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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - South Esk

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

FINAL WARNING

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE SOUTH ESK RIVER
Issued at 9:20 am EDT on Tuesday 26 November 2013
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 21

Minor flooding has now eased throughout the whole South Esk river basin.

All river levels are now below their minor flood levels and easing.

No significant rainfall is expected during Tuesday.

Above Fingal
River levels in the Upper South Esk and Break O'Day catchments are below the
minor flood levels and easing.

St Pauls River
River levels in the St Pauls catchment are now below their minor flood levels
and easing.

Fingal to Llewellyn
River levels about Fingal and Llewellyn have dropped below their minor flood
levels and will continue easing during Tuesday.

Nile River
River levels are below the minor flood level and easing.

Llewellyn to Perth
River peaked again about Llewellyn at 4.4 metres Monday evening. River levels
are now below the minor flood level and easing.

Perth to Trevallyn Dam
River levels about Perth have dropped below the minor flood level and will
continue easing during Tuesday.

River levels throughout the Longford - Hadspen - Trevallyn area will continue
falling during Tuesday.

Flood water has extended up into the lower reaches of the Meander River about
Westwood Bridge. Levels will continue easing during Tuesday.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Based on observed and forecast rainfall the following river peak heights are
predicted:

NIL

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.

Weather Forecast:
Partly Cloudy.

Next Issue:
NIL

Latest River Heights:
Break O'Day River at Killymoon 0.8m steady 07:00 AM TUE 26/11/13
SOUTH ESK RV AT UPPER ESK ROAD BRIDGE 0.86m steady 07:00 AM TUE 26/11/13
SOUTH ESK RIVER AT MATHINNA NA
South Esk River at Fingal 3.72m steady 08:19 AM TUE 26/11/13
St. Pauls River at Lewis Hill 1.67m steady 09:04 AM TUE 26/11/13
St. Pauls River above Avoca 1.94m steady 06:45 AM TUE 26/11/13
South Esk River at Llewellyn 3.69m falling 07:00 AM TUE 26/11/13
South Esk River at Perth 3.98m steady 07:00 AM TUE 26/11/13
South Esk River at Longford 2.3m steady 09:01 AM TUE 26/11/13
South Esk River at Trevallyn Dam 126.63m steady 08:30 AM TUE 26/11/13

For the latest rainfall and river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood/

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