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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Goulburn River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Goulburn River

Issued at 6:04 am EST on Friday 30 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 2

In the 24 hours to 6 am Friday, rainfall totals of up to 30 mm have been
recorded in the Goulburn River catchment. Rainfall totals of up to 10mm are
forecast during Friday.
Strong river rises and areas of minor flooding are occurring in the Goulburn
River catchment.

Yea River:
The Yea River at Devlin's Bridge peaked at 1.95 metres, and is now below minor
flood level (1.8 metres) and fallling.

Goulburn River Lake Eildon to Seymour:
Minor flooding is likely along the Goulburn River Lake Eildon to Seymour.

The Goulburn River at Seymour is currently at 3.30 metres and rising. The
Goulburn River at Seymour is likely to exceed the minor flood level (3.80 m)
Friday morning.

Hughes Creek:
Hughes Creek at Tarcombe Road is currently at 2.35 metres (minor flood level
2.0 metres) and rising.

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:
The next warning will be issued by 05:00 pm EST on Friday 30 September 2016.

Latest River Heights:
Delatite River at Tonga Bridge, 2.05, Rising, 04:30 AM FRI 30/09/16
Goulburn River at Dohertys, 1.05, Steady, 03:45 AM FRI 30/09/16
Jamieson River at Gerrang Bridge, 1.99, Steady, 04:45 AM FRI 30/09/16
Goulburn River D/S Lake Eildon, 0.68, Steady, 04:30 AM FRI 30/09/16
Rubicon River at Rubicon, 0.87, Rising, 04:30 AM FRI 30/09/16
Acheron River at Taggerty, 1.72, Rising, 05:05 AM FRI 30/09/16
Home Creek at Yarck, 1.01, Steady, 05:42 AM FRI 30/09/16
Yea River at Devlins Bridge, 1.26, Steady, 05:38 AM FRI 30/09/16
Yea River at Yea, 2.58, Steady, 05:19 AM FRI 30/09/16
Goulburn River at Ghin Ghin, 4.64, Rising, 04:30 AM FRI 30/09/16
King Parrot Creek at Flowerdale, 1.25, Rising, 04:30 AM FRI 30/09/16
Goulburn River at Trawool, 2.70, Rising, 04:45 AM FRI 30/09/16
Sunday Creek at Tallarook, 2.61, Falling, 03:30 AM FRI 30/09/16
Mollisons Creek at Pyalong, 1.70, Falling, 05:45 AM FRI 30/09/16
Sugarloaf Creek at Ash Bridge, 2.57, Rising, 04:45 AM FRI 30/09/16
Goulburn River at Seymour, 3.30, Rising, 03:30 AM Fri 30/09/16
Whiteheads Creek at Whiteheads Creek, 2.51, Falling, 05:41 AM FRI 30/09/16
Hughes Creek at Tarcombe Rd, 2.35, Rising, 05:42 AM FRI 30/09/16
Major Creek at Graytown, 1.31, Rising, 04:45 AM FRI 30/09/16
Goulburn River at Goulburn Weir HG, 124.23, Steady, 05:40 AM FRI 30/09/16
Goulburn River at Murchison, 4.66, Steady, 05:45 AM FRI 30/09/16
Pranjip Creek at Moorilim, 1.25, Steady, 05:28 AM FRI 30/09/16
Goulburn River at Kialla West, 5.17, Steady, 05:40 AM FRI 30/09/16
Goulburn River at Shepparton, 5.48, Steady, 05:29 AM FRI 30/09/16
Goulburn River at McCoys Bridge, 5.56, Falling, 02:45 AM FRI 30/09/16

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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