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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - South Esk

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

FINAL FLOOD WARNING

FINAL MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE UPPER SOUTH ESK RIVER
Issued at 9:44 am EDT on Wednesday 8 October 2014
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 3


A Minor Flood warning for the upper South Esk River is now finalised.

The South Esk River has peaked at Fingal near the minor flood level overnight
Tuesday and river levels are easing.

Less than 5 mm of rain was observed during Tuesday and no further significant
rainfall expected over the next few days.

Above Fingal
River levels in the upper South Esk River have peaked and are easing.

River levels in the Break O'Day River will remain below the Minor flood level.

St Pauls River
River level rises are expected to remain below the Minor flood level in the St
Pauls catchment at Lewis Hill.

Fingal to Llewellyn
The South Esk River has peaked at Fingal near the minor flood level overnight
Tuesday and river levels are easing.

River levels from Fingal to Llewellyn are expected to rise during Wednesday
with levels expected to remain below the Minor flood level at Llewellyn.

Nile River
River levels have peaked below the Minor flood level in the Nile River at
Deddington late this morning and are now easing.

Llewellyn to Perth
River levels from Llewellyn to Perth are expected to rise during Thursday into
Friday this week and will remain below their Minor flood levels.

Perth to Trevallyn Dam
River levels from Perth to Trevallyn Dam will remain below their Minor flood
levels.

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:
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers.

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

Latest River Heights:
Break O'Day River at Killymoon 0.4m steady 08:00 AM WED 08/10/14
SOUTH ESK RV AT UPPER ESK ROAD BRIDGE 1.03m steady 07:00 AM WED 08/10/14
SOUTH ESK RIVER AT MATHINNA 0.8m steady 07:45 AM WED 08/10/14
South Esk River at Fingal 3.4m steady 09:14 AM WED 08/10/14
St. Pauls River at Lewis Hill NA
St. Pauls River above Avoca 0.62m steady 08:15 AM WED 08/10/14
South Esk River at Llewellyn 1.6m steady 07:00 AM WED 08/10/14
South Esk River at Perth 1.8m rising 08:36 AM WED 08/10/14
South Esk River at Longford 0.6m steady 08:39 AM WED 08/10/14
South Esk River at Trevallyn Dam 119.97m steady 09:00 AM WED 08/10/14

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

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