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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Macalister River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Macalister River

Issued at 9:21 am EDT on Monday 4 December 2017
Flood Warning Number: 5

Minor flooding has eased in the Macalister River catchment.

Macalister River upstream of Lake Glenmaggie:
No further flooding is expected in the Macalister River upstream of Lake
Glenmaggie.

The Macalister River at Licola peaked at 2.94 metres around 04:00 pm Saturday
02 December and is currently at 2.30 metres (minor flood level 2.70 m) and
falling.

Flood Safety Advice:
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/

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Macalister River at Glencairn, 1.34, Falling, 06:56 AM MON 04/12/17
Macalister River at Licola, 2.30, Falling, 08:13 AM MON 04/12/17
Macalister River at Stringybark Creek, 1.25, Falling, 07:56 AM MON 04/12/17
Glenmaggie Creek at The Gorge, 1.46, Falling, 07:34 AM MON 04/12/17
Macalister River at Lake Glenmaggie HG, 76.55, Rising, 07:53 AM MON 04/12/17
Macalister River D/S Lake Glenmaggie, 0.68, Falling, 07:26 AM MON 04/12/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.
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