Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Campaspe River
Final Flood Warning for the Campaspe River Upstream of Lake Eppalock
Issued at 9:54 am EST on Tuesday 17 September 2013
In the 24 hours to 9 AM Tuesday, rainfall totals of up to 58 mm have been
recorded in the Campaspe River catchment. A few showers are possible for the
remainder of Tuesday with totals of up to 5 mm forecast.
Upstream of Eppalock
The Campaspe River at Redesdale fell below the Minor Flood Level (2.0 metres)
early Tuesday morning. River levels are continuing to fall and no further rises
are expected for this event.
Downstream of Eppalock
No flooding is expected downstream of Lake Eppalock.
In the interests of community safety the SES suggests following precautions:
Don't walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Don't allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains, and
Keep well clear of fallen power lines
Current Emergency Information is available at http://www.ses.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 1.69m falling 09:05 AM TUE 17/09/13
Campaspe R. D/S L. Eppalock 154.21m steady 09:45 AM TUE 17/09/13
Axe Ck. at Strathfieldsaye 1.76m steady 08:45 AM TUE 17/09/13
Campaspe R. at Barnadown 2.1m steady 08:45 AM TUE 17/09/13
Mt Pleasant Ck. at Runnymede 0.81m steady 08:23 AM TUE 17/09/13
Campaspe R. at C'paspe W NA
Campaspe R. at Rochester T. 108.52m rising 09:00 AM TUE 17/09/13
Campaspe R. at Rochester Syp. 3.38m steady 09:30 AM TUE 17/09/13
Murray R. at Echuca Wharf NA
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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