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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - King River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Final Flood Warning for the Ovens River
Issued at 9:53 am EST on Monday 8 August 2016
Water levels in the Ovens River and below flood levels.

The Ovens River at Wangaratta fell below the minor flood level (11.9 metres)
early Sunday afternoon and is continuing to fall.

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:

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:
Ovens R at Harrietville 1.67m rising 09:26 AM MON 08/08/16
Ovens R at Bright 2.07m steady 09:11 AM MON 08/08/16
Buckland R. at Upper Buckland 1.93m steady 05:30 AM MON 08/08/16
Buckland R. at Harris Lane 1.96m steady 09:21 AM MON 08/08/16
Ovens R at Eurobin 3.13m steady 08:07 AM MON 08/08/16
Ovens R. at Myrtleford 2.49m steady 08:30 AM MON 08/08/16
Happy Valley Ck at Rosewhite 0.59m steady 09:27 AM MON 08/08/16
Buffalo R. at Abbeyard 1.3m steady 08:30 AM MON 08/08/16
Dandongadale R at Matong North 1.18m steady 07:15 AM MON 08/08/16
Rose R at Matong North 0.86m steady 08:05 AM MON 08/08/16
Buffalo R. D/S Lake Buffalo 1.92m steady 09:18 AM MON 08/08/16
Ovens R. at Rocky Point 2.3m steady 09:26 AM MON 08/08/16
King R. D/S Lake William Hovell NA
King R. at Cheshunt 1.01m steady 08:30 AM MON 08/08/16
King R. at Edi 1.41m steady 08:30 AM MON 08/08/16
Boggy Ck. at Angleside 0.95m steady 07:45 AM MON 08/08/16
King R at Docker Rd Bridge 2.89m steady 08:48 AM MON 08/08/16
Hurdle Ck. at Bobinawarrah 0.63m steady 08:30 AM MON 08/08/16
Fifteen Mile Ck. at Greta South 1.41m steady 08:54 AM MON 08/08/16
Fifteen Mile Ck. at Glenrowan 0.86m steady 08:30 AM MON 08/08/16
Ovens R at Wangaratta 11.67m falling 08:30 AM MON 08/08/16
Ovens R. at Peechelba East 130.53m rising 08:45 AM MON 08/08/16

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
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