Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Campaspe River
Final Flood Warning for the Campaspe River Upstream of Lake Eppalock
Issued at 10:31 am EST on Tuesday 2 August 2016
In the 24 hours to 9 am Tuesday, rainfall totals of up to 22 mm have been
recorded in the Campaspe catchment. Rainfall totals of up to 5 mm are forecast
for the remainder of Tuesday.
Upstream of Eppalock
The Campaspe River at Redesdale peaked around 2.3 metres (Minor Flood Level 2.0
metres) early Monday morning. The river is below the minor flood level and
Downstream of Eppalock
No flooding is expected downstream of Lake Eppalock.
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:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts
No further flood warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Campaspe R at Redesdale 1.88m falling 08:30 AM TUE 02/08/16
Campaspe R D/S Lake Eppalock 153.1m steady 05:45 AM TUE 02/08/16
Axe Ck. at Strathfieldsaye 1.84m steady 08:45 PM MON 01/08/16
Campaspe R. at Barnadown 1.83m rising 08:45 AM TUE 02/08/16
Mt Pleasant Ck. at Runnymede NA
Campaspe R at Campaspe Weir HG NA
Campaspe R. at Rochester T. 107.78m steady 09:00 AM TUE 02/08/16
Campaspe R. at Rochester Syp. 2.02m rising 08:45 AM TUE 02/08/16
Murray R. at Echuca Wharf 88.57m steady 06:00 AM TUE 02/08/16
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