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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 9:22 am EST on Sunday 12 June 2016
In the 24 hours to 9 AM Sunday, rainfall totals of up to 2.4 mm have been
recorded in the Upper Murray River catchment. No significant rainfall is
expected during Sunday.

Upstream of Jingellic
Snowy Hydro have advised (at 09:00 AM) that releases from Khancoban are
currently below the Minor Flood Flow (113 m3/sec) and are expected to remain
below that level for this event.

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

The Murray River at Jingellic below the Minor Flood Level (4.0 metres).

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 1m steady 02:00 AM SUN 12/06/16
Murray R. at Bringenbrong 2.44m steady 02:00 AM SUN 12/06/16
Corryong Ck. at Towong 1.2m steady 08:45 AM SUN 12/06/16
Tooma R. at Pinegrove 1.88m steady 01:00 AM SUN 12/06/16
Cudgewa Ck. at Berringama 1.53m steady 07:45 AM SUN 12/06/16
Cudgewa Ck. at Cudgewa North 0.51m steady 08:45 AM SUN 12/06/16
Murray R. at Jingellic 2.79m falling 08:30 AM SUN 12/06/16
Jingellic Ck at Jingellic 1.35m steady 11:00 PM SAT 11/06/16
Tallangatta Ck. at McCallums 0.88m steady 08:45 AM SUN 12/06/16

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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