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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Snowy River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

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 9:51 am EST on Monday 27 April 2015

River levels are now below flood levels throughout the Snowy catchment.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

River levels will remain high for the next few days, but no further flooding is

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
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:

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.

PLEASE NOTE: Some flood class levels have changed. This is as a result of a
recent review to better represent the water levels at which minor, moderate and
major flood impacts occur. For the list of flood class levels and definitions
of minor, moderate and major flooding see

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see

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

Latest River Heights:
Snowy R at Dalgety Weir 0.89m steady 08:10 AM MON 27/04/15
Bombala River at Bombala 1.6m steady 09:00 AM MON 27/04/15
Little Plains R. at Wellesley NA
Delegate R. at Quidong 0.96m steady 08:00 AM MON 27/04/15
Snowy R. at Burnt Hut Crossing 1.52m steady 08:10 AM MON 27/04/15
Snowy R. at Willis NA
Suggan Bugg. R. at Sug. Bug. 1.83m steady 09:00 AM MON 27/04/15
Snowy R. at McKillop's Br. 2.12m falling 08:12 AM MON 27/04/15
Snowy R. at Basin Creek 3.19m steady 09:03 AM MON 27/04/15
Buchan R. at Buchan 1.7m falling 09:00 AM MON 27/04/15
Snowy R. at Jarrahmond 2.98m steady 09:00 AM MON 27/04/15
Snowy R. at Orbost 3.08m steady 05:45 AM MON 27/04/15

Flood Warnings, Flood Watches, River Height and Rainfall information are
available on the Bureau of Meteorology web site at Flood Warnings and Flood Watches for
Victorian Catchments are available on: Telephone Weather Service No. 1300

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