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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Kiewa River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Kiewa River
Issued at 9:32 am EST on Wednesday 23 July 2014
In the 24 hours to 9AM Wednesday, no significant rainfall has been recorded in
the Kiewa River catchment. No significant rainfall has been forecast for this
catchment for the remainder of Wednesday.

River levels are now below minor flood levels in the Kiewa River.

Mongans Bridge
The Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge is below the Minor Flood Level (2.4 metres).

The Kiewa River at Kiewa is below the Minor Flood Level (3.3 metres).

Bandiana
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is below the Minor Flood Level (2.7 metres).

In the interests of community safety the SES suggests the 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.

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts

Next Issue:
The next Flood Warning will be issued by 9:30AM Wednesday 22 July 2014.

Latest River Heights:
Kiewa R. at Mongans Bridge 1.37m steady 08:45 AM WED 23/07/14
Kiewa R. at Kiewa Main Channel 2.53m steady 08:45 AM WED 23/07/14
Kiewa R. at Kiewa Anabranch 0.44m steady 08:45 AM WED 23/07/14
Yack'andah Ck. at Osbornes Flat 0.98m steady 05:30 AM WED 23/07/14
Kiewa R. at Bandiana 2.64m steady 08:45 AM WED 23/07/14

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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