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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Macquarie

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the Macquarie River

Issued at 9:42 am EDT on Friday 8 December 2017
Flood Warning Number: 2

Minor flooding is no longer expected in the Macquarie River about Ross and
Morningside during Friday.

In the 24 hours to 9am Friday rainfall totals of up to 15 mm were observed in
the catchment.

Macquarie River - Mt Morriston to Elizabeth River:
Renewed river rises are no longer expected in the Macquarie River - Mt
Morriston to Elizabeth River.

Macquarie River - Elizabeth River to Lake River:
Renewed river rises are no longer expected in the Macquarie River - Elizabeth
River to Lake River.

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:
Tooms Lake, 2.90, Steady, 09:17 AM FRI 08/12/17
Macquarie River at Trefusis, 0.75, Steady, 09:00 AM FRI 08/12/17
Macquarie River at Mount Morriston, 0.24, Steady, 08:44 AM FRI 08/12/17
Macquarie River at Ross, 1.00, Steady, 07:37 AM FRI 08/12/17
Macquarie River at Fosterville, 0.19, Falling, 09:00 AM FRI 08/12/17
Lake Leake (Lake Level), 3.63, Steady, 09:00 AM FRI 08/12/17
Elizabeth River downstream Lake Leake, 0.05, Steady, 09:00 AM FRI 08/12/17
Macquarie River at Morningside, 1.44, Falling, 09:00 AM FRI 08/12/17
Isis River at Barton, 0.48, Falling, 08:41 AM FRI 08/12/17
Lake River at Parknook, 0.74, Falling, 09:00 AM FRI 08/12/17
Macquarie River above Westmoor, 2.15, Falling, 09:00 AM FRI 08/12/17
Macquarie River at Cressy Pumps, 2.19, Steady, 08:00 AM FRI 08/12/17

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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