Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Moderate Flood Warning For The Latrobe River
Issued at 05:57 AM EST on Tuesday 16 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 6
MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AT THOMS BRIDGE
MINOR FLOODING LIKELY AT ROSEDALE FROM TUESDAY MORNING
FLOODING HAS EASED AT DARNUM
In the 24 hours to 05:00 am Tuesday, rainfall totals of up to 5-25 mm have been recorded in the Latrobe River catchment. Rainfall totals of 5-15 mm are forecast for the remainder of Tuesday.
Flooding has eased along the Moe River at Darnum. The river level is currently at 3.35 metres and falling, below the minor flood level.
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 is currently at 5.15 metres and rising, with moderate flooding.
The Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge is expected to remain above the moderate flood level (5.00 m) during Tuesday.
Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon:
Minor flooding is likely along the Latrobe River downstream of Traralgon.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is currently at 3.81 metres and rising.
The Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream) is likely to reach the minor flood level (4.00 m) Tuesday afternoon.
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 12:00 pm EST on Tuesday 16 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Latrobe River at Noojee,1.46,Steady,05:29 AM TUE 16/08/22
Latrobe River at Willow Grove,2.63,Steady,05:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Tanjil River at Tanjil Junction,1.09,Steady,05:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Tanjil River at Tanjil South,1.70,Steady,05:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Moe River at Darnum,3.35,Falling,05:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Moe Drain at Trafalgar East,5.17,Falling,05:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Narracan Creek at Thorpdale,1.24,Steady,02:55 AM TUE 16/08/22
Narracan Creek at Moe,1.18,Steady,05:14 AM TUE 16/08/22
Morwell River at Boolarra,1.48,Steady,05:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge,5.15,Rising,05:00 AM TUE 16/08/22
Latrobe River at Rosedale (Main Stream),3.81,Rising,05:20 AM TUE 16/08/22
Latrobe River at Kilmany,4.85,Steady,05:30 AM TUE 16/08/22
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.
Morwell River Prison (38.417°S, 146.3138°E, 155m AMSL) Morwell River Prison,VIC set as my default location ›
7 day forecast
Morwell River Prison 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. High chance of showers, becoming less likely this evening. Snow falling above 1200 metres. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures between 9 and 15.
Forecast for Morwell River Prison (38.417°S, 146.3138°E, 155m AMSL) Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Summary Minimum 6° 6° 8° 6° 4° 5° 5° Maximum 14° 17° 18° 13° 13° 15° 17° Chance of rain 90% 40% 80% 70% 60% 20% 90% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 10-20mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Low Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 19
Wind direction W WSW WNW N N NNW W W W W WNW WNW NNW NW Relative humidity 95% 79% 92% 67% 82% 63% 95% 68% 86% 70% 84% 56% 74% 60% Dew point 10°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 8°C 6°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 5°C 7°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Morwell River Prison (38.417°S, 146.3138°E, 155m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:32am EST 6:59am EST 5:38pm EST 6:06pm EST 10:23pm EST 9:25am 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 Tuesday Tuesday 14 1 Wednesday Wednesday 17 2 Thursday Thursday 18 3 Friday Friday 13 4 Saturday Saturday 13 5 Sunday Sunday 15 6 Monday Monday 17 7 Monday Monday 17
Rain for next 7 days
0 Tuesday Tuesday 5 1 Wednesday Wednesday 0 2 Thursday Thursday 5 3 Friday Friday 5 4 Saturday Saturday 0 5 Sunday Sunday 0 6 Monday Monday 20 7 Monday Monday 20