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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 10:20 am EDT on Monday 4 December 2017
Flood Warning Number: 10

No further flooding is expected in the Ovens and King River Catchments for this
event.





Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point:
Minor flooding is no longer expected for the Ovens River downstream of Rocky
Point.

The Ovens River at Wangaratta peaked at 11.75 metres (minor flood level 11.90
metres) around 05:00 am Monday 04 December and is currently at 11.70 metres and
falling.

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, 1.58, Falling, 09:51 AM MON 04/12/17
Ovens River at Bright, 2.29, Steady, 10:09 AM MON 04/12/17
Buckland River at Upper Buckland (Twelve Mile), 1.86, Falling, 09:30 AM MON 04/12/17
Buckland River at Harris Lane, 2.17, Steady, 10:11 AM MON 04/12/17
Ovens River at Eurobin, 3.42, Falling, 09:50 AM MON 04/12/17
Happy Valley Creek at Rosewhite, 0.47, Steady, 07:55 AM MON 04/12/17
Ovens River at Myrtleford, 2.73, Rising, 09:45 AM MON 04/12/17
Buffalo River at Abbeyard, 1.17, Steady, 09:30 AM MON 04/12/17
Rose River at Matong North, 0.72, Steady, 09:39 AM MON 04/12/17
Dandongadale River at Matong North, 1.02, Steady, 08:43 AM MON 04/12/17
Buffalo River D/S Rose River Junction, 1.69, Steady, 10:09 AM MON 04/12/17
Buffalo River at Lake Buffalo HG, 263.67, Steady, 10:11 AM MON 04/12/17
Buffalo River D/S Lake Buffalo, 1.12, Steady, 10:02 AM MON 04/12/17
Ovens River at Rocky Point, 2.18, Falling, 09:28 AM MON 04/12/17
King River at Cheshunt, 1.10, Steady, 09:28 AM MON 04/12/17
King River at Edi, 1.38, Steady, 09:45 AM MON 04/12/17
Boggy Creek at Angleside, 0.69, Steady, 10:06 AM MON 04/12/17
King River at Docker Rd Bridge, 2.85, Falling, 10:06 AM MON 04/12/17
Hurdle Creek at Bobinawarrah, 0.44, Steady, 09:25 AM MON 04/12/17
Fifteen Mile Creek at Greta South, 1.07, Steady, 08:45 AM MON 04/12/17
Fifteen Mile Creek at Glenrowan, 0.48, Steady, 09:42 AM MON 04/12/17
Ovens River at Wangaratta, 11.66, Falling, 09:45 AM MON 04/12/17
Ovens River at Peechelba East, 129.39, Rising, 09:45 AM MON 04/12/17

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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