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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Goulburn River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Goulburn River

for catchment areas upstream of Lake Eildon

Issued at 10:39 am EST on Saturday 19 August 2017
Flood Warning Number: 2

Rainfall has eased over the Upper Goulburn Catchment and now further
significant rainfall is forecast.

Goulburn River upstream of Lake Eildon:
The Goulburn River at Doherty's has dropped below the minor flood level (2.0
m) and is continuing to fall slowly.
No flooding is expected downstream of Lake Eildon

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:

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

Latest River Heights:
Goulburn River at Dohertys, 1.99, Steady, 08:45 AM SAT 19/08/17
Jamieson River at Gerrang Bridge, 2.57, Rising, 09:00 AM SAT 19/08/17
Goulburn River D/S Lake Eildon, 0.78, Steady, 08:30 AM SAT 19/08/17

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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