Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Minor Flood Warning For The Ovens And King Rivers
Issued at 09:35 AM EST on Monday 08 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 8
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT WANGARATTA
River levels along the Ovens River at Rocky Point peaked early Sunday morning and a minor flood peak is approaching Wangaratta late Monday morning. Minor flooding is easing along the King River at Docker Rd Bridge.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Sunday, rainfall totals up to 8 mm have been recorded in the Ovens and King catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Monday.
Minor flooding is easing along the King River.
The King River at Docker Rd Bridge is currently at 3.72 metres and falling slowly, with minor flooding.
The King River at Docker Rd Bridge is likely to fall below the minor flood level (3.70 m) Monday morning.
Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point.
The Ovens River at Wangaratta is currently at 11.93 metres and rising, with minor flooding.
The Ovens River at Wangaratta is likely to peak near 12.00 metres late Monday morning.
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 10:00 am EST on Tuesday 09 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Ovens River at Harrietville,2.18,Steady,08:48 AM MON 08/08/22
Ovens River at Bright,2.46,Steady,09:28 AM MON 08/08/22
Buckland River at Upper Buckland (Twelve Mile),2.07,Steady,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Buckland River at Harris Lane,2.22,Steady,09:27 AM MON 08/08/22
Ovens River at Eurobin,3.57,Steady,09:06 AM MON 08/08/22
Happy Valley Creek at Rosewhite,0.47,Steady,09:22 AM MON 08/08/22
Ovens River at Myrtleford,2.82,Steady,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Buffalo River at Abbeyard,1.58,Steady,08:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Rose River at Matong North,1.09,Falling,08:57 AM MON 08/08/22
Dandongadale River at Matong North,1.32,Steady,09:07 AM MON 08/08/22
Buffalo River D/S Rose River Junction,2.57,Steady,08:55 AM MON 08/08/22
Buffalo River D/S Lake Buffalo,2.56,Steady,09:26 AM MON 08/08/22
Ovens River at Rocky Point,2.69,Steady,09:18 AM MON 08/08/22
King River D/S Lake William Hovell,0.00,Steady,Not Available
King River at Cheshunt,1.25,Steady,08:38 AM MON 08/08/22
King River at Edi,1.50,Steady,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Boggy Creek at Angleside,0.92,Steady,07:48 AM MON 08/08/22
King River at Docker Rd Bridge,3.72,Falling,09:06 AM MON 08/08/22
Hurdle Creek at Bobinawarrah,0.61,Steady,08:15 AM MON 08/08/22
Fifteen Mile Creek at Greta South,1.44,Steady,09:09 AM MON 08/08/22
Fifteen Mile Creek at Glenrowan,0.86,Steady,08:12 AM MON 08/08/22
Ovens River at Wangaratta,11.93,Rising,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
Ovens River at Peechelba East,130.01,Steady,09:00 AM MON 08/08/22
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
Echuca East 7 day forecast
Today: Fog and areas of frost this morning. Sunny afternoon. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 15.
Forecast for Echuca East (36.1308°S, 144.7102°E, 89m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 0° -1° 0° 7° 7° 6° 5° Maximum 15° 15° 15° 15° 16° 15° 15° Chance of rain 5% 5% 60% 60% 70% 90% 60% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk High Severe High Nil Nil Nil Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 5
Wind direction SW SW SSW SSE ENE NE NE NNE NE NE NE NNW WSW WSW Relative humidity 89% 55% 83% 53% 86% 57% 81% 70% 92% 76% 90% 76% 90% 67% Dew point 3°C 6°C 2°C 6°C 4°C 7°C 7°C 10°C 9°C 12°C 8°C 11°C 7°C 9°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Echuca East (36.1308°S, 144.7102°E, 89m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:45am EST 7:12am EST 5:42pm EST 6:09pm EST 1:11pm EST 3:27am EST Waxing gibbous Full moon Aug 12 Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Monday Monday 15 1 Tuesday Tuesday 15 2 Wednesday Wednesday 15 3 Thursday Thursday 15 4 Friday Friday 16 5 Saturday Saturday 15 6 Sunday Sunday 15 7 Sunday Sunday 15
Rain for next 7 days
0 Monday Monday 0 1 Tuesday Tuesday 0 2 Wednesday Wednesday 5 3 Thursday Thursday 5 4 Friday Friday 5 5 Saturday Saturday 5 6 Sunday Sunday 0 7 Sunday Sunday 0