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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Latrobe River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Latrobe River

Issued at 9:44 am EST on Tuesday 19 September 2017
Flood Warning Number: 5

Minor flooding has eased in the Latrobe River.

In the 24 hours to 9 am Tuesday, rainfall totals of 5 to 10 mm have been
observed in the Latrobe River catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast
for the next few days.

Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:
No flooding is expected in the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.

The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is currently peaking around 3.90
metres and steady. The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is likely to
remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Tuesday.

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.

Contact Information
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:
Latrobe River at Noojee, 1.03, Steady, 10:26 AM TUE 19/09/17
Latrobe River at Willow Grove, 1.39, Steady, 08:30 AM TUE 19/09/17
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction, 0.95, Steady, 08:45 AM TUE 19/09/17
Tanjil River at Tanjil South, 1.09, Steady, 08:45 AM TUE 19/09/17
Moe River at Darnum, 1.62, Falling, 08:45 AM TUE 19/09/17
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East, 1.22, Falling, 08:45 AM TUE 19/09/17
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale, 0.89, Steady, 08:13 AM TUE 19/09/17
Narracan Creek at Moe, 0.81, Steady, 09:36 AM TUE 19/09/17
Latrobe River at Yallourn (L5), 36.19, Steady, 08:30 AM TUE 19/09/17
Morwell River at Boolarra, 0.76, Steady, 08:30 AM TUE 19/09/17
Morwell River at Yallourn, 3.16, Falling, 05:30 AM TUE 19/09/17
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge, 2.51, Falling, 08:30 AM TUE 19/09/17
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream), 3.89, Steady, 09:30 AM TUE 19/09/17
Latrobe River at Kilmany, 4.98, Steady, 07:45 AM TUE 19/09/17

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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