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  • Initial Minor Flood Warning For The King River Fri 19 Aug 2022

    Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria
      
    Initial Minor Flood Warning For The King River 
    Issued at 01:07 PM EST on Friday 19 August 2022
    Flood Watch Number: 1
    
    MINOR FLOODING MAY DEVELOP AT DOCKER ROAD BRIDGE FRIDAY EVENING
     Minor flooding may develop along the King River at Docker Road Bridge from Friday evening.
     In the 24 hours to midday Friday, rainfall totals of up to 30 mm have been recorded in the King River catchment. Further rainfall totals of up to 10 mm are forecast for the reminder of Friday into Saturday.
    
    King River:
    Minor flooding is likely along the King River.
    The King River at Docker Rd Bridge is currently at 3.32 metres and rising.
    The King River at Docker Rd Bridge is likely to reach the minor flood level (3.70 m) Friday evening. The river level may peak near 3.85 metres Saturday morning.
    
    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:
    The next warning will be issued by 01:00 pm EST on Saturday 20 August 2022.
    
    Latest River Heights:
    Ovens River at Harrietville,2.05,Steady,12:33 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Ovens River at Bright,2.26,Steady,11:51 AM FRI 19/08/22
    Buckland River at Upper Buckland (Twelve Mile),1.99,Falling,12:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Buckland River at Harris Lane,2.14,Steady,12:26 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Ovens River at Eurobin,3.49,Steady,11:11 AM FRI 19/08/22
    Happy Valley Creek at Rosewhite,0.71,Steady,12:29 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Ovens River at Myrtleford,2.79,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Buffalo River at Abbeyard,1.74,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Rose River at Matong North,1.17,Steady,12:35 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Dandongadale River at Matong North,1.42,Steady,11:42 AM FRI 19/08/22
    Buffalo River D/S Rose River Junction,2.85,Steady,12:25 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Buffalo River D/S Lake Buffalo,2.64,Steady,12:36 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Ovens River at Rocky Point,2.68,Steady,12:31 PM FRI 19/08/22
    King River D/S Lake William Hovell,1.61,Rising,09:00 AM FRI 19/08/22
    King River at Cheshunt,1.38,Steady,11:38 AM FRI 19/08/22
    King River at Edi,1.67,Rising,12:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Boggy Creek at Angleside,1.01,Steady,11:50 AM FRI 19/08/22
    King River at Docker Rd Bridge,3.32,Rising,12:30 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Hurdle Creek at Bobinawarrah,0.97,Steady,12:21 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Fifteen Mile Creek at Greta South,1.63,Steady,12:32 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Fifteen Mile Creek at Glenrowan,1.03,Steady,11:52 AM FRI 19/08/22
    Ovens River at Wangaratta,11.24,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
    Ovens River at Peechelba East,130.02,Steady,12:00 PM FRI 19/08/22
    
    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.