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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 EASTERN RIVER BASINS
Issued at 3:50 pm EDT on Wednesday 14 January 2015
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

The flood watch for Eastern Tasmania has been finalised.

A low pressure system has passed the state and continues to move away slowly.
This system has brought locally heavy rainfall to eastern and southeastern
parts of the state.

Some river rises are continuing in the north east and the Huon catchment with
river levels expected to remain below Minor flood levels. River levels should
start to ease during Thursday.

Localised flooding of small creeks and low lying areas along the east coast and
in the south east may continue overnight in locations that have received heavy
rainfall.

Rainfall totals of up to 20mm have been recorded in the south of the state
since 9am. No further significant rainfall is expected during Thursday.

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, gradually easing during the evening.

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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