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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 3:49 pm EDT on Monday 4 December 2017
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 4

Minor flooding has eased in the lower reaches of the North Esk at Corra Linn
and river levels are expected to ease slowly during Monday. Forecast rainfall
from Tuesday night may result in renewed river rises.

In the 3 days to 9 am Monday widespread rainfall totals of 60 to 70 mm, with
isolated totals of 100 mm and snow in elevated areas were observed in the North
Esk catchment. No significant rainfall is forecast until overnight Tuesday into

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

St Patricks River:
No further flooding is expected in the St Patricks River.

The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is currently at 0.92 metres and

Upper North Esk River:
River levels are easing slowly in the Upper North Esk River..

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 2.48 metres and falling

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, 0.93, Falling, 02:51 PM MON 04/12/17
North Esk River at Ballroom, 1.45, Falling, 01:30 PM MON 04/12/17
North Esk River at Corra Linn, 2.49, Falling, 03:34 PM MON 04/12/17

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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