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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 3:54 pm EST on Tuesday 10 May 2016
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 2

River levels are currently peaking along the North Esk and St Patricks rivers,
with minor flooding not longer expected.

59mm were reported at Mt Barrow in the 24 hours to 9AM Tuesday, and between
25mm to 47mm elsewhere in the catchment. No significant rainfall is expected in
the next 24 hours.

Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next few days across the
whole North Esk catchment.

St Patricks River:
River levels along the St Patricks River will remain below their minor flood
levels during Tuesday.

The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is currently at 1.12 metres and
steady. The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is expected to remain around
1.20 metres overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.

Upper North Esk River:
No further flooding is expected 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 2.49 metres and steady. The
North Esk River at Corra Linn is expected to remain between 2.45 and 2.55
metres overnight Tuesday into 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, 1.13, Steady, 03:07 PM TUE 10/05/16
North Esk River at Corra Linn, 2.49, Steady, 03:35 PM TUE 10/05/16

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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