Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Initial Flood Warning For The Latrobe River
Issued at 11:22 PM EST on Sunday 14 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 1
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING IN THE MOE AND MORWELL RIVERS
River level rises have been observed and minor flooding is occurring along the Moe and Morwell River catchments.
In the 24 hours to10:00pm Sunday, rainfall totals of up to 70 mm have been recorded in the Latrobe River catchment. Further widespread rainfall totals of 10-15 mm is forecast overnight Sunday into Monday.
Minor flooding is occurring in the Moe River catchment.
The Moe River at Darnum exceeded the minor flood level (3.5 metres) Sunday evening. The river level is currently at 3.70 metres and rising, with minor flooding.
Minor flooding is occurring in the Morwell River catchment.
The Morwell River at Boolarra exceeded the minor flood level (2.6 metres) Sunday evening. The river level is currently at 2.61 metres and rising, with minor flooding.
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 11:00 am EST on Monday 15 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Latrobe River at Noojee,1.23,Steady,10:37 PM SUN 14/08/22
Latrobe River at Willow Grove,2.05,Rising,10:00 PM SUN 14/08/22
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction,1.02,Rising,10:00 PM SUN 14/08/22
Tanjil River at Tanjil South,1.58,Steady,10:00 PM SUN 14/08/22
Moe River at Darnum,3.68,Rising,10:00 PM SUN 14/08/22
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East,3.04,Rising,10:00 PM SUN 14/08/22
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale,0.95,Steady,10:10 PM SUN 14/08/22
Narracan Creek at Moe,1.43,Steady,10:39 PM SUN 14/08/22
Morwell River at Boolarra,2.55,Steady,10:00 PM SUN 14/08/22
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge,1.87,Rising,10:00 PM SUN 14/08/22
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream),1.74,Steady,10:05 PM SUN 14/08/22
Latrobe River at Kilmany,3.29,Steady,10:40 PM SUN 14/08/22
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
Launching Place 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.
Forecast for Launching Place (37.7807°S, 145.5666°E, 121m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 7° 7° 7° 9° 7° 5° 5° Maximum 14° 14° 16° 16° 14° 12° 14° Chance of rain 90% 80% 80% 80% 90% 90% 50% Likely amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 15
Wind direction NW WNW WSW SW NNE NNE NNE NNE NW WNW NW WSW NNW NNW Relative humidity 86% 75% 100% 81% 97% 65% 86% 69% 86% 63% 93% 65% 83% 58% Dew point 8°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 5°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Launching Place (37.7807°S, 145.5666°E, 121m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:37am EST 7:04am EST 5:42pm EST 6:10pm EST 9:21pm EST 9:03am 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 14 1 Tuesday Tuesday 14 2 Wednesday Wednesday 16 3 Thursday Thursday 16 4 Friday Friday 14 5 Saturday Saturday 12 6 Sunday Sunday 14 7 Sunday Sunday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Monday Monday 10 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