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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 9:51 am EST on Saturday 16 July 2016
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 12

Flooding has eased in the Huon River around Huonville, where the river peaked
at 4.30 metres Friday morning. Levels throughout the Huon River catchment have
fallen below the Minor flood level.

In the 24 hours to 9am Saturday no significant rainfall was recorded in the

Huon River above Tahune:
River levels in the Upper Huon River have fallen below the Minor flood level.

Picton River:
River levels in the Picton River have fallen below the Minor flood level.

Huon River - Tahune to Judbury:
River levels have fallen below the Minor flood level in the Huon River - Tahune
to Judbury.

Huon River around Huonville:
River levels in the Huon River at Huonville have fallen below the Minor flood

The Huon River at Huonville peaked at 4.30 metres around 10:00 am Friday 15
July and is currently at 1.75 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:
Picton River above Farmhouse Creek, 2.03, Falling, 09:33 AM SAT 16/07/16
Huon River at Tahune Bridge, 1.63, Steady, 09:49 AM SAT 16/07/16
Huon River at Judbury, 2.09, Falling, 08:00 AM SAT 16/07/16
Huon River at Huonville, 1.75, Falling, 09:27 AM SAT 16/07/16

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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