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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Murray River upstream of Lake Hume

Issued at 9:10 am EDT on Monday 4 December 2017
Flood Warning Number: 8

Flooding is no longer expected to develop in the Murray River upstream of Lake
Hume for this event.

Murray River Bringenbrong to Lake Hume:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Murray River Bringenbrong to Lake Hume.

The Murray River at Jingellic is currently at 2.77 metres and steady. The
Murray River at Jingellic is currently peaking below the minor flood level
(4.00 metres).

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:
Murray River at Biggara, 1.05, Falling, 08:00 AM MON 04/12/17
Murray River at Bringenbrong, 2.34, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 04/12/17
Corryong Creek at Towong, 1.13, Falling, 06:45 AM MON 04/12/17
Mannus Creek at Yarramundi, 0.61, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 04/12/17
Mannus Creek at Tooma, 0.60, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 04/12/17
Tumbarumba Creek at Tumbarumba (No 2), 0.76, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 04/12/17
Maragle Creek at Maragle, 0.62, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 04/12/17
Tumbarumba Creek at Bakers, 2.23, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 04/12/17
Welumba Creek at the Square, 0.71, Steady, 08:00 AM MON 04/12/17
Tooma River at Pinegrove, 2.29, Falling, 08:00 AM MON 04/12/17
Cudgewa Creek at Berringama, 1.62, Steady, 07:45 AM MON 04/12/17
Cudgewa Creek at Cudgewa North, 0.70, Falling, 06:45 AM MON 04/12/17
Murray River at Jingellic, 2.77, Steady, 09:06 AM Mon 04/12/17
Jingellic Creek at Jingellic, 1.42, Falling, 08:00 AM MON 04/12/17

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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