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Flood: Lachlan River

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)



IDN36626
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LACHLAN RIVER
Issued at 9:04 am EST on Friday 29 July 2016
Flood Warning Number: 38

The Lachlan River at Jemalong peaked around 7.41 metres on Wednesday with minor
flooding. River levels have now fallen below the minor flood level.

Downstream of Jemalong, minor flooding is expected at Condoblin from early
August onwards.

The flood peak from the early July flood is currently approaching Hillston
Weir. Minor flooding is expected progressively at Hillston Weir and Booligal
caused by the early July flood and the mid July flood.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Condoblin
- peak around 5.4 metres around Tuesday [02/08/16] with minor flooding

Euabalong
- (preliminary) peak near 6.6 metres around [05/08/16] with minor flooding

Hillston Weir
- peak below the minor flood level (2.4 metres) around Sunday 31/07/16
- (preliminary) rise again and peak near 2.5 metres around 15/08/16 with minor
flooding

Booligal
- peak near minor flood level (2.4 metres) around 09/08/16
- (preliminary) rise again and peak near 2.7 metres around 30/08/16 with minor
flooding

FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/

Next Issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10am Monday [01/08/16].

Note: river heights are more frequently updated on www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood

Latest River Heights:
Lachlan R at Cowra 2.54m steady 08:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Belubula R at The Needles 1.16m falling 08:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Lachlan R at Nanami 3.79m steady 08:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Mandagery Ck at Toogong 0.96m falling 08:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Mandagery Ck at Eugowra Smithfield 2.18m falling 08:45 AM FRI 29/07/16
Lachlan R at Forbes Iron Bridge 6.16m falling 08:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Lachlan R at Cottons Weir 2.44m falling 07:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Lachlan R D/S Jemalong Weir 7.18m falling 08:40 AM FRI 29/07/16
Lachlan R at Condobolin 4.99m rising 08:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Lachlan R at Booligal Weir 0.93m rising 08:00 AM FRI 29/07/16

For latest rainfall and river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/

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Flood: Bogan River

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)



IDN36625
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BOGAN RIVER
Issued at 10:07 am EST on Friday 29 July 2016
Flood Warning Number: 49

Minor flooding is current along the Bogan River at Dandaloo where the river was
4.16 metres and falling at 6:30am Friday[29/07/16].

Moderate flood continues along the Bogan River at Mudall where the river peaked
near 3.44 metres Thursday [28/07/16].

A moderate flood peak is expected at Nyngan this weekend.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Nyngan
- peak near 3.9 metres this weekend with moderate flooding

Mulgawarrina
- Peak near minor flood level (4.2 metres) around Saturday [30/07/16]
- with renewed river rises peak near moderate flood level [5.0 metres] around
07/08/16

Gongolgon
- Peak near minor flood level (0.8 metres) around 07/08/16
- with renewed river rises peak near 1.1 metres around 15/08/16 with moderate
flooding

FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.nsw.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/forecasts/

Next Issue:
The next warning will be issued by 11am Monday[01/08/16].

Note: river levels are update more frequently on www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/

Latest River Heights:
Bogan R at Peak Hill 0.67m steady 08:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Bogan R at Dandaloo 4.16m falling 06:30 AM FRI 29/07/16
Bogan R at Neurie Plains 2.13m steady 06:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Bogan R at Nyngan 3.57m rising 07:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Bogan R at Monkey Br 3.27m rising 08:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
Bogan R at Gongolgon 0.59m rising 08:00 AM FRI 29/07/16

For latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/nsw/flood/

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Strong Wind: Arafura Coast

Issued at: 29 Jul 2016, 4:24pm (AEST)

IDD20105
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Northern Territory

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for the Northern Territory
Issued at 10:00 am CST on Friday 29 July 2016
for the period until midnight CST Friday 29 July 2016.

Wind Warnings for Friday 29 July
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Arafura Coast
Cancellation for the following areas:
Gove Peninsula Coast and Roper Groote Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:00 pm CST Friday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Flood: Thomson/Barcoo/Cooper Ck

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)



IDQ20860
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR COOPER CREEK AND MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER
THOMSON RIVER
Issued at 9:45 am EST on Saturday 30 July 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 15

Moderate flood levels will continue to ease on Cooper Creek at Windorah during
the weekend.

No significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days.

THOMSON RIVER:
Minor flood levels are continuing to fall between Bogewong and Jundah.

COOPER CREEK:
Moderate flood levels are falling slowly at Windorah.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
THOMSON RIVER at:

STONEHENGE (East) manual: Minor flood levels will continue to ease over the
next few days.

JUNDAH: River levels eased below the moderate flood level during Friday. Minor
flood levels will continue to ease during the weekend.

COOPER CREEK at:

WINDORAH: Moderate flood levels will continue to ease over the next few days.

Remember: If it's flooded, forget it.
For flood emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500
For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000) immediately
Current emergency information is available at www.qldalert.com

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:
The next warning is due to be issued by 10:00 am AEST on Sunday 31 July 2016.

Latest River Heights:
Thomson R at Bogewong * 2.78m falling 09:00 AM SAT 30/07/16
Thomson R Stonehenge (West) * 3.66m steady 08:00 AM SAT 30/07/16
Thomson R at Jundah 3.84m falling 09:00 AM SAT 30/07/16
Cooper Ck at Windorah * 4.53m steady 09:00 AM SAT 30/07/16
Cooper Ck at Nappa Merrie * 1.54m steady 08:00 AM SAT 30/07/16
* auto statio

Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost
of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.

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Flood: Paroo River

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)



IDQ20850
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER PAROO RIVER
Issued at 10:03 am EST on Saturday 30 July 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 3

Hungerford peaked just below the minor flood level Friday night.

River levels have eased below the minor flood level on the lower Paroo River at
Caiwarro. Downstream, river levels peaked just below the minor flood level at
Hungerford overnight and are now steady.
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
HUNGERFORD: River levels will ease across the weekend.

Remember: If it's flooded, forget it.
For flood emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500
For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000) immediately
Current emergency information is available at www.qldalert.com

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:
This is the final warning. River height bulletins will continue to be issued.

Latest River Heights:
Paroo R at Caiwarro * 1.32m steady 08:00 AM SAT 30/07/16
Paroo R at Hungerford 0.92m steady 09:00 AM SAT 30/07/16
* auto station.

Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost
of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.

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Flood: Diamantina River

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)



IDQ20865
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DIAMANTINA RIVER
Issued at 10:30 am EST on Saturday 30 July 2016
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Brisbane.

Issue Number: 2

Minor to moderate flood levels are occurring on the Diamantina River between
Elderslie and Monkira.

The river level rises on the Diamantina River are due to the significant
rainfall that fell over the upper Diamantina River and Western River catchments
during the weekend of 16-17 July.

DIAMANTINA RIVER TO DIAMANTINA LAKES:
Minor flood levels are easing on the Diamantina River at Elderslie. Moderate
flood levels are easing slowly at Diamantina Lakes where the river level is
approximately 3.5 metres above the causeway.

DIAMANTINA RIVER DOWNSTREAM OF DIAMANTINA LAKES:
River level rises have been recorded at Monkira and are expected to be above
the minor flood level (2.9 metres) and rising. Rises are expected to continue
for the next 3 to 4 days to around the moderate flood level (4.0 metres).
Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Birdsville: Upstream floodwaters are expected to arrive at Birdsville towards
the middle of August. If the minor flood level (4.0 metres) is likely to be
exceeded, formal predictions will be made when the floodwaters are within a few
days of reaching Birdsville.

Remember: If it's flooded, forget it.
For flood emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500
For life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000) immediately
Current emergency information is available at www.qldalert.com

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecasts see: www.bom.gov.au/qld/forecasts

Next Issue:
The next warning is due to be issued by 11:00 am AEST on Sunday 31 July 2016.

Latest River Heights:
Diamantina R at Elderslie NA
Diamantina R at Diamantina Lakes * 5.58m steady 08:00 AM SAT 30/07/16
Diamantina R at Monkira NA
* auto station
NA no observations.

Warnings and River Height Bulletins are available at www.bom.gov.au/qld/flood
Flood Warnings are also available on telephone 1300 659 219 at a low call cost
of 27.5 cents, more from mobile, public and satellite phones.

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Strong Wind: Peninsula Coast

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDQ20085
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Queensland
Issued at 3:50 pm EST on Saturday 30 July 2016
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 30 July 2016.

Wind Warnings for Saturday 30 July
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Peninsula Coast
Cancellation for the following area:
Cooktown Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:45 am EST Sunday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Flood Watch: South Australia

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDS20368
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

FLOOD WATCH UPDATE FOR THE MOUNT LOFTY RANGES, MID NORTH AND THE ANGAS AND
BREMER CATCHMENTS.
Issued at 11:31 am CST on Saturday 30 July 2016
By the Bureau of Meteorology, South Australia.

A cold front is expected to move across the Mount Lofty Ranges and the Mid
North early Monday morning. Rainfall is expected to be between 10 to 20 mm over
the Mid North and 20 to 40 mm over the Mount Lofty Ranges, with the majority of
rainfall falling Sunday night and early Monday morning. Further showers and
possible thunderstorms are expected for the remainder of Monday.

There is a risk of rapidly rising water levels and flooding in creeks and
watercourses across the Watch area, in particular The Mount Lofty Ranges from
early Monday morning.

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/sa/

Next Issue:
This flood watch will be updated by midday on Sunday 31st July.

For the latest river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/sa/flood/rain_river.shtml

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Strong Wind: Lower South East Coast

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDS20201
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia
Issued at 4:06 pm CST on Saturday 30 July 2016
for the period until midnight CST Sunday 31 July 2016.

Wind Warnings for Saturday 30 July
Strong Wind Warning for the following area:
Lower South East Coast
Cancellation for the following areas:
Central Coast, South Central Coast and Upper South East Coast

Wind Warnings for Sunday 31 July
Gale Warning for the following area:
Far West Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Lower West Coast and Central Coast
Cancellation for the following areas:
Upper West Coast, South Central Coast and Upper South East Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:10 am CST Sunday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Gale: Central West Coast

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDT20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 4:05 pm EST on Saturday 30 July 2016
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 31 July 2016.

Wind Warnings for Saturday 30 July
Gale Warning for the following area:
Central West Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast
and South West Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following area:
Central Plateau Lakes

Wind Warnings for Sunday 31 July
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Far North West Coast, Central
North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, Upper
East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central
West Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:00 am EST Sunday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Strong Wind: Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast and South West Coast

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDT20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 4:05 pm EST on Saturday 30 July 2016
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 31 July 2016.

Wind Warnings for Saturday 30 July
Gale Warning for the following area:
Central West Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast
and South West Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following area:
Central Plateau Lakes

Wind Warnings for Sunday 31 July
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay, Far North West Coast, Central
North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, Upper
East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central
West Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:00 am EST Sunday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Flood: Derwent

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDT20613
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent

Issued at 4:18 pm EST on Saturday 30 July 2016
Flood Warning Number: 7

Minor flooding is expected to continue in the lower reaches of the Derwent
River below Meadowbank Dam for the rest of Saturday.

The River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam is expected to fall to the minor flood
level (4.10 m) Saturday evening, and may remain around that minor flood level
during Sunday morning.

Minor flooding is not expected to extend downstream to Macquarie Plains and New
Norfolk overnight Saturday into Sunday.

Up to 15mm of rainfall was recorded in the River Derwent catchment in the 24
hours to 9 AM Saturday. Further rainfall, up to 15 mm, is possible overnight
Saturday into Sunday in the upper parts of the River Derwent catchment.
Additional forecast rain and snow melt are expected to maintain high river
levels throughout the Derwent catchment overnight Saturday into Sunday.

Some storages within the Derwent system are at high levels, with several dams
spilling.

Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard throughout the Derwent catchment for
the next few days.

River Derwent above River Ouse:
River rises have been observed in the upper reaches of the Derwent catchment.
Some storages within the Derwent system are at high levels, with several dams
spilling. Lake King William has started to spill for the first time since 2013
resulting in elevated river levels downstream.

River Derwent above Meadowbank Dam:
River rises have been observed in the middle reaches of the Derwent catchment.

River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam:
Minor flooding is occurring along the River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam.

The River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam peaked at 4.45 metres around 02:20 pm
Friday 29 July and is currently at 4.30 metres and falling. The River Derwent
below Meadowbank Dam is expected to fall below the minor flood level (4.10 m)
Saturday evening. The river level may remain around the minor flood level (4.10
m) Sunday morning.

The River Derwent at Macquarie Plains is currently at 3.22 metres and steady.
The River Derwent at Macquarie Plains is expected to remain below the minor
flood level (4.0 metres) overnight Saturday into Sunday.

River Derwent around New Norfolk:
Minor flooding is not expected to extend downstream to New Norfolk.

The River Derwent at New Norfolk is currently at 1.45 metres and rising. The
river level at New Norfolk is expected to remain below the minor flood level
(2.0 metres) overnight Saturday into Sunday.

Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.

Next issue:
The next warning will be issued by 10:00 am EST on Sunday 31 July 2016.

Latest River Heights:
River Derwent below Lake St Clair, 2.05, Steady, 03:00 PM SAT 30/07/16
River Ouse at Ashton, 1.54, Steady, 03:15 PM SAT 30/07/16
River Ouse at 3B Weir, 1.39, Falling, 03:30 PM SAT 30/07/16
River Clyde at Bothwell, 0.81, Steady, 02:00 PM SAT 30/07/16
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam, 4.30, Falling, 03:30 PM SAT 30/07/16
River Derwent at Macquarie Plains, 3.18, Steady, 03:37 PM SAT 30/07/16
Tyenna River at Newbury, 0.93, Steady, 02:00 PM SAT 30/07/16
River Derwent at New Norfolk, 1.45, Rising, 03:45 PM SAT 30/07/16

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 216. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts.

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Flood: Ovens and King Rivers

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)



IDV36630
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the King River
Minor Flood Warning for the Ovens River
Issued at 8:51 am EST on Saturday 30 July 2016
Since 9 am Friday rainfall totals of less up to 18 mm have been recorded in the
Ovens and King catchments.

Rainfall totals of up to 5 mm are possible during Saturday.

Minor flooding is continuing in the lower King and Ovens Rivers.

Ovens River upstream of Bright

The Ovens River at Bright is below the minor flood level (3.0 metres) and
falling.

Myrtleford
The Ovens River at Eurobin is below the minor flood level (4.5 metres) and
falling.

Rocky Point
The Ovens River at Rocky Point is below the minor flood level (3.2 metres) and
falling.

Docker Road
The King River at Docker Road is currently at 3.71 metres and falling (minor
flood level 3.7 metres). The river is expected to fall below the minor flood
during during Saturday morning.

Fifteen Mile Creek
The Fifteen Mile Creek at Greta South is below the minor flood level (2.8
metres).

Wangaratta
The Ovens River at Wangaratta is currently at 12.16 metres (minor flood level
11.9 metres) and falling. The river is expected to remain above the minor flood
level during Saturday.

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/

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts.

Next Issue:
The next flood warning will be issued by 9:00 am Sunday 31 July 2016.

Latest River Heights:
Ovens R at Harrietville 2.03m falling 08:47 AM SAT 30/07/16
Ovens R at Bright 2.36m steady 07:36 AM SAT 30/07/16
Buckland R. at Upper Buckland 2.28m falling 11:45 PM FRI 29/07/16
Buckland R. at Harris Lane 2.16m steady 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
Ovens R at Eurobin 3.56m steady 07:20 AM SAT 30/07/16
Ovens R. at Myrtleford 2.79m falling 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
Happy Valley Ck at Rosewhite 0.76m steady 08:15 AM SAT 30/07/16
Buffalo R. at Abbeyard 1.6m steady 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
Dandongadale R at Matong North 1.4m rising 08:37 AM SAT 30/07/16
Rose R at Matong North 1.11m steady 08:43 AM SAT 30/07/16
Buffalo R. D/S Lake Buffalo 2.62m steady 08:34 AM SAT 30/07/16
Ovens R. at Rocky Point 2.76m steady 08:36 AM SAT 30/07/16
King R. D/S Lake William Hovell 1.62m falling 09:00 AM FRI 29/07/16
King R. at Cheshunt 1.23m steady 08:41 AM SAT 30/07/16
King R. at Edi 1.54m falling 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
King R at Docker Rd Bridge 3.7m falling 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
Hurdle Ck. at Bobinawarrah 0.9m steady 08:32 AM SAT 30/07/16
Fifteen Mile Ck. at Greta South 1.57m steady 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
Fifteen Mile Ck. at Glenrowan 0.97m steady 02:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
Ovens R at Wangaratta 12.16m falling 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
Ovens R. at Peechelba East 130.74m steady 05:45 AM SAT 30/07/16

Flood Warnings, Flood Watches, River Height and Rainfall information are
available on the Bureau of Meteorology web site at
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/. Flood Warnings and Flood Watches for
Victorian Catchments are available on: Telephone Weather Service No. 1300
659217.

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Flood: Kiewa River

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)



IDV36620
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Minor Flood Warning for the Kiewa River
Issued at 9:15 am EST on Saturday 30 July 2016

Since 9 am Friday rainfall totals up to 2 mm have been recorded in the Kiewa
River catchment.

Rainfall totals of up to 5 mm are forecast during Saturday in the Kiewa
catchment.

Minor flooding is continuing in the Lower Kiewa catchment.

Mongans Bridge
The Kiewa River at Mongans Bridge is below the minor flood level (2.4 metres).

The Kiewa River at Kiewa fell below the minor flood level (3.3 metres) during
early Saturday morning. The river is currently around 3.28 metres and falling
slowly.

Bandiana
The Kiewa River at Bandiana is currently around 2.99 metres (minor flood level
2.8 metres) and falling slowly. The river is expected to remain above the minor
flood level over the weekend.

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/

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts

Next Issue:
The next Flood Warning will be issued by 9:30 am Sunday 31 July 2016.

Latest River Heights:
Kiewa R. at Mongans Bridge 1.85m steady 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
Kiewa R at Kiewa (Main Stream) 3.28m falling 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
Kiewa R at Kiewa (Anabranch) 1.15m falling 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16
Yack'andah Ck. at Osbornes Flat NA
Kiewa R. at Bandiana 2.99m falling 08:30 AM SAT 30/07/16

Flood Warnings, Flood Watches, River Height and Rainfall information are
available on the Bureau of Meteorology web site at
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/. Flood Warnings and Flood Watches for
Victorian Catchments are available on: Telephone Weather Service No. 1300
659217.

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Flood Watch: North East Victoria

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDV35600
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Note: This Flood Watch is a heads-up for possible future flooding and is NOT a
Flood Warning (see note below)

Flood Watch for North East Victoria (Upper Murray, Mitta Mitta, Kiewa, Ovens
and King Catchments)
Issued at 9:43 am EST on Saturday 30 July 2016

A strong cold front and associated upper trough will approach from the west
Monday morning and will enter the western half of Victoria later in the day,
crossing the remainder of the State by Tuesday morning.

Rain has been forecast with heavy falls possible across the North East
catchments during Monday. Rainfall totals of 25 to 50 mm are likely.

Minor flood warnings are current for the Kiewa, Ovens and King Rivers.

Renewed stream rises and areas of minor to moderate flooding are expected to
develop across the North East catchments from late Monday.

The Bureau of Meteorology is continuing to monitor the situation and will issue
further catchment specific warnings if and when required.

Note: This Flood Watch means that people living or working along rivers and
streams must monitor the latest weather forecasts and warnings and be ready to
move to higher ground should flooding develop. Flood Warnings will be issued if
the Minor Flood Level is expected to be exceeded at key sites along the main
rivers for which the Bureau of Meteorology provides a flood warning service.
For detailed explanation see;
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/brochures/flood_watch/flood_watch.shtml

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/

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/

Next Issue:
The next flood watch will be issued by 10 am Sunday 31 July 2016.

Flood Warnings, Flood Watches, River Height and Rainfall information are
available on the Bureau of Meteorology web site at
http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/. Flood Warnings and Flood Watches for
Victorian Catchments are available on: Telephone Weather Service No. 1300
659217.

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Strong Wind: Port Phillip, Western Port, West Coast and Central Coast

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDV20600
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Victoria
Issued at 4:40 pm EST on Saturday 30 July 2016
for the period until midnight EST Sunday 31 July 2016.

Wind Warnings for Saturday 30 July
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Port Phillip, Western Port, West Coast and Central Coast

Wind Warnings for Sunday 31 July
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Central Coast and Central Gippsland Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
West Coast and East Gippsland Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 5:10 am EST Sunday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Gale: Bunbury Geographe Coast, Leeuwin Coast, Albany Coast and Esperance Coast

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDW20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia
Issued at 10:01 am WST on Saturday 30 July 2016
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 31 July 2016.

Wind Warnings for Saturday 30 July
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Bunbury Geographe Coast, Leeuwin Coast, Albany Coast and Esperance Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Perth Local Waters, Lancelin Coast and Perth Coast

Wind Warnings for Sunday 31 July
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Perth Local Waters, Perth Coast, Bunbury Geographe Coast, Leeuwin Coast, Albany
Coast, Esperance Coast and Eucla Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Pilbara Coast West, Ningaloo Coast, Gascoyne Coast, Geraldton Coast and
Lancelin Coast
Cancellation for the following area:
Melville Waters

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:00 pm WST Saturday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Strong Wind: Perth Local Waters, Lancelin Coast and Perth Coast

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDW20100
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Western Australia
Issued at 10:01 am WST on Saturday 30 July 2016
for the period until midnight WST Sunday 31 July 2016.

Wind Warnings for Saturday 30 July
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Bunbury Geographe Coast, Leeuwin Coast, Albany Coast and Esperance Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Perth Local Waters, Lancelin Coast and Perth Coast

Wind Warnings for Sunday 31 July
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Perth Local Waters, Perth Coast, Bunbury Geographe Coast, Leeuwin Coast, Albany
Coast, Esperance Coast and Eucla Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Pilbara Coast West, Ningaloo Coast, Gascoyne Coast, Geraldton Coast and
Lancelin Coast
Cancellation for the following area:
Melville Waters

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:00 pm WST Saturday.


Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.


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Severe Weather: Lower West, South West, South Coastal, South East Coastal and Great Southern forecast districts

Issued at: 30 Jul 2016, 4:42pm (AEST)

IDW28001
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia

Severe Weather Warning
for damaging winds
for people in the Lower West, South West, South Coastal, South East Coastal and
Great Southern forecast districts.

Issued at 10:46 am WST on Saturday 30 July 2016.

For people in parts of WA southwest of a line from Mandurah to Katanning to Bremer Bay, extending to Mandurah to Katanning to Israelite Bay early Sunday morning. This includes people in, near or between Bunbury, Busselton, Margaret River, Bridgetown, Albany and Esperance. This does not include Mandurah or Katanning.

Weather Situation
A strong cold front is expected to move over the southwest of Western Australia
during Saturday evening and early Sunday morning.
DAMAGING WINDS to 100 kilometres per hour that could result in DAMAGE TO HOMES
AND PROPERTY are likely with the passage of the cold front, which is expected
to reach Cape Leeuwin near 8pm WST Saturday evening, extending through the
remainder of the warning area by early Sunday morning. Winds are likely to ease
later Sunday morning.
HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES are likely to affect coastal areas from late Saturday
and may cause FLOODING OF LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS.
Strong to gale force winds over coastal waters and a swell of up to 7 metres
late Saturday and during Sunday is likely to result in DANGEROUS SURF
CONDITIONS and some beach erosion.
This is typical weather for this time of year, but gusty winds may cause damage
to property and make road conditions hazardous.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
- Store or weigh down loose objects such as outdoor furniture.
- Have an emergency kit with a battery operated radio, torch, spare batteries and
first aid kit.
- Ensure pets and animals are in a safe area.
- Move vehicles under cover.
- Boat owners should securely moor their boats.
- Campers should find shelter away from trees, power lines, storm water drains
and streams.
If your home or property has significant damage, like a badly damaged roof or flooding, call the SES on 132 500.
The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm WST Saturday.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
web site at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 213.

The Bureau and Department of Fire and Emergency Services would appreciate this
warning being broadcast regularly.

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