Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - North Esk River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The North Esk River
Issued at 10:48 AM EST on Saturday 12 June 2021
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 3

FLOODING NO LONGER EXPECTED IN THE NORTH ESK RIVER
In the 24 hours to 10am Saturday, rainfall totals of 2-5 mm were observed in the North Esk catchment, with isolated totals up to 15 mm recorded at Mount Barrow.
A further 1-5 mm are forecast for the remainder of Saturday with higher totals possible in elevated areas.
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next couple of days.

St Patricks River:
Flooding is no longer expected in the St Patricks River.
The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is currently at 0.88 metres and steady.
The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is expected to remain below the minor flood level (1.50 m) during Saturday.

Upper North Esk River:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Upper North Esk River.
Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn.
The North Esk River at Corra Linn peaked at 2.52 metres (below minor level 2.70 m) around 05:00 pm Friday 11 June and is currently at 2.45 metres and steady.
The North Esk River at Corra Linn is expected to remain below the minor flood level (2.70 m) during Saturday.

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:
St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake,0.88,Steady,08:57 AM SAT 12/06/21
North Esk River at Ballroom,1.46,Steady,08:00 AM SAT 12/06/21
North Esk River at Corra Linn,2.45,Steady,10:31 AM SAT 12/06/21

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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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