Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Moderate Flood Warning For The Latrobe River
Issued at 11:00 AM EST on Wednesday 17 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 9
MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AT THOMS BRIDGE
MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED AT ROSEDALE WEDNESDAY MORNING
Since 09:00 am Tuesday, rainfall totals of up to 15 mm have been recorded in the Latrobe River catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast during Wednesday.
Minor flooding has now eased along the Moe River at Darnum. However, river levels remain elevated along the Moe River.
River levels are elevated in the Morwell River catchment.
Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek:
Moderate flooding is occurring along the Latrobe River Yallourn to Traralgon Creek.
The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge peaked at 5.35 metres around 05:00 pm Tuesday 16 August and is currently at 5.18 metres and falling, with moderate flooding.
The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is likely to remain above the moderate flood level (5.00 m) for the majority of Wednesday. The river level is likely to fall below the moderate flood level (5.00 m) Wednesday evening.
Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:
Minor flooding is expected along the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is currently at 3.98 metres and rising slowly, below the minor flood level.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is expected to reach the minor flood level (4.00 m) late Wednesday morning. The river level is expected to remain above the minor flood level (4.00 m) for the next few days and may reach around 4.30 metres towards the end of the week.
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 04:00 pm EST on Wednesday 17 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Latrobe River at Noojee,1.46,Steady,09:43 AM WED 17/08/22
Latrobe River at Willow Grove,2.56,Steady,09:00 AM WED 17/08/22
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction,1.08,Steady,12:00 PM TUE 16/08/22
Tanjil River at Tanjil South,1.74,Steady,09:00 AM WED 17/08/22
Moe River at Darnum,2.97,Falling,09:00 AM WED 17/08/22
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East,4.77,Rising,09:00 AM WED 17/08/22
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale,1.13,Steady,08:55 AM WED 17/08/22
Narracan Creek at Moe,1.04,Steady,09:14 AM WED 17/08/22
Morwell River at Boolarra,1.34,Steady,09:00 AM WED 17/08/22
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge,5.18,Falling,09:00 AM WED 17/08/22
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream),3.98,Steady,09:50 AM WED 17/08/22
Latrobe River at Kilmany,4.97,Steady,09:50 AM WED 17/08/22
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
Grovedale 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Patches of morning frost about the ranges. The chance of morning fog. High chance of showers near the Otways, medium chance elsewhere. Winds N/NW and light becoming N 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then increasing to 30 to 45 km/h in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 16.
Forecast for Grovedale (38.2005°S, 144.3237°E, 28m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 5° 11° 6° 7° 4° 8° 3° Maximum 16° 16° 14° 14° 16° 16° 12° Chance of rain 80% 80% 60% 60% 10% 90% 80% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 1-5mm UV index Moderate Moderate Low Moderate - - - Frost risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Slight Nil Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 7
Wind direction NNE N N NNW WNW WNW SW SW NW WNW N NNW W WSW Relative humidity 77% 63% 74% 70% 85% 58% 81% 58% 73% 53% 68% 63% 76% 59% Dew point 6°C 8°C 9°C 10°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 5°C 3°C 5°C 6°C 7°C 2°C 3°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Grovedale (38.2005°S, 144.3237°E, 28m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:39am EST 7:07am EST 5:48pm EST 6:15pm EST 11:36pm EST 10:00am 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 Wednesday Wednesday 16 1 Thursday Thursday 16 2 Friday Friday 14 3 Saturday Saturday 14 4 Sunday Sunday 16 5 Monday Monday 16 6 Tuesday Tuesday 12 7 Tuesday Tuesday 12
Rain for next 7 days
0 Wednesday Wednesday 5 1 Thursday Thursday 5 2 Friday Friday 0 3 Saturday Saturday 0 4 Sunday Sunday 0 5 Monday Monday 10 6 Tuesday Tuesday 5 7 Tuesday Tuesday 5