Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Latrobe River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning For The Latrobe River
Issued at 02:03 PM EST on Friday 08 May 2020
Flood Watch Number: 8

Minor flooding has eased along the Latrobe River at Rosedale.
In the 24 hours to 9 am Friday, no significant rain was recorded in the Latrobe River catchment. No significant rain is forecast for the remainder of Friday. Showers are forecast for Saturday with totals of around 10-30 mm expected.

Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:
No further flooding is expected in the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) fell below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Thursday evening and is currently at 3.79 metres and falling.

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.}
Contact Information
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:
Latrobe River at Noojee,1.04,Rising,01:23 PM FRI 08/05/20
Latrobe River at Willow Grove,1.38,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 08/05/20
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction,0.91,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 08/05/20
Tanjil River at Tanjil South,1.56,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 08/05/20
Moe River at Darnum,1.35,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 08/05/20
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East,0.84,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 08/05/20
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale,0.88,Steady,01:48 PM FRI 08/05/20
Narracan Creek at Moe,0.82,Steady,01:39 PM FRI 08/05/20
Morwell River at Boolarra,0.59,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 08/05/20
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge,1.99,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 08/05/20
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream),3.79,Falling,01:20 PM FRI 08/05/20
Latrobe River at Kilmany,4.99,Steady,01:00 PM FRI 08/05/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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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