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Minor Flood Warning for the Latrobe River

Fri 09:49 EST
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Latrobe River

Issued at 9:49 am EST on Friday 23 August 2019
Flood Warning Number: 5

Minor flooding will continue in the Latrobe River around Thoms Bridge and
Rosedale during Friday.

In the 24 hours to 9 am Friday rainfall totals of less than 2 mm were recorded
in the Latrobe River catchment, with the exception of 10 mm observed at Mt Baw
Baw. No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Friday.

Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek.

The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is currently at 4.14 metres and steady. The
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is expected to remain around the minor flood
level (4.00 m) during Friday.

Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.

The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is currently at 4.14 metres and
steady. The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is expected to remain above
the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Friday.

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:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Saturday 24 August 2019.

Latest River Heights:
Latrobe River at Noojee, 1.14, Steady, 08:07 AM FRI 23/08/19
Latrobe River at Willow Grove, 1.77, Steady, 08:45 AM FRI 23/08/19
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction, 1.05, Steady, 08:30 AM FRI 23/08/19
Tanjil River at Tanjil South, 1.11, Steady, 08:30 AM FRI 23/08/19
Moe River at Darnum, 2.18, Steady, 08:45 AM FRI 23/08/19
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East, 2.63, Falling, 08:45 AM FRI 23/08/19
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale, 1.12, Steady, 09:19 AM FRI 23/08/19
Narracan Creek at Moe, 0.96, Steady, 09:14 AM FRI 23/08/19
Latrobe River at Yallourn (L5), 37.54, Steady, 02:30 PM THU 22/08/19
Morwell River at Boolarra, 1.08, Steady, 08:30 AM FRI 23/08/19
Morwell River at Yallourn, 3.25, Steady, 08:30 AM FRI 23/08/19
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge, 4.14, Steady, 08:45 AM FRI 23/08/19
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream), 4.13, Steady, 09:19 AM FRI 23/08/19
Latrobe River at Kilmany, 4.98, Steady, 08:30 AM FRI 23/08/19

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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