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Warnings: Victoria

Flood: Ovens and King Rivers

Issued at: 22 Aug 2017, 10:07pm (AEST)

IDV36630
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Ovens and King Rivers

Issued at 9:55 am EST on Tuesday 22 August 2017
Flood Warning Number: 11

In the 24 hours to 9am Tuesday, no significant rainfall totals were recorded
over the Ovens and King Catchments. There is no significant rainfall forecast
for the next few days.

King River:
The King River at Docker Rd Bridge is below the minor flood level.

Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point:
Minor flooding has eased in the Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point.

The Ovens River at Wangaratta fell below the minor flood level on Monday
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:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Ovens River at Harrietville, 1.88, Steady, 08:36 AM TUE 22/08/17
Ovens River at Bright, 2.12, Steady, 09:08 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buckland River at Upper Buckland (Twelve Mile), 1.79, Falling, 08:45 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buckland River at Harris Lane, 2.01, Steady, 09:18 AM TUE 22/08/17
Ovens River at Eurobin, 3.20, Steady, 08:15 AM TUE 22/08/17
Happy Valley Creek at Rosewhite, 0.51, Steady, 06:54 AM TUE 22/08/17
Ovens River at Myrtleford, 2.55, Steady, 08:45 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buffalo River at Abbeyard, 1.27, Falling, 05:30 AM TUE 22/08/17
Rose River at Matong North, 0.85, Steady, 08:50 AM TUE 22/08/17
Dandongadale River at Matong North, 1.12, Steady, 07:34 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buffalo River D/S Rose River Junction, 1.90, Steady, 08:45 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buffalo River at Lake Buffalo HG, 261.61, Steady, 09:14 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buffalo River D/S Lake Buffalo, 1.75, Steady, 07:51 AM TUE 22/08/17
Ovens River at Rocky Point, 2.24, Steady, 08:47 AM TUE 22/08/17
King River at Cheshunt, 0.98, Steady, 08:02 AM TUE 22/08/17
King River at Edi, 1.38, Steady, 05:45 AM TUE 22/08/17
Boggy Creek at Angleside, 0.87, Steady, 08:30 AM TUE 22/08/17
King River at Docker Rd Bridge, 2.68, Steady, 09:06 AM TUE 22/08/17
Hurdle Creek at Bobinawarrah, 0.52, Steady, 06:43 AM TUE 22/08/17
Fifteen Mile Creek at Greta South, 1.25, Steady, 08:17 AM TUE 22/08/17
Fifteen Mile Creek at Glenrowan, 0.62, Steady, 07:25 AM TUE 22/08/17
Ovens River at Wangaratta, 11.64, Falling, 08:45 AM TUE 22/08/17

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.

Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533
532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the
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Flood: Kiewa River

Issued at: 22 Aug 2017, 10:07pm (AEST)

IDV36620
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Kiewa River

Issued at 10:18 am EST on Tuesday 22 August 2017
Flood Warning Number: 9

In the 24 hours to 9am Tuesday no significant rainfall was observed in the
Kiewa River catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few
days.

Kiewa River downstream of Mongans Bridge:
Minor flooding is continuing along the Kiewa River at Bandiana. The river is
now below the flood level at Kiewa Township.

The Kiewa River at Bandiana is currently at 2.90 metres and steady. The Kiewa
River at Bandiana is expected to remain above the minor flood level (2.80 m)
into Wednesday.

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 Wednesday 23 August 2017.

Latest River Heights:
Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge, 1.60, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 22/08/17
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Main Stream), 3.16, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 22/08/17
Kiewa River at Kiewa (Anabranch), 0.85, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 22/08/17
Yackandandah Creek at Osbornes Flat, 1.03, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 22/08/17
Kiewa River at Bandiana, 2.90, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 22/08/17

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.

Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533
532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the
conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements
(http://www.bom.gov.au/other/copyright.shtml).

Flood: Glenelg River

Issued at: 22 Aug 2017, 10:07pm (AEST)

IDV36520
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Glenelg River

Issued at 10:44 am EST on Tuesday 22 August 2017
Flood Warning Number: 5

In the 24 hours to 9 am Tuesday no significant rainfall was observed in the
Glenelg River catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few
days.

Glenelg River:
Minor flooding has eased along the Glenelg River.
The Glenelg River at Dergholm is currently peaking below the minor flood level
(4.00 m).

The Glenelg River at Casterton is currently below the minor flood level (3.80
m). A further river rise at Casterton is possible however the river is expected
to peak below the minor flood level.

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:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Glenelg River at Fulham Bridge, 1.47, Steady, 09:15 AM TUE 22/08/17
Glenelg River at Dergholm, 3.49, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 22/08/17
Wando River at Wando Vale, 0.83, Steady, 09:00 AM TUE 22/08/17

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.

Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533
532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the
conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements
(http://www.bom.gov.au/other/copyright.shtml).

Frost: Many Victorian districts

Issued at: 22 Aug 2017, 10:07pm (AEST)

IDV23000
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Frost Warning
for the North East and East Gippsland forecast districts.

Issued at 3:27 pm EST on Tuesday 22 August 2017.


Please be aware
Temperatures at ground level can be many degrees lower than those recorded by
standard weather stations, especially in calm conditions with very clear skies.


Frosts with temperatures down to -1 degrees are forecast for Wednesday morning
in parts of the North East and East Gippsland forecast districts

No further warnings will be issued for this event.

Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011, Bureau of Meteorology (ABN 92 637 533
532). Users of these web pages are deemed to have read and accepted the
conditions described in the Copyright, Disclaimer, and Privacy statements
(http://www.bom.gov.au/other/copyright.shtml).