Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Macquarie

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the Macquarie River

Issued at 9:07 am EST on Saturday 13 July 2019
Flood Warning Number: 6

Minor flooding has eased along the Macquarie River around Cressy Pumps. River
levels will fall slowly around Macquarie River above Westmoor during the
weekend.

No significant rainfall is forecast for the Macquarie River catchment for the
remainder of the weekend.

Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next couple of days.

Macquarie River - Lake River to Longford:
No further flooding is expected in the Macquarie River - Lake River to Longford.

The Macquarie River above Westmoor is currently at 2.59 metres and falling. The
Macquarie River above Westmoor will remain above the minor flood level (2.00 m)
over the weekend as river levels ease slowly.

The Macquarie River at Cressy Pumps fell below the minor flood level (3.00 m)
during Friday evening and is currently at 2.67 metres and falling.

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, 1.70, Steady, 07:58 AM SAT 13/07/19
Macquarie River at Trefusis, 0.51, Steady, 08:15 AM SAT 13/07/19
Macquarie River at Mount Morriston, 0.04, Steady, 08:36 AM SAT 13/07/19
Macquarie River at Ross, 0.95, Steady, 08:36 AM SAT 13/07/19
Macquarie River at Fosterville, 0.15, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 13/07/19
Lake Leake (Lake Level), 2.40, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 13/07/19
Elizabeth River downstream Lake Leake, 0.06, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 13/07/19
Macquarie River at Morningside, 1.21, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 13/07/19
Isis River at Barton, 0.93, Falling, 08:42 AM SAT 13/07/19
Lake River at Parknook, 1.12, Falling, 08:30 AM SAT 13/07/19
Macquarie River above Westmoor, 2.59, Falling, 08:00 AM SAT 13/07/19
Macquarie River at Cressy Pumps, 2.67, Falling, 08:00 AM SAT 13/07/19

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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