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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 9:37 am EST on Monday 20 July 2015

River levels are now below Minor Flood Levels throughout the Snowy catchment
and will continue to fall slowly throughout Monday and into Tuesday.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days.

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.


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
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/floodclass_south.shtml

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 0.94m steady 09:10 AM MON 20/07/15
Bombala River at Bombala 1.5m steady 09:00 AM MON 20/07/15
Little Plains R at Wellesley 1.22m steady 09:00 AM MON 20/07/15
Delegate R. at Quidong 1.12m steady 07:30 AM MON 20/07/15
Snowy R. at Burnt Hut Crossing 1.78m steady 09:10 AM MON 20/07/15
Suggan Buggan R at Sugan Buggan NA
Snowy R. at McKillop's Br. 2.4m rising 08:48 AM MON 20/07/15
Snowy R. at Basin Creek 3.39m steady 09:11 AM MON 20/07/15
Buchan R. at Buchan 1.64m steady 08:45 AM MON 20/07/15
Snowy R. at Jarrahmond 3.18m steady 09:00 AM MON 20/07/15
Snowy R. at Orbost 3.38m steady 09:00 AM MON 20/07/15

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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