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Flood Warning - Huon River

18 July 2019 10:48 EST

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the Huon River

Issued at 10:48 am EST on Thursday 18 July 2019
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 6

No further flooding is expected in the Huon River catchment.

In the 24 hours to 9am Thursday rainfall totals of up to 44 mm have been
observed in the Huon catchment. A further 10-25 mm has been forecast from
Thursday into Friday.

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 3.88 metres around 04:00 am Thursday
18 July and is currently at 3.30 metres and falling. The Huon River at Tahune
Bridge is expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during
Thursday.

The Huon River at Judbury peaked at 3.50 metres around 05:00 am Thursday 18
July and is currently at 3.41 metres and falling. The Huon River at Judbury is
expected to remain below the minor flood level (4.00 m) during Thursday.

Huon River around Huonville:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River around Huonville.

The Huon River at Huonville is currently at 2.35 metres and steady. The Huon
River at Huonville is expected to remain below the minor flood level (3.00 m)
during Thursday. The river level is likely to peak between 2.50 and 2.70 metres
Thursday afternoon.

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, 4.00, Falling, 10:16 AM THU 18/07/19
Huon River at Tahune Bridge, 3.30, Falling, 10:07 AM THU 18/07/19
Huon River at Judbury, 3.41, Falling, 08:00 AM THU 18/07/19
Huon River at Huonville, 2.35, Steady, 09:18 AM THU 18/07/19

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.