Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Macquarie

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The Macquarie River
Issued at 10:49 AM EDT on Monday 19 October 2020
Flood Watch Number: 2

MINOR FLOODING NO LONGER EXPECTED AT AT CRESSY PUMPS
LAKE LEAKE IS EXPECTED REMAIN ON SPILL FOR NEXT FEW DAYS
No significant rainfall was recorded over the Macquarie River catchment to 9am Monday and no rain is forecast for the remainder of Monday
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over coming days.

Macquarie River above Mt Morriston:
The Macquarie River at Mount Morriston will remain below the minor flood level (1.50 m)..
No data is available for Tooms Lake

The Macquarie River at Mount Morriston is currently at 0.65 metres and steady.

Macquarie River - Mt Morriston to Elizabeth River:
The Macquarie River at Ross will remain below the minor flood level (2.00 m)
The Macquarie River at Ross is currently at 1.90 metres and steady.

Elizabeth River:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Elizabeth River due to spilling from Lake Leake.
The Lake Leake is currently at 5.28 metres and steady with minor flooding.
Lake Leake is expected to remain on spill for the next few days with minor flooding.

The Elizabeth River below Lake Leake is currently at 0.43 metres and steady.
The Elizabeth River below Lake Leake will remain below the minor flood level.

Macquarie River - Elizabeth River to Lake River:
Small stream rises are being observed in the Macquarie River between Elizabeth River and Lake River
The Macquarie River at Morningside is currently at 2.19 metres and steady.
The Macquarie River at Morningside will remain below the minor flood level (3.50 m).

Lake River:
High stream levels are occurring along the Lake River.
Brumbys Creek:
No further flooding is expected in the Brumbys Creek.
Macquarie River - Lake River to Longford:
Minor flooding may occur along the Macquarie River - Lake River to Longford.
The Macquarie River above Westmoor is currently at 2.70 metres and steady.
The Macquarie River above Westmoor will remain below the minor flood level.

The Macquarie River at Cressy Pumps is currently at 2.34 metres and steady.
The Macquarie River at Cressy Pumps is expected to remain below the minor flood level (3.00 m).

Isis River:
Cancellation

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:
Macquarie River at Trefusis,1.18,Steady,09:00 AM MON 19/10/20
Macquarie River at Mount Morriston,0.65,Steady,09:41 AM MON 19/10/20
Macquarie River at Ross,1.90,Steady,09:42 AM MON 19/10/20
Macquarie River at Fosterville,0.93,Steady,08:15 AM MON 19/10/20
Lake Leake (Lake Level),5.28,Steady,10:00 AM MON 19/10/20
Elizabeth River downstream Lake Leake,0.43,Steady,07:15 AM MON 19/10/20
Macquarie River at Morningside,2.19,Steady,07:00 AM MON 19/10/20
Isis River at Barton,0.99,Steady,10:06 AM MON 19/10/20
Lake River at Parknook,1.13,Steady,09:30 AM MON 19/10/20
Macquarie River above Westmoor,2.70,Steady,09:15 AM MON 19/10/20
Macquarie River at Cressy Pumps,2.34,Steady,09:45 AM MON 19/10/20

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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