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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 10:05 am EST on Thursday 9 August 2018
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 7

Flooding is no longer expected along the lower North Esk River.

The North Esk catchment is saturated and river levels remain elevated as a
result of rain over the last few weeks.

In the 24 hours to 9 am rainfall totals of less than 6 mm have been recorded in
the North Esk catchment. No significant rainfall is expected for the remainder
of Thursday.

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

St Patricks River:
High flows in the St Patricks River are easing during Thursday.

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 peaked at 2.68 metres around 11:00 pm
Wednesday 08 August and is currently at 2.61 metres and steady.

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, 1.13, Steady, 09:04 AM THU 09/08/18
North Esk River at Ballroom, 1.34, Steady, 08:00 AM THU 09/08/18
North Esk River at Corra Linn, 2.61, Steady, 09:38 AM THU 09/08/18

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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