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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Murray River upstream of Hume Weir

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

This flood warning covers both the Victorian and New South Wales
parts of the Murray River catchment upstream of Lake Hume.

Final Flood Warning for the Murray River U/S of Lake Hume
Issued at 10:36 am EST on Thursday 4 August 2016

Water levels in the Upper Murray catchment are below the minor flood levels and

Upstream of Jingellic
The Murray River at Biggara is below the Minor Flood Level (2.0 metres).

Releases from Khancoban are steady below the Minor Flood Flow 113 m3/sec).

The Murray River at Bringenbrong are below the Minor Flood Level (3.0 metres).

The Murray River at Jingellic peaked below the Minor Flood Level (4.0 metres)
during Wednesday evening. The river is currently at 3.73 metres and falling.

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:

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts

Next Issue:
No further Flood Warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Murray R. at Biggara 1.36m steady 10:00 AM THU 04/08/16
Murray R. at Bringenbrong 2.69m steady 10:00 AM THU 04/08/16
Corryong Ck. at Towong 2.09m steady 08:45 AM THU 04/08/16
Tooma R. at Pinegrove 2.49m steady 10:00 AM THU 04/08/16
Cudgewa Ck. at Berringama 1.8m steady 08:45 AM THU 04/08/16
Cudgewa Ck. at Cudgewa North 1.07m steady 08:45 AM THU 04/08/16
Murray R. at Jingellic 3.73m falling 08:30 AM THU 04/08/16
Jingellic Ck at Jingellic 1.76m steady 10:00 AM THU 04/08/16
Tallangatta Ck. at McCallums 1.3m falling 08:45 AM THU 04/08/16

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
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