Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
Minor Flood Warning For The Traralgon Creek
Issued at 03:54 PM EST on Monday 15 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 4
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT TRARALGON TOWN
In the 48 hours to 3:00 pm Monday, widespread rainfall totals of 50-100 mm have been been recorded in the Traralgon Creek catchment. A further 5-10 mm is forecast for the remainder of Monday.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Traralgon Creek.
The Traralgon Creek at Traralgon peaked at 3.87 metres around 08:30 am Monday 15 August and is currently at 3.67 metres and falling, with minor flooding.
The Traralgon Creek at Traralgon is expected to remain above the minor flood level (3.50 m) Monday afternoon. The river level is likely to fall below the minor flood level (3.50 m) Monday night.
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 02:00 pm EST on Tuesday 16 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Traralgon Creek at Koornalla,1.89,Steady,03:48 PM MON 15/08/22
Traralgon Creek at Traralgon,3.67,Falling,03:40 PM MON 15/08/22
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
Mount Best 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of rain in the W, medium chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 8 and 14.
Forecast for Mount Best (38.6003°S, 146.3115°E, 286m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 6° 6° 6° 8° 6° 4° 5° Maximum 13° 14° 17° 18° 13° 13° 15° Chance of rain 80% 70% 30% 70% 70% 90% 20% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate - - Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 39
Wind direction WNW WNW W WSW WNW NNE N N WNW W WNW WNW WNW WNW Relative humidity 80% 71% 96% 82% 95% 66% 79% 66% 89% 66% 83% 71% 85% 56% Dew point 8°C 8°C 9°C 10°C 9°C 8°C 9°C 10°C 7°C 5°C 6°C 5°C 3°C 5°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Mount Best (38.6003°S, 146.3115°E, 286m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:33am EST 7:00am EST 5:37pm EST 6:05pm EST 9:16pm EST 8:59am 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 Monday Monday 13 1 Tuesday Tuesday 14 2 Wednesday Wednesday 17 3 Thursday Thursday 18 4 Friday Friday 13 5 Saturday Saturday 13 6 Sunday Sunday 15 7 Sunday Sunday 15
Rain for next 7 days
0 Monday Monday 5 1 Tuesday Tuesday 5 2 Wednesday Wednesday 0 3 Thursday Thursday 5 4 Friday Friday 5 5 Saturday Saturday 5 6 Sunday Sunday 0 7 Sunday Sunday 0