Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Derwent River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The River Derwent
Issued at 12:18 PM EST on Wednesday 24 June 2020
Flood Watch Number: 4

Flooding is no longer expected along the River Derwent.
No significant rainfall is forecast for the River Derwent.
Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next couple of days.

River Derwent above River Ouse:
River levels are falling along the upper River Derwent, Nive and Florentine Rivers.
River Ouse:
No flooding is expected in the River Ouse.
The River Ouse at Ashton is currently at 1.81 metres and steady.
The River Ouse at Ashton will remain below the minor flood level (2.40 m) during Wednesday.

The River Ouse at Ouse will remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Wednesday.

River Clyde:
No flooding is expected in the River Clyde.
The River Clyde at Bothwell is currently at 1.42 metres and steady.
The River Clyde at Bothwell will remain below the minor flood level (2.00 m) during Wednesday.

The River Clyde at Hamilton will remain below the minor flood level (2.40 m) during Wednesday.

Tyenna River:
No flooding is expected in the Tyenna River.
Styx River:
No further flooding is expected in the Styx River.
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam:
No flooding is expected in the River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam.
The River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam is currently at 3.43 metres and steady.
The River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam will remain below the minor flood level (4.10 m) during Wednesday.

The River Derwent at Macquarie Plains is currently at 1.88 metres and steady.
The River Derwent at Macquarie Plains will remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Wednesday.

River Derwent around New Norfolk:
No flooding is expected in the River Derwent around New Norfolk.
The River Derwent at New Norfolk is currently at 0.68 metres and steady.
The River Derwent at New Norfolk will remain below the minor flood level (2.00 m) during Wednesday.

Flood Safety Advice:
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.

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
River Derwent below Lake St Clair,1.26,Steady,10:00 AM WED 24/06/20
River Ouse at Ashton,1.81,Steady,11:15 AM WED 24/06/20
River Ouse at 3B Weir,1.48,Steady,11:00 AM WED 24/06/20
River Clyde at Bothwell,1.42,Steady,10:00 AM WED 24/06/20
River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam,3.43,Steady,11:15 AM WED 24/06/20
River Derwent at Macquarie Plains,1.88,Steady,10:58 AM WED 24/06/20
Tyenna River at Newbury,0.87,Steady,10:15 AM WED 24/06/20
Styx River at Bruces Bridge,1.20,Steady,11:23 AM WED 24/06/20
River Derwent at New Norfolk,0.68,Steady,11:26 AM WED 24/06/20

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood. The latest weather forecast is available at www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts.
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