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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 9:52 am EST on Wednesday 6 August 2014
River levels are below minor flood levels in the Kiewa River.

In the 24 hours to 9AM Wednesday, no rainfall was recorded in the Kiewa River
catchment. No significant rainfall has been forecast for several days.

Mongans Bridge
The Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge is below the Minor Flood Level (2.4 metres).
No further stream rises are expected at this location.


The Kiewa River at Kiewa is below the Minor Flood Level (3.3 metres). No
further stream rises are expected at this location.

Bandiana
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is below the Minor Flood Level (2.7 metres). No
further stream rises are expected at this location.

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

Latest River Heights:
Kiewa R. at Mongans Bridge 1.53m steady 08:45 AM WED 06/08/14
Kiewa R. at Kiewa Main Channel 2.48m steady 05:45 AM WED 06/08/14
Kiewa R. at Kiewa Anabranch 0.41m steady 08:45 AM WED 06/08/14
Yack'andah Ck. at Osbornes Flat 0.89m steady 08:45 AM WED 06/08/14
Kiewa R. at Bandiana 2.51m steady 08:45 AM WED 06/08/14

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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