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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Derwent River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent

Issued at 9:43 am EDT on Monday 24 October 2016
Flood Warning Number: 3

Minor flooding did not develop in the River Derwent around Meadowbank during
Sunday. No further flooding is expected.

In the 24 hours to 9AM Monday, less than 3 mm of rain fell about the catchment
and little, if any, rain is expected for the remainder of Monday.

Strong flows will remain a hazard throughout the Derwent catchment for the next
few days.

River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam:
No flooding is expected in the River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam.

The River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam peaked at 4.04 metres around 2:00 pm
Sunday 23 October and is currently at 3.73 metres and steady.

The River Derwent at Macquarie Plains is currently at 2.42 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:
River Derwent below Lake St Clair, 1.68, Steady, 07:30 AM MON 24/10/16
River Ouse at Ashton, 1.45, Steady, 09:00 AM MON 24/10/16
River Ouse at 3B Weir, 1.23, Steady, 09:00 AM MON 24/10/16
River Clyde at Bothwell, 1.21, Steady, 09:00 AM MON 24/10/16
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam, 3.73, Steady, 09:00 AM MON 24/10/16
River Derwent at Macquarie Plains, 2.43, Steady, 09:33 AM MON 24/10/16
Tyenna River at Newbury, 0.74, Steady, 09:15 AM MON 24/10/16
Styx River at Bruces Bridge, 1.05, Steady, 09:02 AM MON 24/10/16
River Derwent at New Norfolk, 0.78, Falling, 09:28 AM MON 24/10/16

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 216. 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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