Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Minor Flood Warning For The North Esk River
Issued at 01:35 PM EST on Thursday 18 August 2022
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 8
RENEWED MINOR FLOODING LIKELY FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON ALONG THE NORTH ESK AND POSSIBLE ALONG ST PATRICKS RIVER
River levels are steady throughout the catchment and on Thursday afternoon remain below the minor flood level.
In the 24 hours to 1:00 pm Thursday 10-30 mm rainfall has been recorded.
Rainfall totals of up to 10-20 mm are forecast for remainder of Thursday, with further renewed river level rises expected.
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next few days.
St Patricks River:
Minor flooding may occur along the St Patricks River.
The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake is currently at 1.00 metres and rising.
The St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake may reach the minor flood level (1.50 m) Thursday evening.
Upper North Esk River:
River levels remain elevated in the Upper North Esk River during Thursday.
Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn:
Minor flooding is likely along the Lower North Esk River around Corra Linn.
The North Esk River at Corra Linn is currently at 2.33 metres and steady.
The North Esk River at Corra Linn is likely to reach the minor flood level (2.70 m) Thursday afternoon.
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.
The next warning will be issued by 07:00 pm EST on Thursday 18 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
St Patricks River at Nunamara Offtake,1.00,Rising,01:10 PM THU 18/08/22
North Esk River at Ballroom,1.24,Steady,12:00 PM THU 18/08/22
North Esk River at Corra Linn,2.33,Steady,12:40 PM THU 18/08/22
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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7 day forecast
Liffey 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of rain, becoming less likely this evening. Winds NW 35 to 50 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 11 and 14.
Forecast for Liffey (41.6668°S, 146.8591°E, 315m AMSL) Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Summary Minimum 7° 3° 3° -2° 6° -1° 3° Maximum 13° 13° 11° 11° 12° 11° 13° Chance of rain 90% 80% 30% 70% 70% 40% 20% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm UV index Low Low Low Low - - - Frost risk Nil Moderate Moderate Severe Nil Severe Moderate 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 33
Wind direction N NNW NNW NNW S S NNW NNW NNW NW NNW WNW NNW WNW Relative humidity 93% 80% 84% 60% 80% 47% 80% 61% 95% 75% 81% 49% 85% 53% Dew point 10°C 9°C 5°C 4°C 3°C -1°C 1°C 3°C 8°C 6°C 1°C -1°C 5°C 2°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Liffey (41.6668°S, 146.8591°E, 315m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:30am EST 6:59am EST 5:32pm EST 6:00pm EST 10:09am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 13 1 Friday Friday 13 2 Saturday Saturday 11 3 Sunday Sunday 11 4 Monday Monday 12 5 Tuesday Tuesday 11 6 Wednesday Wednesday 13 7 Wednesday Wednesday 13
Rain for next 7 days
0 Thursday Thursday 5 1 Friday Friday 5 2 Saturday Saturday 0 3 Sunday Sunday 5 4 Monday Monday 10 5 Tuesday Tuesday 0 6 Wednesday Wednesday 0 7 Wednesday Wednesday 0