Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Murray River upstream of Hume Weir
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 10:03 am EST on Monday 22 July 2013
In the 24 hours to 9am Monday rainfall totals of less than 10 mm have been
recorded in the Murray River catchment upstream of Lake Hume. Isolated showers
have been forecast with rainfall totals of up to 5 mm expected for the
remainder of Monday.
Stream levels along the Murray River Upstream of Lake Hume are below flood
levels and no further flooding is expected for this event.
Upstream of Jingellic
The Murray River at Biggara is expected to remain below the minor flood level.
Snowy Hydro advise that as at 09:00 (24hr time) releases from Khancoban were
below the Minor Flood Flow (113 m3/sec). No flooding is expected at this
location for this event.
The Murray River at Bringenbrong peaked around the Minor Flood Level (3.0
metres) during Sunday morning. The river level fell during Sunday and into
Monday and a small renewed rise is occurring however no further flooding is
expected at this location for this event.
The Murray River at Jingellic is currently peaking below the Minor Flood Level
(4.0 metres). High stream levels are expected to continue around and downstream
of Jingellic for the remainder of Monday into Tuesday.
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:
Murray R. at Biggara 1.43m steady 09:00 AM MON 22/07/13
Murray R. at Bringenbrong 2.72m rising 09:00 AM MON 22/07/13
Corryong Ck. at Towong 1.88m steady 08:45 AM MON 22/07/13
Tooma R. at Pinegrove 2.24m steady 08:00 AM MON 22/07/13
Cudgewa Ck. at Berringama 1.81m falling 07:30 AM MON 22/07/13
Cudgewa Ck. at Cudgewa North 1.07m steady 08:45 AM MON 22/07/13
Murray R. at Jingellic 3.74m falling 08:45 AM MON 22/07/13
Jingellic Ck at Jingellic 1.66m steady 09:00 AM MON 22/07/13
Tallangatta Ck. at McCallums 1.13m steady 08:45 AM MON 22/07/13
Murray R at Hume Dam W/L 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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