Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Latrobe River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning For The Latrobe River
Issued at 09:45 AM EST on Wednesday 23 June 2021
Flood Watch Number: 27

MINOR FLOODING HAS EASED AT ROSEDALE
The Latrobe River at Rosedale fell below the minor flood level during Wednesday early morning, and will continue to fall slowly over the next few days.
In the 24 hours to 9am Wednesday, no significant rainfall has been recorded In the Latrobe River catchment. Showers are forecast for Wednesday and Thursday, but no significant rainfall totals expected.

Latrobe River upstream of Yallourn:
River levels in the Latrobe River at Willow Grove are below the minor flood level. No further flooding is expected for this event.
Moe River:
River levels in the Moe River are below the minor flood level. No further flooding is expected for this event.
Tanjil River:
River levels in the Tanjil River are below the minor flood level. No further flooding is expected for this event.
Morwell River:
The Morwell River at Boolara is below the minor flood level. No further flooding is expected for this event.
Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek:
The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is below the minor flood level. No further flooding is expected for this event.
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 Wednesday early morning and is currently at 3.94 metres and falling.
River levels in the Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) will continue to fall over the next few days.

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,1.05,Steady,08:00 AM WED 23/06/21
Latrobe River at Willow Grove,1.63,Steady,09:00 AM WED 23/06/21
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction,0.82,Steady,09:00 AM WED 23/06/21
Tanjil River at Tanjil South,1.62,Steady,09:00 AM WED 23/06/21
Moe River at Darnum,1.16,Steady,09:00 AM WED 23/06/21
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East,0.60,Steady,09:00 AM WED 23/06/21
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale,0.56,Steady,09:07 AM WED 23/06/21
Narracan Creek at Moe,0.63,Steady,07:26 AM WED 23/06/21
Morwell River at Boolarra,0.29,Steady,09:00 AM WED 23/06/21
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge,1.90,Steady,09:00 AM WED 23/06/21
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream),3.94,Falling,08:51 AM WED 23/06/21
Latrobe River at Kilmany,4.97,Steady,09:00 AM WED 23/06/21

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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