Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Huon River
Final Flood Warning for the Huon River
Issued at 10:03 am EST on Thursday 28 July 2016
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart
Flood Warning Number: 2
Minor flooding is not expected to develop in the middle reaches of the Huon
River about Tahune Bridge.
Widespread rainfall totals of less than 10 mm are expected in the Huon
catchment over the next 24 hours. Snow melt is expected to increase runoff and
maintain high river levels throughout the Huon catchment into Friday.
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard throughout the Huon catchment for
the next few days.
Huon River above Tahune:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River above Tahune.
No further flooding is expected in the Picton River.
Huon River - Tahune to Judbury:
Minor flooding is not expected along the Huon River - Tahune to Judbury. Snow
melt is expected to maintain high river levels into Friday.
The Huon River at Tahune Bridge is currently at 2.70 metres and steady.
Huon River around Huonville:
Minor flooding is not expected along the Huon River around Huonville. Strong
flows in the Huon River may result in higher than normal tides during Thursday.
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.
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Picton River above Farmhouse Creek, 2.98, Rising, 09:58 AM THU 28/07/16
Huon River at Tahune Bridge, 2.70, Steady, 09:49 AM THU 28/07/16
Huon River at Judbury, 2.76, Falling, 08:00 AM THU 28/07/16
Huon River at Huonville, 2.00, Falling, 09:32 AM THU 28/07/16
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.
For people living in outback Queensland, the impact of the ongoing drought can be seen everywhere.