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Flood Warning for Seven Creeks and Castle Creek

14 July 2019 09:42 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria

Final Flood Warning for the Seven and Castle Creeks

Issued at 9:42 am EST on Sunday 14 July 2019
Flood Warning Number: 3

Flooding is no longer expected to develop for the Seven Creeks around Euroa.

In the 24 hours to 9 am Sunday, no significant rain has been observed in the
Seven and Castle Creeks. No significant rain is forecast for the remainder of
Sunday.

Seven Creeks to Euroa:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Seven Creeks to Euroa.

The Seven Creeks at Euroa peaked at 2.38 metres during Saturday afternoon
(minor flood level 2.50 m) and is currently at 1.85 metres and falling.

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/

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Seven Creeks at Strathbogie, 0.87, Steady, 07:38 AM SUN 14/07/19
Seven Creeks D/S Polly McQuinns Weir, 0.77, Steady, 08:20 AM SUN 14/07/19
Seven Creeks at Galls Gap Rd, 0.87, Steady, 08:55 AM SUN 14/07/19
Seven Creeks at Euroa, 1.85, Falling, 08:46 AM SUN 14/07/19
Castle Creek at Telfords Bridge, 0.37, Steady, 07:52 AM SUN 14/07/19
Castle Creek at Arcadia, -0.16, Steady, 06:12 AM SUN 14/07/19
Honeysuckle Creek at U/S Violet Town, 0.41, Steady, 07:06 AM SUN 14/07/19
Stoney Creek at Tamleugh, 0.92, Steady, 08:43 AM SUN 14/07/19
Seven Creeks at Kialla West, 2.19, Rising, 09:00 AM SUN 14/07/19

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.