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Weather Warnings - Flood Watch

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 2:18 pm EST on Thursday 18 September 2014
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

This is a test watch. Please ignore.
The flood watch for all northern river basins is now finalised.

A cold front crossed Tasmania during Tuesday and brought rain to the north of
the state. Rainfall totals of around 40mm were observed in the 24 hours to
3:00pm Tuesday, with up to 74mm on higher elevations.

Rain has now eased and though river levels may rise they are expected to remain
below their Minor flood levels.

Strong and dangerous flows may still be a hazard in flood affected rivers and
streams over the next few days.

FloodSafe advice is available at
Road closure information is available at

For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.

Weather Forecast:
Isolated showers.

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

For the latest rainfall and river level information see

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