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Flood Warning - Huon River

7 September 2019 07:59 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning For The Huon River
Issued at 07:59 AM EST on Saturday 07 September 2019
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart
Flood Watch Number: 2

Flooding is no longer expected to develop along the Huon River during Saturday.
In the 24 hours to 7 am Saturday, rainfall totals up to 18 mm were recorded in the Huon River catchment.
Additional rainfall totals up to 10 mm are forecast for the remainder of Saturday.

Huon River above Tahune:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Huon River above Tahune.
Picton River:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Picton River.
Huon River - Tahune to Judbury:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Huon River - Tahune to Judbury.
The Huon River at Tahune Bridge is currently at 1.05 metres and rising slowly.
The Huon River at Tahune Bridge is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Saturday.

The Huon River at Judbury is currently at 1.20 metres and rising slowly.
The Huon River at Judbury is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Saturday.

Huon River around Huonville:
Flooding is no longer expected in the Huon River around Huonville.
The Huon River at Huonville is currently at 1.70 metres and rising slowly.
The Huon River at Huonville is expected to remain below the minor flood level (3.00 m) during Saturday.

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,1.48,Steady,07:19 AM SAT 07/09/19
Huon River at Tahune Bridge,1.05,Steady,07:34 AM SAT 07/09/19
Huon River at Judbury,1.20,Rising,06:00 AM SAT 07/09/19
Huon River at Huonville,1.85,Rising,07:48 AM SAT 07/09/19

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.