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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 4:20 pm EST on Tuesday 14 August 2018
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 3

Minor flooding has eased in the upper Huon River around Harrison's Opening. No
further flooding is expected in the Huon River catchment.

In the 20 hours to 5am Tuesday, widespread rainfall totals of 20-35 mm were
recorded in the upper Huon River catchment, with isolated totals up to 87 mm at
North Boomerang (Mt Bobs).

Rainfall forecast for early Wednesday is not expected to bring riverine

Higher than normal tides are expected around Huonville Tuesday evening.

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

Huon River above Tahune:
Flooding is easing in the upper Huon River around Harrison's Opening.

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

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

Huon River around Huonville:
No further flooding is expected along the Huon River around Huonville.

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, 3.08, Falling, 04:15 PM TUE 14/08/18
Huon River at Tahune Bridge, 2.83, Falling, 04:12 PM TUE 14/08/18
Huon River at Judbury, 3.52, Falling, 02:00 PM TUE 14/08/18
Huon River at Huonville, 2.45, Falling, 04:16 PM TUE 14/08/18

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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