Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Huon River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the Huon River

Issued at 9:27 am EDT on Sunday 2 December 2018
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 2

Minor flooding is no longer expected to develop anywhere along the Huon River
on Sunday.

Rainfall totals of 5-10 mm are forecast in the Huon River catchment for the
remainder of Sunday, with higher totals possible about elevated areas.

Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next couple of days.

Huon River above Tahune:
Minor flooding is not expected to develop in the upper Huon River around
Harrisons Opening during Sunday.

Picton River:
No flooding is expected in the Picton River.

Huon River - Tahune to Judbury:
No flooding is expected in the Huon River - Tahune to Judbury.

The Huon River at Tahune Bridge is currently at 0.38 metres and steady. The
Huon River at Tahune Bridge will remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m)
during Sunday.

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:
Huon River at Harrisons Opening, 0.68, Steady, 08:25 AM SUN 02/12/18
Huon River at Tahune Bridge, 0.38, Steady, 09:10 AM SUN 02/12/18
Huon River at Judbury, 0.69, Steady, 07:00 AM SUN 02/12/18
Huon River at Huonville, 1.65, Falling, 08:57 AM SUN 02/12/18

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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