Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Minor Flood Warning For The Ovens And King Rivers
Issued at 11:33 AM EST on Sunday 07 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 7
Reissued to include river tendency and forecast time
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT DOCKER ROAD BRIDGE AND LIKELY AT WANGARATTA OVERNIGHT SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
River levels along the Ovens River at Rocky Point peaked early Sunday morning and the main flood peak is approaching Wangaratta which is expected to peak near the minor flood level (11.9 metres) overnight Sunday into Monday.
In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Sunday, rainfall totals up to 5 mm have been recorded in the Ovens and King catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Sunday.
Minor flooding is occurring along the King River.
The King River at Docker Rd Bridge is currently at 3.90 metres and steady, with minor flooding.
The King River at Docker Rd Bridge is likely to remain above the minor flood level (3.70 m) Sunday evening.
Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point:
Minor flooding is likely along the Ovens River downstream of Rocky Point.
The Ovens River at Wangaratta is currently at 11.61 metres and rising.
The Ovens River at Wangaratta is likely to peak near the minor flood level (11.90 m) overnight Sunday into Monday.
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 Monday 08 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Ovens River at Harrietville,2.27,Steady,10:51 AM SUN 07/08/22
Ovens River at Bright,2.55,Rising,11:18 AM SUN 07/08/22
Buckland River at Upper Buckland (Twelve Mile),2.14,Rising,11:00 AM SUN 07/08/22
Buckland River at Harris Lane,2.33,Steady,11:19 AM SUN 07/08/22
Ovens River at Eurobin,3.75,Steady,11:06 AM SUN 07/08/22
Happy Valley Creek at Rosewhite,0.53,Steady,09:37 AM SUN 07/08/22
Ovens River at Myrtleford,2.90,Rising,11:00 AM SUN 07/08/22
Buffalo River at Abbeyard,1.69,Steady,11:00 AM SUN 07/08/22
Rose River at Matong North,1.18,Steady,10:52 AM SUN 07/08/22
Dandongadale River at Matong North,1.41,Falling,10:57 AM SUN 07/08/22
Buffalo River D/S Rose River Junction,2.81,Steady,11:15 AM SUN 07/08/22
Buffalo River D/S Lake Buffalo,2.85,Steady,11:06 AM SUN 07/08/22
Ovens River at Rocky Point,2.84,Steady,10:33 AM SUN 07/08/22
King River at Cheshunt,1.34,Steady,08:43 AM SUN 07/08/22
King River at Edi,1.58,Falling,11:00 AM SUN 07/08/22
Boggy Creek at Angleside,0.95,Steady,10:48 AM SUN 07/08/22
King River at Docker Rd Bridge,3.90,Steady,10:23 AM SUN 07/08/22
Hurdle Creek at Bobinawarrah,0.72,Steady,10:53 AM SUN 07/08/22
Fifteen Mile Creek at Greta South,1.48,Steady,11:01 AM SUN 07/08/22
Fifteen Mile Creek at Glenrowan,0.89,Steady,11:12 AM SUN 07/08/22
Ovens River at Wangaratta,11.61,Rising,11:00 AM SUN 07/08/22
Ovens River at Peechelba East,129.85,Steady,11:00 AM SUN 07/08/22
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
McLoughlins Beach 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. High chance of showers about the ranges, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1100 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges from late this morning. Possible small hail about the ranges from late this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 14.
Forecast for McLoughlins Beach (38.6028°S, 146.8858°E, 0m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 2° 0° 1° 5° 7° 5° 7° Maximum 15° 14° 15° 16° 17° 15° 15° Chance of rain 30% 10% 50% 30% 40% 70% 70% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm UV index Low Low Low Low Moderate - - Frost risk Moderate High High Slight Nil Slight Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 13
Wind direction NW SE WNW ESE ENE E NNE NE NE E NNW S WNW W Relative humidity 100% 67% 100% 67% 96% 65% 92% 65% 97% 69% 100% 79% 100% 76% Dew point 5°C 8°C 5°C 7°C 6°C 8°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 9°C 10°C 10°C 10°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for McLoughlins Beach (38.6028°S, 146.8858°E, 0m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter 6:38am EST 7:06am EST 5:29pm EST 5:57pm EST 12:55pm EST 3:23am 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 14 2 Wednesday Wednesday 15 3 Thursday Thursday 16 4 Friday Friday 17 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 0 3 Thursday Thursday 0 4 Friday Friday 0 5 Saturday Saturday 5 6 Sunday Sunday 5 7 Sunday Sunday 5