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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Campaspe River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Campaspe River

Issued at 4:44 pm EDT on Friday 7 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 3

Minor flooding has eased along the Campaspe River.

Campaspe River Barnadown to Rochester:
The Campaspe River at Campaspe Weir is below the minor flood level (121.2 m)
and falling.

The Campaspe River at Rochester Town is currently at 111.96 metres (minor flood
level 113.00 m) 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:
http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

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

Latest River Heights:
Campaspe River at Redesdale, 1.37, Steady, 03:30 PM FRI 07/10/16
Wild Duck Creek U/S Heathcote, 1.31, Steady, 03:30 PM FRI 07/10/16
Campaspe River D/S Lake Eppalock, 156.32, Falling, 03:45 PM FRI 07/10/16
Axe Creek at Strathfieldsaye, 1.63, Steady, 03:45 PM FRI 07/10/16
Campaspe River at Barnadown, 2.64, Falling, 03:45 PM FRI 07/10/16
Campaspe River at Campaspe Weir, 121.14, Falling, 03:30 PM FRI 07/10/16
Campaspe River at Rochester Town, 111.96, Falling, 08:00 AM FRI 07/10/16
Campaspe River at Rochester Syphon, 6.88, Steady, 03:45 PM FRI 07/10/16

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.
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