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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Huon River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the Huon River

Issued at 10:04 am EST on Saturday 14 May 2016
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 4

River levels have eased below their Minor Flood Levels in the Huon River.

Further rainfall in the range of 15 to 30 mm are likely to occur in the Huon
River catchment during Saturday and Sunday. Renewed river rises are possible
during the weekend, however river levels are expected to remain below their
Minor Flood Levels.

Showers through Wednesday, Thursday and Friday across the Huon catchment caused
Minor Flooding at Tahune Bridge, Judbury and Huonville overnight Thursday into
Friday.

Localised flooding in creeks and low lying areas is still possible during the
weekend.

Huon River above Tahune:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River above Tahune. Renewed river
rises are possible during the weekend.

Picton River:
No further flooding is expected in the Picton River. Renewed river rises are
possible during the weekend.

Huon River - Tahune to Judbury:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River - Tahune to Judbury. Renewed
river rises are possible during the weekend.

The Huon River at Tahune Bridge peaked above the Minor Flood Level (4.00
metres) around 01:00 am Friday 13 May.

The Huon River at Judbury peaked at 4.50 metres around 02:00 am Friday 13 May.

Huon River around Huonville:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River around Huonville. Renewed
river rises are possible during the weekend.

The Huon River at Huonville peaked at 3.00 metres around 02:00 am Friday 13 May.

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:
Picton River above Farmhouse Creek, 2.58, Rising, 09:55 AM SAT 14/05/16
Huon River at Judbury, 2.16, Steady, 08:00 AM SAT 14/05/16
Huon River at Huonville, 1.55, Steady, 08:17 AM SAT 14/05/16

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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