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Flood Warning - Broken River

14 July 2012 10:51 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

Final Flood Warning for the Broken River
Issued at 10:51 am EST on Saturday 14 July 2012
In the 24 hours to 9 AM Saturday rainfall totals of less than 15 mm have been
recorded in the Broken River catchment. Rainfall totals of up to 15 mm have
been forecast for the remainder of Saturday.

No flooding is expected along the Broken River for this event however high
stream levels will continue for the remainder of Saturday into Sunday.

Upstream of Benalla
Hollands Creek at Kelfeera peaked around 3.48 metres (Minor Flood Level 3.7
metres) during Friday evening.

The Broken River at Benalla peaked below the Minor Flood Level (2.5 metres)
during Saturday morning.

In the interests of community safety the SES suggests following precautions:
Don't walk, ride or drive through floodwater,
Don't allow children to play in floodwater,
Stay away from waterways and stormwater drains, and
Keep well clear of fallen power lines

Current Emergency Information is available at http://www.ses.vic.gov.au
For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.
Current Road and Traffic Information is available at the VicRoads website:

Weather Forecast:
For the latest weather forecast see http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts

Next Issue:
No further Flood Warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Broken R. D/S Bridge Ck. 0.98m falling 10:28 AM SAT 14/07/12
Broken R. at Moorngag 2.06m falling 10:27 AM SAT 14/07/12
Broken R. at Broken Weir 177.2m steady 10:14 AM SAT 14/07/12
Holland Ck. at Wrightley 2.24m falling 09:58 AM SAT 14/07/12
Ryans Ck. at Loombah Res. D/S NA
Holland Ck. at Kelfeera 2.18m falling 10:24 AM SAT 14/07/12
Broken R. at Benalla 2.35m steady 10:04 AM SAT 14/07/12
Broken R. at Caseys Weir 1.41m steady 09:47 AM SAT 14/07/12
Broken R. at Gowangardie Weir 2.45m rising 09:30 AM SAT 14/07/12
Broken R. at Orrvale 4.87m steady 09:58 AM SAT 14/07/12
Boosey Ck at Tungamah 0.29m steady 09:45 AM SAT 14/07/12
Broken Ck at Katamatite 0.99m steady 09:30 AM SAT 14/07/12
Broken Ck. at KD Walshs Br. 0.54m rising 09:30 AM SAT 14/07/12
Broken Ck. at Nathalia 1.01m steady 09:45 AM SAT 14/07/12

Flood Warnings, Flood Watches, 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 available on: Telephone Weather Service No. 1300