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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - North Esk River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the North Esk River

Issued at 3:41 pm EST on Tuesday 8 August 2017
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 6

Minor flooding has easing in the lower reaches of the North Esk River about
Corra Linn and no further flooding is expected. River levels throughout the
North Esk catchment are easing slowly.

No significant rain is forecast for Wednesday although snow melt may maintain
high river levels in coming days.

Strong and dangerous flows will remain a hazard in throughout the North Esk
catchment over the next few days.

St Patricks River:
No further flooding is expected in the St Patricks River. River levels will
continue to ease slowly.

The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is currently at 1.05 metres and
falling slowly.

Upper North Esk River:
No further flooding is expected in the Upper North Esk River. River levels will
continue to ease slowly.

Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn:
No further flooding is expected in the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn.

The North Esk River at Corra Linn is currently at 2.46 metres and falling
slowly.

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, 1.05, Falling, 02:54 PM TUE 08/08/17
North Esk River at Ballroom, 1.19, Falling, 02:15 PM TUE 08/08/17
North Esk River at Corra Linn, 2.46, Falling, 03:33 PM TUE 08/08/17

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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