Update, 9.30am, June 13:
THE Mail-Times asked its readers on Facebook from across the Wimmera how much rain they received on Wednesday.
Michelle Clark: A lovely 24mm to 9am at Minyip. Another 10mm in gauge since.
Kevin Hedt:30mm at Salisbury via Nhill at 9am.
Karen Fischer: At Drung - 21.5mm up till 9am and at least another 7-8mm now . Very happy farmer husband today. We finished cropping two days ago.
Kerrie Hamilton: 37mm at Dimboola so far, took a look at 11.15pm and still drizzling at the moment.
Pamela Preston: Nhill, 10.45pm 34mm. Still raining.
David Elliott: 17mm at Stawell, still raining.
Joanne Wallis: 33mm to right now at South Lillimur near Kaniva.
Gary Williams: 25mm at Dimboola to 9am.
Leigh Keller: 48mm here in Dimboola since yesterday!
Donna Cameron: 15mm at Marnoo East and still raining.
Update, 12pm, June 12:
WARRACKNABEAL SES controller John Bish said volunteers were called to one incident in Warracknabeal at 11am regarding minor roof damage due to leaking. Warracknabeal has so far received 27mm.
Since 9am Horsham has received 8.8mm, Edenhope has received 5mm, Nhill has received 8.6mm and Stawell has received 14.2mm.
Update, 9am, June 12:
HORSHAM received 21.6mm of rain between 5am and 9am on Wednesday.
Edenhope received 10.6mm since 3.30am, Nhill received 30.4mm overnight and Stawell received 16.8mm.
State Emergency Services western region duty officer Tony Grimme said had no call-outs over night.
"We have had one this morning for classroom flooding at Stawell Secondary College," he said.
"All our volunteer units are on standby, as they always are, but there hasn't been much concerned yet."
More to come.
THE weather could take a turn for the worst on Wednesday in the Wimmera, and for much of the state.
The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe weather warning for almost all of Victoria on Tuesday morning, as extreme winds and heavy rainfall bear down.
"Damaging winds, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of around 100 km/h are possible mainly in elevated areas in the west of the state from early Wednesday morning. Wind gusts increasing 100-110 km/h, again mainly in elevated areas in central Victoria," the warning said.
"Winds are expected to gradually ease from the west during Wednesday afternoon. Thunderstorms with heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding is possible early Wednesday morning in the southern Mallee and Wimmera."
Horsham is expected to receive 37mm of rain over the next three days, Warracknabeal 41mm, Stawell 38mm, Nhill 33mm, Ararat 28mm and Edenhope 26mm.
The State Emergency Service advises people should:
- Move vehicles under cover or away from trees
- Secure or put away loose items around your house, yard and balcony
- Keep clear of fallen power lines
- Don't walk, ride or drive through flood water
- Keep clear of creeks and storm drains
- Be aware that in fire affected areas, rainfall run-off into waterways may contain debris such as ash, soil, trees and rocks
- Be alert that in areas recently affected by fires, heavy rainfall increases the potential for landslides and debris across roads
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