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
Merricks 7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. High chance of morning showers, with possible small hail near the Otways in the early morning. Showers falling as snow above 1000 metres at first, rising to 1400 metres by the evening. Winds W 15 to 25 km/h turning NW 25 to 35 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 16.
Forecast for Merricks (38.3926°S, 145.0858°E, 52m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 6° 7° 4° 7° 5° 6° 6° Maximum 15° 13° 14° 15° 12° 13° 14° Chance of rain 80% 50% 10% 90% 90% 90% 90% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm UV index Low Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Slight Nil Slight Nil Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 13
Wind direction WNW NW SW SSW N NNW N WNW WSW WSW NW WNW W WSW Relative humidity 80% 56% 78% 57% 79% 53% 69% 72% 71% 58% 82% 69% 87% 73% Dew point 6°C 6°C 7°C 3°C 5°C 4°C 6°C 8°C 4°C 3°C 6°C 7°C 8°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Merricks (38.3926°S, 145.0858°E, 52m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:34am EST 7:01am EST 5:46pm EST 6:13pm EST 12:37am EST 10:52am EST Last quarter Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 15 1 Saturday Saturday 13 2 Sunday Sunday 14 3 Monday Monday 15 4 Tuesday Tuesday 12 5 Wednesday Wednesday 13 6 Thursday Thursday 14 7 Thursday Thursday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 5 1 Saturday Saturday 0 2 Sunday Sunday 0 3 Monday Monday 20 4 Tuesday Tuesday 5 5 Wednesday Wednesday 5 6 Thursday Thursday 5 7 Thursday Thursday 5