Creek at Angleside, 1.03, Steady, 05:45 PM WED 16/08/17
King River at Docker Rd Bridge, 3.94, Steady, 10:06 PM WED 16/08/17
Hurdle Creek at Bobinawarrah, 1.17, Steady, 10:20 PM WED 16/08/17
Fifteen Mile Creek at Greta South, 1.51, Steady, 09:53 PM WED 16/08/17
Fifteen Mile Creek at Glenrowan, 0.86, Steady, 10:25 PM WED 16/08/17
Ovens River at Wangaratta, 10.71, Rising, 05:45 PM WED 16/08/17
Ovens River at Peechelba East, 128.94, Steady, 05:45 PM WED 16/08/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.

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Sheep Graziers: Grazing districts

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDV29000
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the Wimmera, North Central, North East, South West, Central and West and
South Gippsland forecast districts.

Issued at 10:55 pm EST on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, squally showers and fresh
northwesterly winds are expected during Wednesday night and Thursday. Areas
likely to be affected include parts of the Wimmera, North Central, North East,
South West, Central and West and South Gippsland forecast districts. There is a
risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 am EST Thursday.

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Gale: Leeuwin Coast, Albany Coast and Esperance Coast

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDW20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia
Issued at 4:44 pm WST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 17 August 2017.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 16 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Leeuwin Coast, Albany Coast and Esperance Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Pilbara Coast West, Ningaloo Coast and Eucla Coast
Cancellation for the following area:
Bunbury Geographe Coast

Wind Warnings for Thursday 17 August
Gale Warning for the following area:
Esperance Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Pilbara Coast West, Ningaloo Coast, Albany Coast and Eucla Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:00 am WST Thursday.


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Strong Wind: Pilbara Coast West, Ningaloo Coast and Eucla Coast

Issued at: 16 Aug 2017, 10:59pm (AEST)

IDW20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia
Issued at 4:44 pm WST on Wednesday 16 August 2017
for the period until midnight WST Thursday 17 August 2017.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 16 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Leeuwin Coast, Albany Coast and Esperance Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Pilbara Coast West, Ningaloo Coast and Eucla Coast
Cancellation for the following area:
Bunbury Geographe Coast

Wind Warnings for Thursday 17 August
Gale Warning for the following area:
Esperance Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Pilbara Coast West, Ningaloo Coast, Albany Coast and Eucla Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:00 am WST Thursday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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