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Weather Warnings - Flood Watch

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT
a Flood Warning.

FINAL FLOOD WATCH FOR ALL NORTHERN RIVER BASINS
Issued at 9:53 am EST on Wednesday 10 August 2016

By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.


A flood watch for all northern river basins is finalised.

A cold front crossed Tasmania overnight Tuesday evening bringing rain to much
of the north. A trough will cross the State overnight Wednesday with showers
and possible thunderstorms about the north and west.

Rainfall totals of 10 to 15mm are forecast across the north of the State over
the next 24 hours.

River rises have been observed about most other northern catchments in response
to the rainfall. A minor flood warning is current for the North Esk River.

Strong and dangerous flows may remain a hazard across the north of the State
over the next few days.

Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT
a Flood Warning. The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning
service for all of the catchments covered by this flood watch.

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, more frequent about the north and west with possible thunderstorms.

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

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