Weather Warning

IDT20612

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Minor Flood Warning for the Macquarie River

Issued at 9:52 AM EST on Wednesday 16 Jun 2021.

Flood Warning Number: 12

MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AT CRESSY PUMPS DURING WEDNESDAY AND MAY REDEVELOP AT MT MORRISTON AND ROSS OVERNIGHT

Minor flooding continues at Cressy Pumps during Wednesday. Tooms Lake and Lake Leake are spilling. Minor flooding may redevelop around Mt Morriston and Ross from overnight Wednesday into Thursday, based on forecast rainfall.

No significant rainfall has been recorded in the Macquarie River catchment over the last few days. Rainfall totals of 5-15 mm are forecast for eastern parts during Wednesday into Thursday, with higher totals possible in elevated areas.

Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next few days.

Macquarie River above Mt Morriston

Minor flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River above Mt Morriston.

Macquarie River - Mt Morriston to Elizabeth River

Minor flooding has eased along the Macquarie River - Mt Morriston to Elizabeth River.

Elizabeth River

Minor flooding is occurring along the Elizabeth River.

Macquarie River - Elizabeth River to Lake River

Minor flooding is no longer occurring along the Macquarie River - Elizabeth River to Lake River.

Macquarie River - Lake River to Longford

Minor flooding is occurring along the Macquarie River - Lake River to Longford.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Macquarie River at Trefusis1.56Steady08:00 AM WED 16/06/21
Macquarie River at Mount Morriston0.95Steady09:41 AM WED 16/06/21
Macquarie River at Ross1.85Steady09:35 AM WED 16/06/21
Macquarie River at Fosterville1.18Steady08:00 AM WED 16/06/21
Lake Leake (Lake Level)5.33Falling09:00 AM WED 16/06/21
Elizabeth River downstream Lake Leake0.56Steady08:00 AM WED 16/06/21
Macquarie River at Morningside2.58Steady08:00 AM WED 16/06/21
Isis River at Barton0.41Steady08:51 AM WED 16/06/21
Lake River at Parknook0.70Steady09:15 AM WED 16/06/21
Macquarie River above Westmoor3.10Steady08:00 AM WED 16/06/21
Macquarie River at Cressy Pumps3.35Steady09:15 AM WED 16/06/21