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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 9:32 am EST on Tuesday 12 July 2016

River levels are now below Minor Flood Levels throughout the Snowy River
catchment and falling. No further flooding is expected for this event.

Snowy River downstream of McKillops Bridge
The Snowy River at McKillops Bridge has fallen below the minor flood level (2.5
metres). The river is expected to remain below the minor flood level.

The Snowy River at Basin Creek is currently below the minor flood level (3.5
metres). The river is expected to remain below the minor flood level.

Buchan River
The Buchan River at Buchan is currently below the minor flood level (2.5
metres) and falling. The river is expected to remain below the minor flood
level.

Orbost
The Snowy River at Jarrahmond is currently below the minor flood level (4.1
metres) and falling. The river is expected to remain below the minor flood
level.

The Snowy River at Orbost is currently below the minor flood level (4.2
metres). The river is expected to remain below the minor flood level.

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 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 1.08m steady 09:10 AM TUE 12/07/16
McLaughlin R at the Hut 0.8m steady 09:00 AM TUE 12/07/16
Bombala River at Bombala 1.45m steady 09:00 AM TUE 12/07/16
Little Plains R at Wellesley 0.92m steady 06:00 AM TUE 12/07/16
Delegate R. at Quidong 0.9m steady 08:00 AM TUE 12/07/16
Snowy R at Burnt Hut Crossing 1.55m steady 09:10 AM TUE 12/07/16
Suggan Buggan R at Suggan Buggan 2.18m steady 08:45 AM TUE 12/07/16
Snowy R at McKillops Bridge 2.42m steady 08:44 AM TUE 12/07/16
Snowy R at Basin Ck 3.25m steady 09:18 AM TUE 12/07/16
Buchan R at Buchan 1.98m steady 08:45 AM TUE 12/07/16
Snowy R. at Jarrahmond 3m steady 08:45 AM TUE 12/07/16
Snowy R at Orbost 3.16m steady 08:45 AM TUE 12/07/16

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
659217.
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