Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Huon River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The Huon River
Issued at 03:52 PM EDT on Tuesday 02 March 2021
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart
Flood Watch Number: 3

NO FURTHER FLOODING ALONG HUON RIVER
No further flooding is expected along the Huon River. River levels at Tahune Bridge have now fallen below the minor flood level and are expected to remain below the minor flood level in downstream areas around Judbury and Huonville.
Since 9 am Tuesday, 2-6 mm of rainfall were recorded in the Huon River catchment. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the coming days.
Strong and dangerous flows may be hazard over the next couple of days.

Huon River above Tahune:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River above Tahune. River levels will remain elevated over the coming days.
Picton River:
River levels are elevated along the Picton River and are expected to remain elevated over the coming days.
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 4.05 metres around 10:30 am Tuesday 02 March and is currently at 3.42 metres and falling.
The Huon River at Tahune Bridge is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Tuesday.

The Huon River at Judbury is currently at 2.90 metres and falling.
The Huon River at Judbury is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Tuesday.

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:
Huon River at Harrisons Opening,3.25,Falling,03:47 PM TUE 02/03/21
Huon River at Tahune Bridge,3.43,Falling,02:45 PM TUE 02/03/21
Huon River at Judbury,2.90,Falling,03:30 PM TUE 02/03/21
Huon River at Huonville,2.05,Falling,03:00 PM TUE 02/03/21

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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