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 09:47 AM EDT on Tuesday 27 October 2020
Flood Watch Number: 4

FLOODING NO LONGER EXPECTED JINGELLIC
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Tuesday, up to 2 mm of rainfall was recorded in the upper Murray catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Tuesday.

Murray River Biggara to Bringenbrong:
No further flooding is expected in the Murray River Biggara to Bringenbrong.
Murray River Bringenbrong to Lake Hume:
No further flooding is expected in the Murray River Bringenbrong to Lake Hume.
The Murray River at Jingellic peaked at 3.64 metres around 11:00 am Monday 26 October and is currently at 3.19 metres and steady.
The Murray River at Jingellic is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 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:
Murray River at Biggara,1.33,Steady,09:30 AM TUE 27/10/20
Murray River at Bringenbrong,2.19,Steady,09:30 AM TUE 27/10/20
Corryong Creek at Towong,1.43,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 27/10/20
Mannus Creek at Yarramundi,0.79,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 27/10/20
Mannus Creek at Tooma,0.62,Steady,09:30 AM TUE 27/10/20
Tumbarumba Creek at Tumbarumba (No 2),0.74,Steady,09:30 AM TUE 27/10/20
Maragle Creek at Maragle,0.60,Steady,09:30 AM TUE 27/10/20
Tumbarumba Creek at Bakers,2.25,Steady,09:30 AM TUE 27/10/20
Welumba Creek at the Square,0.72,Steady,09:30 AM TUE 27/10/20
Tooma River at Pinegrove,2.18,Steady,09:30 AM TUE 27/10/20
Cudgewa Creek at Berringama,1.56,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 27/10/20
Cudgewa Creek at Cudgewa North,0.72,Steady,09:00 AM TUE 27/10/20
Murray River at Jingellic,3.16,Falling,09:00 AM TUE 27/10/20
Jingellic Creek at Jingellic,1.47,Steady,09:30 AM TUE 27/10/20

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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