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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Traralgon Creek

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Traralgon Creek
Issued at 8:13 am EST on Saturday 24 August 2013
Since 9AM Friday, rainfall totals of up to 28 mm have been recorded in the
Traralgon Creek catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the
remainder of Saturday.

The Traralgon Creek at Traralgon peaked around 3.1 metres (below the Minor
Flood Level of 3.5 metres) around 1AM Saturday morning. No further flooding is
expected for this event.

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://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/trafficalerts

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:
Traralgon Ck. at Koornalla 1.44m steady 07:46 AM SAT 24/08/13
Traralgon Ck. at Traralgon South 3.53m steady 08:02 AM SAT 24/08/13
Traralgon Ck. at Traralgon (Hwy) 2.88m steady 07:45 AM SAT 24/08/13

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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