Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for Seven Creeks and Castle Creek

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning For The Seven And Castle Creeks
Issued at 11:35 AM EST on Tuesday 27 July 2021
Flood Watch Number: 4

MINOR FLOODING EASED AT EUROA
Minor flooding has eased along the Seven Creeks at Euroa. Renewed river rises are possible based on forecast rainfall in the next few days.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Tuesday, rainfall totals up to 5 mm were recorded in the Seven and Castle Creeks catchments. No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Tuesday.

Castle Creek:
Flooding is no longer expected along the Castle Creek.
Seven Creeks to Euroa:
Minor flooding has eased along the Seven Creeks to Euroa. Renewed river rises are possible based on forecast rainfall in the next few days.
The Seven Creeks at Euroa has fallen below the minor flood level and is currently at 2.49 metres and falling slowly.
The Seven Creeks at Euroa is expected to remain below the minor flood level (2.50 m) during Tuesday.

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:
Seven Creeks D/S Polly McQuinns Weir,0.94,Steady,11:13 AM TUE 27/07/21
Seven Creeks at Galls Gap Rd,1.25,Steady,11:27 AM TUE 27/07/21
Seven Creeks at Euroa,2.49,Steady,10:53 AM TUE 27/07/21
Castle Creek at Telfords Bridge,0.62,Steady,10:54 AM TUE 27/07/21
Castle Creek at Arcadia,1.42,Steady,10:46 AM TUE 27/07/21
Honeysuckle Creek at U/S Violet Town,0.53,Steady,09:47 AM TUE 27/07/21
Stoney Creek at Tamleugh,2.45,Steady,10:50 AM TUE 27/07/21
Seven Creeks at Kialla West,3.77,Falling,11:17 AM TUE 27/07/21

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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