Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Major Flood Warning For The Latrobe River
Issued at 10:57 AM EST on Monday 15 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 4
MAJOR FLOODING OCCURRING IN THE MOE RIVER AT DARNUM
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE IN THE LATROBE RIVER AT THOMS BRIDGE MONDAY AFTERNOON
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE IN THE LATROBE RIVER AT ROSEDALE DURING TUESDAY
River level rises have been observed and major flooding has developed along the Moe River. Minor flooding is likely to develop at Thoms Bridge during Monday afternoon. Minor flooding may develop along the Latrobe River at Rosedale during Tuesday.
In the 24 hours to 10:00am Monday, rainfall totals of up to 70 mm have been recorded in the Latrobe River catchment. Further widespread rainfall totals of 5-10 mm are forecast during Monday, isolated higher totals are possible.
Major flooding is occurring in the Moe River catchment.
The Moe River at Darnum is currently at 4.65 metres and falling slowly, with major flooding. The river level is expected to fall below the major flood level later this morning.
Minor flooding has now eased in the Morwell River catchment, however river levels remain elevated.
Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek:
Minor flooding is expected along the Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek.
The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is currently at 3.46 metres and rising.
The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is expected to exceed the minor flood level (4.00 m) Monday afternoon.
Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:
Minor flooding may occur along the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is currently at 2.17 metres and rising.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) may exceed the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Tuesday.
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.}
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/
The next warning will be issued by 05:00 pm EST on Monday 15 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Latrobe River at Noojee,1.57,Steady,10:19 AM MON 15/08/22
Latrobe River at Willow Grove,2.90,Steady,10:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction,1.43,Steady,10:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Tanjil River at Tanjil South,1.67,Steady,10:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Moe River at Darnum,4.62,Steady,10:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East,4.72,Steady,10:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale,1.25,Steady,10:20 AM MON 15/08/22
Narracan Creek at Moe,1.26,Steady,10:24 AM MON 15/08/22
Morwell River at Boolarra,2.28,Steady,10:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge,3.46,Rising,10:00 AM MON 15/08/22
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream),2.17,Rising,10:25 AM MON 15/08/22
Latrobe River at Kilmany,3.47,Steady,10:25 AM MON 15/08/22
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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7 day forecast
Lancefield Junction 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 14.
Forecast for Lancefield Junction (37.5026°S, 144.8128°E, 302m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 5° 5° 3° 7° 5° 3° 2° Maximum 11° 12° 12° 13° 11° 10° 11° Chance of rain 60% 70% 70% 90% 50% 80% 50% Likely amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - Frost risk Slight Slight Moderate Nil Slight Moderate Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 20
Wind direction WNW WNW SW SW N N NNE NNE W W WNW W NW NW Relative humidity 79% 69% 91% 82% 86% 70% 82% 76% 83% 63% 81% 73% 74% 65% Dew point 4°C 6°C 8°C 9°C 5°C 6°C 6°C 9°C 4°C 4°C 3°C 5°C 2°C 5°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Lancefield Junction (37.5026°S, 144.8128°E, 302m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:38am EST 7:05am EST 5:47pm EST 6:14pm EST 9:24pm EST 9:07am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Monday Monday 11 1 Tuesday Tuesday 12 2 Wednesday Wednesday 12 3 Thursday Thursday 13 4 Friday Friday 11 5 Saturday Saturday 10 6 Sunday Sunday 11 7 Sunday Sunday 11
Rain for next 7 days
0 Monday Monday 0 1 Tuesday Tuesday 5 2 Wednesday Wednesday 5 3 Thursday Thursday 10 4 Friday Friday 5 5 Saturday Saturday 5 6 Sunday Sunday 0 7 Sunday Sunday 0