Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Traralgon Creek

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning For The Traralgon Creek
Issued at 10:05 AM EDT on Saturday 16 October 2021
Flood Watch Number: 3

FLOODING NO LONGER EXPECTED AT TRARALGON DURING THE WEEKEND
Small renewed river rises are occurring along the Traralgon Creek during Saturday morning, however river levels are expected to remain below the minor flood level.
In the 24 hours to 9am Saturday, widespread rainfall totals of 10-20 mm were recorded in the Traralgon Creek catchment. Further rainfall totals of up to 5 mm are forecast for the remainder of Saturday.

Traralgon Creek:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Traralgon Creek.

The Traralgon Creek at Traralgon is currently at 1.49 metres and steady.
The Traralgon Creek at Traralgon is expected to remain below the minor flood level (3.50 m) during the weekend.

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

Latest River Heights:
Traralgon Creek at Koornalla,1.27,Steady,08:58 AM SAT 16/10/21
Traralgon Creek at Traralgon South,3.02,Steady,09:00 AM SAT 16/10/21
Traralgon Creek at Traralgon,1.49,Steady,08:38 AM SAT 16/10/21

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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