Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Snowy River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning For The Snowy River
Issued at 10:47 AM EDT on Friday 03 December 2021
Flood Watch Number: 8

MINOR FLOODING NO LONGER OCCURRING AT MCKILLOPS BRIDGE
Minor flooding is no longer occurring along the Snowy River at McKillops Bridge.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Friday no significant rain was recorded across the Snowy River catchment. Possible isolated thunderstorms may cause localised flash flooding, however no further riverine flooding is expected.

Snowy River to McKillops Bridge:
No further flooding is expected in the Snowy River to McKillops Bridge.
The Snowy River at McKillops Bridge is currently at 2.15 metres and steady.

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.}
In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring SES on 132 500.
For Victoria
*Current Emergency Information is available at www.emergency.vic.gov.au
*Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website: www.traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/
For NSW
* NSW SES: www.ses.nsw.gov.au
* RMS Live Traffic: www.livetraffic.com
Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations for the Snowy River available at: http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/east_gippsland.shtml

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Snowy River at Dalgety Weir,1.05,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 03/12/21
McLaughlin River at the Hut,0.75,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 03/12/21
Bombala River at Bombala,1.38,Steady,10:30 AM FRI 03/12/21
Little Plains River at Wellesley,0.94,Steady,10:15 AM FRI 03/12/21
Delegate River at Quidong,0.85,Steady,10:15 AM FRI 03/12/21
Snowy River at Burnt Hut Crossing,1.34,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 03/12/21
Suggan Buggan River at Suggan Buggan,1.00,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 03/12/21
Snowy River at McKillops Bridge,2.15,Steady,08:42 AM FRI 03/12/21
Snowy River D/S Basin Creek,2.92,Steady,10:33 AM FRI 03/12/21
Buchan River at Buchan,1.57,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 03/12/21
Snowy River at Jarrahmond,2.31,Steady,10:00 AM FRI 03/12/21
Snowy River at Orbost,2.24,Falling,10:00 AM FRI 03/12/21

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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