Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Cancellation Severe Weather Warning
For people in Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.
Issued at 6:32 pm Wednesday, 14 February 2018.
Weather Situation: A fresh to strong and gusty west to northwesterly wind flow will continue over Tasmania tonight.
Severe weather is no longer occurring in Tasmania.
The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Wind gusts observed: 104 km/h at Dunalley at 5:00 pm and Maria Island at 4:00 pm, 102 km/h at Flinders Island at 5:04 pm, and 98 km/h at Hobart at 3:46 pm.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Supervise children closely.
* Do not walk, ride or drive through flood waters.
* Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving.
* Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132500.
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 216. The Bureau and State Emergency Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.