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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Goulburn River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Final Flood Warning for the Goulburn River
Issued at 10:12 am EST on Friday 5 August 2016

Water levels are expected to remain below minor flood levels in the Goulburn
River catchment.


The Goulburn River at Shepparton peaked around 9.39 metres (minor flood level
9.5 metres) Thursday evening and is currently falling.

McCoys Bridge
The Goulburn River at Mccoys Bridge is expected to peak below the minor flood
level (9.0 metres).

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:
Delatite R. at Tonga Bridge 1.16m steady 02:30 AM FRI 05/08/16
Goulburn R. at Dohertys 1.48m steady 05:45 AM FRI 05/08/16
Goulburn R. D/S Lake Eildon 0.59m steady 08:30 AM FRI 05/08/16
Rubicon R at Rubicon 0.82m steady 08:30 AM FRI 05/08/16
Acheron R. at Taggerty 1.26m steady 09:24 AM FRI 05/08/16
Home Ck. at Yarck 0.48m steady 08:53 AM FRI 05/08/16
Yea R. at Devlins Bridge 0.79m steady 09:18 AM FRI 05/08/16
Yea R at Yea NA
Goulburn R. at Ghin Ghin 3.98m steady 08:30 AM FRI 05/08/16
King Parrot Ck. at Flowerdale 0.75m falling 08:30 AM FRI 05/08/16
Goulburn R. at Trawool 1.9m steady 08:30 AM FRI 05/08/16
Mollison Ck at Pyalong 1.25m steady 10:00 AM FRI 05/08/16
Sugarloaf Ck. at Ash Bridge 1m steady 08:45 AM FRI 05/08/16
Sunday Ck. at Tallarook 0.52m falling 05:45 AM FRI 05/08/16
Goulburn R at Seymour 2.27m falling 08:30 AM FRI 05/08/16
Whiteheads Ck at Whiteheads Ck 1.47m steady 09:26 AM FRI 05/08/16
Hughes Ck at Tarcombe Rd 1.4m falling 08:45 AM FRI 05/08/16
Major Ck. at Graytown 0.53m steady 08:30 AM FRI 05/08/16
Goulburn R at Goulburn Weir D/S 5.15m falling 08:45 AM FRI 05/08/16
Goulburn R at Murchison 4.63m steady 10:00 AM FRI 05/08/16
Pranjip Ck. at Moorilim 2.86m steady 09:56 AM FRI 05/08/16
Goulburn R at Kialla West 8.59m falling 09:50 AM FRI 05/08/16
Stoney Ck. at Tamleugh 2.04m steady 10:01 AM FRI 05/08/16
Goulburn R at Shepparton 9.17m falling 09:59 AM FRI 05/08/16
Goulburn R. at McCoys Bridge 6.88m rising 08:30 AM FRI 05/08/16

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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