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Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Huon River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

FINAL WARNING

FINAL MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE HUON RIVER
Issued at 3:40 pm EST on Tuesday 9 June 2015
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 4



River levels throughout the Huon catchment are now below Minor flood levels and
easing.
No further flooding is expected in the Huon river basin overnight Tuesday.

Rainfall totals of 40 to 60mm were reported about the upper reaches of the Huon
catchment in the 24 hours to 9AM Tuesday, falling as snow about elevated areas
overnight. A further 10 - 15mm of rain is forecast for Tuesday.

Localised flooding in creeks and low lying areas along the Huon river may
continue overnight Tuesday.

Upper Huon River
No further flooding is expected in the Upper Huon river during Tuesday.

Picton River
No further flooding is expected in the Picton River during Tuesday.

Tahune to Judbury
River levels are below minor flood levels at Tahune and Judbury and easing. No
further flooding is expected in the area today.

Huonville township
River level at Huonville is now below minor flood level and easing. No further
flooding is expected in the area, but the flood waters may be elevated by the
high tides again overnight Tuesday.

Localised flooding in adjacent creeks and surrounding low lying areas around
Huonville may continue overnight Tuesday.

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:
High chance of showers, falling as snow above 500 metres.

Next Issue:
No further flood warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
HUON RIVER AT HARRISONS OPENING NA
Huon Rv at Tahune Bridge 2.65m falling 03:09 PM TUE 09/06/15
Huon River at Judbury 2.8m falling 03:14 PM TUE 09/06/15
Huon River at Huonville 2.45m falling 03:20 PM TUE 09/06/15

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