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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 9:56 am EDT on Wednesday 3 February 2016
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 28


A flood warning for the South Esk river is now finalised.

River levels in the South Esk river catchment have now fallen below minor flood
levels and will continue easing during the next few days.

No significant rain was observed in the 48 hours to 9am Wednesday and no
further significant rainfall is expected for the rest of Wednesday and Thursday.

Above Fingal
River levels in the upper South Esk and Break O'Day rivers are below minor
flood levels and falling.

St Pauls River
River levels in the St Pauls River are below Minor flood levels and falling.

Fingal to Llewellyn
The South Esk River about Fingal is below the Minor flood level (4.0 metres)
and falling. River levels will continue to ease.

The South Esk River about Llewellyn is below the Minor flood level (4.0 metres)
and falling. River levels will continue to ease.

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

Llewellyn to Perth
The South Esk River about Perth is now below the Minor flood level (4.3 metres)
and falling slowly. River levels will continue slowly easing during Wednesday
into Thursday.

Perth to Trevallyn Dam
The South Esk River about Longford is below the Minor flood level (3.5 metres)
and falling slowly. River levels will continue slowly easing during Wednesday
and Thursday.

Downstream of Longford, high river levels will continue in the Westwood -
Hadspen - Trevallyn area during Wednesday and Thursday.

Trevallyn Dam is expected to continue spilling during Wednesday and Thursday,
with high flows to continue through the Cataract Gorge into the Tamar river.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
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:
Showers on Wednesday morning. Mostly sunny on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday.

Next Issue:
No additional flood warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Break O'Day River at Killymoon 0.76m steady 08:00 AM WED 03/02/16
SOUTH ESK RV AT UPPER ESK ROAD BRIDGE 0.63m steady 08:00 AM WED 03/02/16
SOUTH ESK RIVER AT MATHINNA 0.47m steady 09:54 AM WED 03/02/16
South Esk River at Fingal 3.03m steady 09:47 AM WED 03/02/16
St. Pauls River at Lewis Hill 1.2m steady 09:44 AM WED 03/02/16
St. Pauls River above Avoca 1.25m steady 08:00 AM WED 03/02/16
South Esk River at Llewellyn 2.93m steady 09:00 AM WED 03/02/16
South Esk River at Perth 4.15m falling 09:48 AM WED 03/02/16
South Esk River at Longford 2.08m steady 09:23 AM WED 03/02/16
South Esk River at Trevallyn Dam 127.25m steady 09:30 AM WED 03/02/16

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