Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Huon River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The Huon River
Issued at 10:03 AM EDT on Sunday 08 December 2019
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart
Flood Watch Number: 3

No further flooding is expected along the Huon River. River levels are falling throughout the catchment.
In the 24 hours to 9 am Sunday, widespread rainfall totals of 13-26 mm were recorded in the upper Huon catchment, 3-5 mm were recorded around Huonville. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Sunday.
Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next couple of days.

Huon River above Tahune:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River above Tahune.
Picton River:
No further flooding is expected in the Picton River.
Huon River - Tahune to Judbury:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River - Tahune to Judbury.
The Huon River at Tahune Bridge peaked at 4.68 metres around 09:43 am Sunday 08 December and is currently at 2.00 metres and falling.

The Huon River at Judbury peaked at 4.07 metres around 09:45 am Sunday 08 December and is currently at 2.39 metres and falling.

Huon River around Huonville:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River around Huonville.
The Huon River at Huonville peaked at 2.55 metres around 09:50 am Sunday 08 December and is currently at 1.85 metres and falling.

Flood Safety Advice:
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.

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

Latest River Heights:
Huon River at Harrisons Opening,2.65,Falling,09:34 AM SUN 08/12/19
Huon River at Tahune Bridge,1.98,Falling,09:48 AM SUN 08/12/19
Huon River at Judbury,2.39,Falling,09:00 AM SUN 08/12/19
Huon River at Huonville,1.85,Falling,09:28 AM SUN 08/12/19

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