Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - North Esk River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Issued at 9:48 am EDT on Wednesday 13 February 2019
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 3

Flooding is no longer expected along the Lower North Esk River around Corra
Linn.

In the 48 hours to 9am Wednesday, rainfall totals of 23-62 mm were observed
across the North Esk catchment. No significant rainfall is expected for the
next couple of days.

Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next couple of days.

St Patricks River:
River levels are easing in the St Patricks River.

The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is currently at 0.82 metres and
falling. River levels will remain below the minor flood level (1.50 m) during
Wednesday.

Upper North Esk River:
River levels are easing in the Upper North Esk River. The river level at
Ballroom is currently 1.08 m and falling.

Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn.

The North Esk River at Corra Linn is currently at 2.08 metres and steady. River
levels will remain below the minor flood level (2.70 m) during Wednesday.

Flood Safety Advice:
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.

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

Latest River Heights:
St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake, 0.83, Falling, 09:09 AM WED 13/02/19
North Esk River at Ballroom, 1.08, Steady, 09:00 AM WED 13/02/19
North Esk River at Corra Linn, 2.09, Steady, 09:00 AM WED 13/02/19

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 216. Warning, rainfall and
river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood. The latest weather
forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts.

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