Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments.
Flood Watch For Parts Of South West And Eastern Victoria
Issued at 02:01 PM EST on Friday 19 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 3
MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY FOR CATCHMENTS IN THE FLOOD WATCH AREA
A frontal system will bring rainfall to the Flood Watch area during Saturday and a second stronger frontal system will bring further rainfall during Monday into Tuesday.
Catchments in the Flood Watch area are wet as a result of the recent rainfall, with elevated river levels within some catchments.
Rainfall totals of 10-30 mm have been recorded across the flood watch area.
Widespread rainfall totals of 10-15 mm are forecast over the eastern and Otway ranges during Saturday. Further rainfall totals of 15-30 mm are forecast for Monday into Tuesday.
River level rises and areas of minor flooding are possible in parts of the North East, parts of Gippsland, the Barwon catchment and the Otways from Thursday evening.
Catchments likely to be affected include:
Barwon, Leigh and Moorabool Rivers
Ovens and King Rivers
Upper Murray and Mitta Mitta Rivers
Seven and Castle Creeks
Flooding warnings are current for the following catchments: Latrobe, Bunyip, Yarra, Kiewa, King, Murray and Upper Murray rivers and the Seven Creeks.
The Bureau of Meteorology is continuing to monitor the situation and will issue catchment specific warnings as required.
See www.bom.gov.au/vic/warnings to view the current warnings for Victoria.
For more information on the Flood Watch Service: http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml
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:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/
River Height and Rainfall information are available on the Bureau of Meteorology web site at http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/flood/
Flood Warnings and Flood Watches for Victorian Catchments are also available on: Telephone Weather Service No. 1300 659217.}
The next Flood Watch will be issued by 02:00 pm EST on Saturday 20 August 2022.
Middle Creek (37.3983°S, 143.231°E, 356m AMSL) Middle Creek,VIC set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Middle Creek 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Winds NW/SW 20 to 30 km/h tending S 15 to 25 km/h early in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 7 with daytime temperatures reaching around 12.
Forecast for Middle Creek (37.3983°S, 143.231°E, 356m AMSL) Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Summary Minimum 7° 1° 6° 1° 2° 6° 4° Maximum 12° 13° 13° 11° 11° 13° 14° Chance of rain 40% 60% 80% 60% 60% 60% 50% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - - Frost risk Nil High Nil High Moderate Nil Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 16
Wind direction SSW SSW N NNW NNW W WSW WSW NW W SW SSW SE WNW Relative humidity 91% 62% 78% 63% 85% 85% 83% 67% 90% 76% 92% 78% 87% 69% Dew point 7°C 5°C 3°C 6°C 9°C 9°C 3°C 5°C 5°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 7°C 9°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Middle Creek (37.3983°S, 143.231°E, 356m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter 6:40am EST 7:07am EST 5:57pm EST 6:24pm EST 1:45am EST 11:38am EST Waning crescent New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10 Last quarter Sep 18
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Saturday Saturday 12 1 Sunday Sunday 13 2 Monday Monday 13 3 Tuesday Tuesday 11 4 Wednesday Wednesday 11 5 Thursday Thursday 13 6 Friday Friday 14 7 Friday Friday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Saturday Saturday 0 1 Sunday Sunday 0 2 Monday Monday 5 3 Tuesday Tuesday 0 4 Wednesday Wednesday 5 5 Thursday Thursday 0 6 Friday Friday 0 7 Friday Friday 0