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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - South Esk

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the South Esk River

Issued at 7:48 am EDT on Thursday 7 December 2017
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 2

Flooding is no longer expected in the South Esk River.

In the 24 hours to 7am Thursday, widespread rainfall totals of 5 to 15 mm have
been recorded in the South Esk River catchment. Rainfall has eased, however
further rainfall is possible overnight Thursday into Friday which may result in
renewed river level rises.

The situation is being closely monitored and further warnings will be issued if
necessary.

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

Break O'Day River:
No further flooding is expected in the Break O'Day River.

South Esk River above Fingal:
No further flooding is expected in the South Esk River above Fingal.

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

South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn:
No further flooding is expected in the South Esk River - Fingal to Llewellyn.

Nile River:
No further flooding is expected in the Nile River.

South Esk River - Llewellyn to Perth:
No further flooding is expected in the South Esk River - Llewellyn to Perth.

South Esk River - Perth to Longford:
No further flooding is expected in the South Esk River - Perth to Longford.

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:
Break O'Day River at Killymoon, 0.45, Steady, 07:00 AM THU 07/12/17
South Esk River at Upper Esk Road Bridge, 0.69, Steady, 07:00 AM THU 07/12/17
South Esk River at Fingal, 2.03, Steady, 07:29 AM THU 07/12/17
St Pauls River at Lewis Hill, 0.63, Steady, 07:03 AM THU 07/12/17
St Pauls River above Avoca, 0.87, Steady, 05:15 AM THU 07/12/17
South Esk River at Llewellyn, 1.94, Steady, 06:30 AM THU 07/12/17
South Esk River at Perth, 2.61, Steady, 05:15 AM THU 07/12/17
South Esk River at Longford, 1.08, Steady, 06:48 AM THU 07/12/17
South Esk River at Trevallyn Pond, 126.44, Steady, 07:00 AM THU 07/12/17

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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