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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Derwent River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

RENEWED WARNING

FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE RIVER DERWENT
Issued at 4:46 pm EST on Saturday 2 August 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 7

Minor flooding has eased in the Derwent River.

Derwent above Ouse River
River levels are falling in the upper River Derwent. River levels at Glendhu
dropped below the Minor flood level Saturday morning and are continuing to fall.

Ouse River
River levels are below minor flood level and falling in the Ouse River.

Clyde River
River levels are below minor flood level in the Clyde River.

Below Meadowbank Dam
Minor flooding has eased in the Lower River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam.

The River level at Macquarie Plains is below Minor flood level and continuing
to fall.

Tyenna River
River levels in the Tyenna River are below minor flood level.

Styx River
River levels in the Styx will continue to ease during Saturday night.

New Norfolk township
The River Derwent is below the Minor Flood Level and continuing to fall.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Nil

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.

Weather Forecast:
Showers easing.

Next Issue:
No further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Derwent River below Lk St Clair 2.36m steady 03:05 AM SAT 02/08/14
Ouse River at Ashton 1.42m steady 01:00 PM SAT 02/08/14
Clyde River at Bothwell 0.92m steady 02:00 PM SAT 02/08/14
Clyde River at Hamilton NA
Derwent River below Meadowbank Dam 4.00m falling 04:00 PM SAT 02/08/14
Derwent River at Macquarie Plains 3.08m falling 04:06 PM SAT 02/08/14
TYENNA RIVER AT NEWBURY 0.97m steady 02:15 PM SAT 02/08/14
STYX RIVER AT BRUCES BRIDGE 1.3m steady 03:06 PM SAT 02/08/14
Derwent River near Bryn Estyn 3m falling 02:00 PM SAT 02/08/14
DERWENT RIVER AT NEW NORFOLK 1.17m steady 04:00 PM SAT 02/08/14

For the latest rainfall and river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood/
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