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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - King River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Ovens and King Rivers

Issued at 9:55 am EST on Tuesday 22 August 2017
Flood Warning Number: 11

In the 24 hours to 9am Tuesday, no significant rainfall totals were recorded
over the Ovens and King Catchments. There is no significant rainfall forecast
for the next few days.

King River:
The King River at Docker Rd Bridge is below the minor flood level.

Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point:
Minor flooding has eased in the Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point.

The Ovens River at Wangaratta fell below the minor flood level on Monday
evening .

Flood Safety Advice:
SES advises that all community members should:
Never walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Never allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains during and after heavy rain,
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may
contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks, and heavy rainfall increases
the potential for landslides and debris across roads.

Current Emergency Information is available at http://emergency.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/

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Ovens River at Harrietville, 1.88, Steady, 08:36 AM TUE 22/08/17
Ovens River at Bright, 2.12, Steady, 09:08 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buckland River at Upper Buckland (Twelve Mile), 1.79, Falling, 08:45 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buckland River at Harris Lane, 2.01, Steady, 09:18 AM TUE 22/08/17
Ovens River at Eurobin, 3.20, Steady, 08:15 AM TUE 22/08/17
Happy Valley Creek at Rosewhite, 0.51, Steady, 06:54 AM TUE 22/08/17
Ovens River at Myrtleford, 2.55, Steady, 08:45 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buffalo River at Abbeyard, 1.27, Falling, 05:30 AM TUE 22/08/17
Rose River at Matong North, 0.85, Steady, 08:50 AM TUE 22/08/17
Dandongadale River at Matong North, 1.12, Steady, 07:34 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buffalo River D/S Rose River Junction, 1.90, Steady, 08:45 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buffalo River at Lake Buffalo HG, 261.61, Steady, 09:14 AM TUE 22/08/17
Buffalo River D/S Lake Buffalo, 1.75, Steady, 07:51 AM TUE 22/08/17
Ovens River at Rocky Point, 2.24, Steady, 08:47 AM TUE 22/08/17
King River at Cheshunt, 0.98, Steady, 08:02 AM TUE 22/08/17
King River at Edi, 1.38, Steady, 05:45 AM TUE 22/08/17
Boggy Creek at Angleside, 0.87, Steady, 08:30 AM TUE 22/08/17
King River at Docker Rd Bridge, 2.68, Steady, 09:06 AM TUE 22/08/17
Hurdle Creek at Bobinawarrah, 0.52, Steady, 06:43 AM TUE 22/08/17
Fifteen Mile Creek at Greta South, 1.25, Steady, 08:17 AM TUE 22/08/17
Fifteen Mile Creek at Glenrowan, 0.62, Steady, 07:25 AM TUE 22/08/17
Ovens River at Wangaratta, 11.64, Falling, 08:45 AM TUE 22/08/17

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 217. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.
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