Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Snowy River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning For The Snowy River
Issued at 12:57 PM EST on Sunday 07 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 3

MINOR FLOODING NO LONGER EXPECTED AT MCKILLOPS BRIDGE
River levels along the Snowy River at Mckillops Bridge peaked below the minor flood level (2.50 metres) early Sunday morning.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Sunday, rainfall totals up to 15 mm have been recorded across the Snowy River catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Sunday.

Snowy River to McKillops Bridge:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Snowy River to McKillops Bridge.
The Snowy River at McKillops Bridge is currently at 2.43 metres and falling, below the minor flood level.
The Snowy River at McKillops Bridge is likely to remain below the minor flood level (2.50 m) overnight Sunday into Monday.

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,1.04,Steady,12:15 PM SUN 07/08/22
McLaughlin River at the Hut,0.45,Steady,12:15 PM SUN 07/08/22
Bombala River at Bombala,1.16,Steady,12:45 PM SUN 07/08/22
Little Plains River at Wellesley,0.76,Steady,12:45 PM SUN 07/08/22
Delegate River at Quidong,0.75,Steady,12:45 PM SUN 07/08/22
Snowy River at Burnt Hut Crossing,1.26,Steady,12:30 PM SUN 07/08/22
Suggan Buggan River at Suggan Buggan,1.28,Steady,12:00 PM SUN 07/08/22
Snowy River at McKillops Bridge,2.43,Falling,03:25 AM SUN 07/08/22
Snowy River D/S Basin Creek,3.07,Steady,11:31 AM SUN 07/08/22
Snowy River at Jarrahmond,2.19,Steady,12:00 PM SUN 07/08/22
Snowy River at Orbost,2.08,Steady,12:49 PM SUN 07/08/22
Brodribb River at Sardine Creek,0.75,Steady,12:00 PM SUN 07/08/22

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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