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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 10:02 am EST on Thursday 23 June 2016

In the 24 hours to 9:00 AM Thursday no significant rainfall has been recorded
in the Snowy River catchment.

No significant rainfall has been forecast for the Snowy River Catchment for the
next few days.

River levels are now below Minor Flood Levels throughout the Snowy catchment
and falling.

Snowy River downstream of McKillops Bridge
The Snowy River at Mckillops Bridge fell below the Minor Flood Level (2.5
metres) during Wednesday afternoon and is continuing to fall.

The Snowy River at Basin Creek is below the Minor Flood Level (3.5 metres) and

The Snowy River at Jarrahmond is below the Minor Flood Level (4.1 metres) and

The Snowy River at Orbost is below the Minor Flood Level (4.2 metres) and

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:

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 1.02m steady 09:10 AM THU 23/06/16
McLaughlin R at the Hut NA
Bombala River at Bombala 1.42m steady 09:00 AM THU 23/06/16
Little Plains R at Wellesley 0.76m steady 09:00 AM THU 23/06/16
Delegate R. at Quidong 0.79m steady 09:00 AM THU 23/06/16
Snowy R at Burnt Hut Crossing 1.45m steady 09:10 AM THU 23/06/16
Suggan Buggan R at Suggan Buggan 1.82m steady 08:45 AM THU 23/06/16
Snowy R at McKillops Bridge 2.26m falling 09:14 AM THU 23/06/16
Snowy R at Basin Ck 3.16m falling 09:48 AM THU 23/06/16
Buchan R at Buchan 1.5m steady 08:45 AM THU 23/06/16
Snowy R. at Jarrahmond 2.86m falling 08:45 AM THU 23/06/16
Snowy R at Orbost 2.95m falling 08:45 AM THU 23/06/16

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
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