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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Snowy River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

This Flood Warning covers both the Victorian and New South Wales parts of the
Snowy River catchment.

Final Flood Warning for the Snowy River.
Issued at 9:49 am EST on Thursday 19 June 2014
Stream levels have fallen below Minor Flood Levels in the Snowy River
catchment.

Snowy River upstream of McKillops Bridge
The Snowy River at Mckillops Bridge has fallen below the Minor Flood Level (2.5
metres). High stream levels are expected to persist around and downstream of
this location until the end of the week.

Snowy River downstream of McKillops Bridge

The Snowy River at Basin Creek has fallen below the Minor Flood Level (3.5
metres).


The Snowy River at Jarrahmond has fallen below the Minor Flood Level (3.9
metres). High stream levels are expected to persist around and downstream of
this location until the end of the week.

Orbost
The Snowy River at Orbost has fallen below the Minor Flood Level (4.0 metres).
High stream levels are expected to persist around and downstream of this
location until the end of the week.

In the interests of community safety the SES suggests the following precautions:
Don't walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Don't allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains, and
Keep well clear of fallen power lines

Current Emergency Information is available at http://www.ses.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/

The SES advises that rainfall run-off into waterways in recent fire affected
areas may contain debris such as soil, ash, trees and rocks. People in fire
affected areas should also be alert to the potential for landslide and debris
on roads.

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

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

Latest River Heights:
Snowy R at Dalgety Weir NA
Bombala River at Bombala 1.35m steady 09:00 AM THU 19/06/14
Little Plains R. at Wellesley NA
Delegate R. at Quidong 0.93m steady 09:00 AM THU 19/06/14
Snowy R. at Burnt Hut Crossing NA
Snowy R. at Willis NA
Suggan Bugg. R. at Sug. Bug. 1.84m steady 08:45 AM THU 19/06/14
Snowy R. at McKillop's Br. 2.33m steady 09:35 AM THU 19/06/14
Snowy R. at Basin Creek 3.08m steady 09:43 AM THU 19/06/14
Buchan R. at Buchan 1.5m falling 08:45 AM THU 19/06/14
Snowy R. at Jarrahmond 2.8m steady 08:45 AM THU 19/06/14
Snowy R. at Orbost 3.01m steady 08:45 AM THU 19/06/14

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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