Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Latrobe River
Final Flood Warning for the Latrobe River
Issued at 9:51 am EST on Friday 4 September 2015
In the 24 hours to 9 AM Friday no significant rainfall has been recorded in the
Latrobe River catchment. No significant rainfall has been forecast for the
remainder of Friday.
River levels are now below minor flood thresholds throughout the Latrobe River
The Latrobe River at Rosedale fell below the Minor Flood Level (4.0 metres)
overnight Thursday into Friday and is currently falling slowly. River levels
will continue to fall slowly throughout the rest of Friday and into the weekend.
In the interests of community safety the SES suggests 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:
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
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
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts
No further Flood Warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Latrobe R at Noojee NA
Latrobe R at Willow Grove 1.29m steady 09:00 AM FRI 04/09/15
Tanjil R. at Tanjil Junction 0.9m steady 09:15 AM FRI 04/09/15
Tanjil R at Tanjil South 1.58m steady 05:30 AM FRI 04/09/15
Moe R at Darnum 1.34m steady 09:00 AM FRI 04/09/15
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East 0.76m falling 09:00 AM FRI 04/09/15
Narracan Ck at Thorpdale 0.84m steady 08:45 AM FRI 04/09/15
Narracan Ck at Moe 0.69m steady 08:45 AM FRI 04/09/15
Morwell R at Boolarra 0.57m steady 09:00 AM FRI 04/09/15
Latrobe R at Thoms Bridge 1.67m steady 09:00 AM FRI 04/09/15
Traralgon Ck at Koornalla 0.87m steady 08:36 AM FRI 04/09/15
Traralgon Ck at Traralgon South 1.21m steady 09:14 AM FRI 04/09/15
Traralgon Ck. at Traralgon (Hwy) 1.17m steady 09:00 AM FRI 04/09/15
Latrobe R at Rosedale 3.86m falling 09:38 AM FRI 04/09/15
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
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