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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 10:48 am EDT on Wednesday 10 December 2014

In the 24 hours to 9 AM Wednesday, no significant rainfall has been recorded in
the Latrobe River catchment. Rainfall totals of 5 to 10 mm have been forecast
for the remainder of Wednesday.

River levels in the lower reaches of the Latrobe River are below the minor
flood level and falling. No further flooding is expected.

Rosedale
The Latrobe River at Rosedale peaked near the Minor Flood Level (4.0 metres)
around midday Tuesday. High stream levels are expected to continue around and
downstream of Rosedale for the remainder of Wednesday.

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:
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 http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts

Next Issue:
No further Flood Warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Latrobe R. at Noojee NA
Latrobe R. at Willow Grove 1.08m steady 09:00 AM WED 10/12/14
Tanjil R. at Tanjil Junction 0.65m steady 08:30 AM WED 10/12/14
Tanjil R. at Tanjil South 1.41m steady 08:30 AM WED 10/12/14
Moe R. at Darnum 1.13m falling 08:45 AM WED 10/12/14
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East 0.51m steady 08:45 AM WED 10/12/14
Narracan Ck. at Thorpdale 0.61m steady 10:04 AM WED 10/12/14
Narracan Ck. at Moe 0.52m steady 09:13 AM WED 10/12/14
Morwell R. at Boolarra 0.48m steady 09:00 AM WED 10/12/14
Latrobe R. at Thom's Bridge 1.12m steady 05:30 AM WED 10/12/14
Traralgon Ck. at Koornalla 0.78m steady 10:27 AM WED 10/12/14
Traralgon Ck. at Traralgon South 1.14m steady 10:32 AM WED 10/12/14
Traralgon Ck. at Traralgon (Hwy) 1.18m steady 09:56 AM WED 10/12/14
Latrobe R. at Rosedale 3.64m falling 10:14 AM WED 10/12/14

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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