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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Huon River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

FINAL WARNING

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE HUON RIVER
Issued at 9:47 am EST on Friday 23 May 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 4

The Minor flood warning for the Huon River is cancelled.

River levels have now peaked below Minor flood levels in the middle and lower
reaches of the Huon catchment and will continue to ease slowly. High river
levels and strong flows are expected to continue into the weekend.

No further significant rainfall is forecast for the area during Friday.

Upper Huon River
River levels in the upper reaches of the Huon River peaked overnight and are
now easing.

Picton River
River levels in the Picton River peaked overnight and are now easing slowly.
River levels will remain high during Friday.

Tahune to Judbury
River levels at Tahune and Judbury peaked below Minor flood levels overnight
and will continue to ease slowly during Friday.

Huonville township
Tide levels at Huonville will be elevated again today as the flood peak moves
downstream. River levels to remain below the Minor flood level.

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:
Nil.

Latest River Heights:
HUON RIVER AT HARRISONS OPENING 3.42m falling 09:05 AM FRI 23/05/14
Huon Rv at Tahune Bridge 2.7m falling 08:45 AM FRI 23/05/14
Huon River at Judbury 2.85m falling 09:02 AM FRI 23/05/14
Huon River at Huonville 1.95m falling 08:52 AM FRI 23/05/14

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

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