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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 4:27 pm EST on Tuesday 29 July 2014
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

A Flood Watch continues for all northern river basins and the Huon River.

A series of active cold fronts crossing the State are bringing moderate to
locally heavy rainfall about the west and north of Tasmania. This rainfall is
expected to continue over the next few days.

Rainfall totals in the range of 15 to 31mm were observed since 9AM Tuesday,
with additional significant falls likely to occur in the next 48 hours.

Catchments are saturated and significant stream and river rises have been
observed during Tuesday along the north of the State and in the Huon River.

Moderate flood warnings are current for the North Esk and South Esk River
basins. A Minor flood warning is current for the Meander River.

Additional catchment specific warnings will be issued if and when required.

Note: The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning service for
all catchments covered by this flood watch.

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:
Showers easing.

Next Issue:
The next flood watch will be issued by 10:00am on Wednesday 30 July 2014.

For the latest rainfall and river level information see

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