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Weather Warnings - Flood Watch

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology

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

Issued at 9:59 am EDT on Wednesday 8 October 2014
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

A Flood Watch for the Huon River basin is now finalised.

River rises near the minor flood levels were observed in the upper part of the
Huon River basin as response to moderate rainfall totals observed early on

Additional 10mm to 15mm of rainfall are predicted in the upper Huon River on
Wednesday. Renewed rises are likely to occur in the Huon River basin over the
coming days, with river levels to remain below their Minor flood levels.

Strong and dangerous flows may still be a hazard in 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:
Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of 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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