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
Russells Bridge 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of rain, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Damaging winds possible during the morning and afternoon. Winds N/NW 30 to 45 km/h decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon then turning W 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 16.
Forecast for Russells Bridge (38.0166°S, 144.1818°E, 61m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 10° 4° 7° 1° 7° 2° 4° Maximum 15° 14° 12° 13° 14° 11° 12° Chance of rain 80% 80% 70% 10% 70% 80% 70% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Slight Nil Moderate Nil Moderate Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 32
Wind direction N NW WNW WNW WSW SSW NNW NW NNW NW W WSW WNW W Relative humidity 67% 70% 83% 56% 91% 61% 76% 54% 76% 72% 85% 61% 88% 72% Dew point 7°C 9°C 5°C 4°C 8°C 4°C 3°C 3°C 6°C 7°C 3°C 2°C 6°C 6°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Russells Bridge (38.0166°S, 144.1818°E, 61m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:39am EST 7:06am EST 5:50pm EST 6:17pm EST 10:28am 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 15 1 Friday Friday 14 2 Saturday Saturday 12 3 Sunday Sunday 13 4 Monday Monday 14 5 Tuesday Tuesday 11 6 Wednesday Wednesday 12 7 Wednesday Wednesday 12
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 5 1 Friday Friday 5 2 Saturday Saturday 0 3 Sunday Sunday 0 4 Monday Monday 10 5 Tuesday Tuesday 5 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0