Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Goulburn River
Final Flood Warning for the Hughes Creek
Issued at 10:21 am EDT on Monday 4 January 2016
Severe thunderstorms produced areas of heavy rainfall in the Goulburn catchment
particularly in the Seymour area during Sunday. Rainfall totals of 78mm were
recorded at Graytown, 48mm at Whitehaeads Creek, 45mm at Moorilim, 41mm at
Mangalore, 33mm at Murchison and 32mm at Booroola.
Significant stream rises have been observed in the tributaries of the Goulburn
River in the Seymour area during Sunday afternoon and overnight into Monday.
River levels are currently receding.
Isolated thunderstorms have been forecast for Monday in the Goulburn catchment.
Hughes Creek at Tarcombe Road peaked around the Moderate Flood Level (2.8
metres) during Sunday evening. The river is currently below the Minor flood
Level (2.0 metres) and falling.
In the interests of community safety the SES suggests 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:
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
PLEASE NOTE: Some flood class levels have changed. This is as a result of a
recent review to better represent the water levels at which minor, moderate and
major flood impacts occur. For the list of flood class levels and definitions
of minor, moderate and major flooding see
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts
No further Flood Warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Delatite R. at Tonga Bridge 0.57m steady 06:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Goulburn R. at Dohertys 0.35m steady 06:45 AM MON 04/01/16
Goulburn R. D/S Lake Eildon 1.63m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Rubicon R at Rubicon 0.42m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Home Ck. at Yarck 0.05m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Acheron R. at Taggerty 0.42m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Yea R. at Devlins Bridge 0.44m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Yea R at Yea NA
King Parrot Ck. at Flowerdale 0.29m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Goulburn R. at Trawool 1.39m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Sunday Ck. at Tallarook -0m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Sugarloaf Ck. at Ash Bridge -0.07m steady 07:45 AM MON 04/01/16
Mollison Ck at Pyalong 1.17m steady 08:06 AM MON 04/01/16
Whiteheads Ck at Whiteheads Ck 1.55m steady 09:32 AM MON 04/01/16
Goulburn R at Seymour NA
Hughes Ck at Tarcombe Rd 1.08m steady 09:37 AM MON 04/01/16
Major Ck. at Graytown 0.19m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Goulburn R at Goulburn Weir D/S 113.92m steady 08:53 AM MON 04/01/16
Goulburn R at Murchison 1.82m steady 09:38 AM MON 04/01/16
Pranjip Ck. at Moorilim 0.45m steady 08:45 AM MON 04/01/16
Castle Ck. at Arcadia -0.29m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Goulburn R at Kialla West 1.49m falling 09:40 AM MON 04/01/16
Seven Cks at Euroa 0.64m steady 08:45 AM MON 04/01/16
Stoney Ck. at Tamleugh 0.18m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Seven Cks at Kialla West 0.94m steady 08:30 AM MON 04/01/16
Broken R. at Orrvale 1.19m steady 08:11 AM MON 04/01/16
Goulburn R at Shepparton 2.6m steady 08:06 AM MON 04/01/16
Goulburn R. at McCoys Bridge 1.28m steady 07:45 AM MON 04/01/16
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
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) is currently developing a new climate model to improve seasonal forecasts for agriculturalists.