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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 10:26 am EST on Friday 16 September 2016
Flood Warning Number: 7

No significant rainfall has been recorded in the Campaspe River catchment in
the 24 hours to 9am Friday. No significant rainfall is forecast for the
remainder of Friday.
No further flooding is expected in the Campaspe River catchment for this event.

Campaspe River upstream of Lake Eppalock:
The Campaspe River at Redesdale is currently at 1.95 metres (minor flood level
2.0 metres) and falling.

Campaspe River Barnadown to Rochester:
No further flooding is expected in the Campaspe River Barnadown to Rochester.

The Campaspe River at Rochester Town peaked at 112.74 metres (minor flood level
113.0 metres) around 9:00 pm Thursday and is currently at 112.28 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:
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, 1.95, Falling, 09:45 AM FRI 16/09/16
Wild Duck Creek U/S Heathcote, 1.66, Falling, 09:45 AM FRI 16/09/16
Campaspe River D/S Lake Eppalock, 153.20, Steady, 09:45 AM FRI 16/09/16
Axe Creek at Strathfieldsaye, 1.81, Steady, 08:45 AM FRI 16/09/16
Campaspe River at Barnadown, 1.90, Falling, 09:45 AM FRI 16/09/16
Campaspe River at Campaspe Weir, 121.08, Falling, 09:30 AM FRI 16/09/16
Campaspe River at Rochester Town, 112.28, Falling, 09:00 AM FRI 16/09/16
Campaspe River at Rochester Syphon, 7.22, Falling, 09:45 AM FRI 16/09/16

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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