Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Minor Flood Warning For The Macquarie River
Issued at 10:58 AM EST on Thursday 18 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 10
MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AT CRESSY PUMPS AND LAKE LEAKE DURING THURSDAY
MINOR FLOODING IS EASING AT ROSS
Minor flooding is occurring in the Macquarie River around Cressy Pumps and Lake Leake.
No significant rainfall has been observed in the Macquarie River catchment up to 9:00 am Thursday.
Rainfall totals of 5-10 mm are forecast for the Macquarie River catchment during Thursday.
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next few days.
Macquarie River - Mt Morriston to Elizabeth River:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River - Mt Morriston to Elizabeth River.
The Macquarie River at Ross is currently at 2.00 metres and falling, with minor flooding.
The Macquarie River at Ross is likely to fall below the minor flood level (2.00 m) Thursday afternoon.
Minor flooding is occurring along the Elizabeth River.
The Lake Leake is currently spilling and is at 5.35 metres and falling, with minor flooding.
The Lake Leake is likely to remain above the minor flood level (5.00 m) overnight Thursday into Friday.
The Elizabeth River below Lake Leake is currently at 0.65 metres and steady
The Elizabeth River below Lake Leake is likely to remain below the minor flood level (0.80 m) during Thursday.
River levels are easing along the Isis River.
Macquarie River - Elizabeth River to Lake River:
Minor flooding has now eased along the Macquarie River - Elizabeth River to Lake River.
The Macquarie River at Morningside is currently at 3.07 metres and steady.
The Macquarie River at Morningside is likely to remain below the minor flood level (3.50 m) during Thursday.
River levels remain elevated along the Lake River.
Macquarie River - Lake River to Longford:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River - Lake River to Longford.
The Macquarie River at Cressy Pumps is currently at 3.97 metres and steady, with minor flooding,
The Macquarie River at Cressy Pumps is likely to remain above the minor flood level (3.00 m) overnight Thursday into Friday.
Macquarie River above Mt Morriston:
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 12:00 pm EST on Friday 19 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Macquarie River at Trefusis,1.72,Steady,08:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Mount Morriston,1.23,Falling,10:25 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Ross,2.00,Falling,10:42 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Fosterville,1.51,Steady,09:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Lake Leake (Lake Level),5.35,Falling,10:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Elizabeth River downstream Lake Leake,0.65,Steady,08:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Morningside,3.07,Steady,08:00 AM THU 18/08/22
Isis River at Barton,0.81,Steady,10:26 AM THU 18/08/22
Lake River at Parknook,1.04,Steady,10:15 AM THU 18/08/22
Macquarie River at Cressy Pumps,3.97,Steady,10:15 AM 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
Maydena 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of showers, with possible small hail during the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds NW 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 7 and 12.
Forecast for Maydena (42.7561°S, 146.624°E, 256m AMSL) Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Summary Minimum 3° 1° -3° 6° -1° 3° 5° Maximum 12° 10° 12° 10° 10° 12° 14° Chance of rain 90% 20% 80% 80% 70% 60% 30% Likely amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index Low Low Low Low Low - - Frost risk Slight Moderate Severe Nil High Moderate Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 14
Wind direction WNW WNW SW SW NW NW WNW W W W WNW WNW W W Relative humidity 82% 79% 84% 58% 72% 70% 91% 88% 86% 83% 92% 88% 93% 84% Dew point 4°C 9°C 2°C 2°C 0°C 4°C 5°C 6°C 4°C 7°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 11°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Maydena (42.7561°S, 146.624°E, 256m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:33am EST 7:02am EST 5:33pm EST 6:02pm EST 12:41am EST 10:35am EST Last quarter Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 12 1 Saturday Saturday 10 2 Sunday Sunday 12 3 Monday Monday 10 4 Tuesday Tuesday 10 5 Wednesday Wednesday 12 6 Thursday Thursday 14 7 Thursday Thursday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Friday Friday 5 1 Saturday Saturday 0 2 Sunday Sunday 5 3 Monday Monday 5 4 Tuesday Tuesday 5 5 Wednesday Wednesday 5 6 Thursday Thursday 0 7 Thursday Thursday 0