Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Minor Flood Warning For The Latrobe River
Issued at 10:58 AM EST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 11
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT THOMS BRIDGE AND ROSEDALE
In the 24 hours to 09:00 am Thursday, no significant rainfall has been recorded in the Latrobe River catchment.
Rainfall totals of 10-20 mm are forecast for the catchment for Thursday into Friday.
Renewed river rises are likely with the forecast rain and minor flooding is possible in the tributaries of the Latrobe River overnight Thursday.
River levels are elevated in the Moe River catchment.
River levels are elevated in the Morwell River catchment.
Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek.
The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is currently at 4.38 metres and falling with minor flooding.
The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge may fall below the minor flood level (4.00 m) Thursday afternoon.
Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is currently at 4.07 metres and rising slowly, with minor flooding.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) may reach around 4.30 metres (minor flood level 4.00 m) during Friday.
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 Friday 19 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Latrobe River at Noojee,1.22,Steady,10:49 AM THU 18/08/22
Latrobe River at Willow Grove,2.10,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction,1.08,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Tanjil River at Tanjil South,1.74,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Moe River at Darnum,2.24,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East,2.91,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale,1.01,Steady,08:35 AM THU 18/08/22
Narracan Creek at Moe,0.95,Steady,10:02 AM THU 18/08/22
Morwell River at Boolarra,1.05,Steady,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge,4.38,Falling,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream),4.07,Rising,10:35 AM THU 18/08/22
Latrobe River at Kilmany,4.97,Steady,10:45 AM THU 18/08/22
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
Riverford 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Damaging winds possible about the ranges. The chance of a thunderstorm in the SW late this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before tending W/NW 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Daytime maximum temperatures between 12 and 18.
Forecast for Riverford (37.6898°S, 147.1905°E, 336m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 9° 7° 7° 3° 5° 4° 5° Maximum 17° 13° 11° 13° 15° 9° 12° Chance of rain 90% 50% 80% 5% 60% 80% 40% Likely amount 5-10mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Low Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Moderate Nil Slight Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 12
Wind direction NNE NW W W WNW WSW NW SW N NNW W WSW WNW W Relative humidity 70% 61% 83% 55% 77% 78% 75% 58% 68% 57% 80% 63% 72% 65% Dew point 7°C 8°C 5°C 3°C 5°C 6°C 3°C 4°C 4°C 5°C 2°C 1°C 3°C 4°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Riverford (37.6898°S, 147.1905°E, 336m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:26am EST 6:53am EST 5:38pm EST 6:05pm EST 10:16am 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 Thursday Thursday 17 1 Friday Friday 13 2 Saturday Saturday 11 3 Sunday Sunday 13 4 Monday Monday 15 5 Tuesday Tuesday 9 6 Wednesday Wednesday 12 7 Wednesday Wednesday 12
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 10 1 Friday Friday 0 2 Saturday Saturday 5 3 Sunday Sunday 0 4 Monday Monday 10 5 Tuesday Tuesday 0 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0