Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Goulburn River
Final Flood Warning for the Goulburn River
Issued at 10:08 am EDT on Friday 14 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 20
Goulburn River downstream of Shepparton:
Minor flooding has eased along the Goulburn River downstream of Shepparton.
The Goulburn River at McCoys Bridge is currently at 8.95 metres (minor flood
level 9.0 metres) and falling.
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:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Goulburn River D/S Lake Eildon, 0.64, Steady, 08:30 AM FRI 14/10/16
Goulburn River at Trawool, 1.66, Steady, 08:30 AM FRI 14/10/16
Hughes Creek at Tarcombe Rd, 1.24, Steady, 09:32 AM FRI 14/10/16
Major Creek at Graytown, 0.47, Steady, 08:30 AM FRI 14/10/16
Goulburn River at Goulburn Weir HG, 124.17, Steady, 09:21 AM FRI 14/10/16
Goulburn River at Murchison, 3.53, Steady, 09:34 AM FRI 14/10/16
Pranjip Creek at Moorilim, 1.11, Steady, 09:09 AM FRI 14/10/16
Goulburn River at Kialla West, 6.89, Steady, 09:20 AM FRI 14/10/16
Goulburn River at Shepparton, 7.76, Falling, 09:27 AM FRI 14/10/16
Goulburn River at McCoys Bridge, 8.95, Falling, 05:45 AM FRI 14/10/16
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.
If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.
Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.
Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.