Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Huon River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania

Final Flood Warning for the Huon River

Issued at 10:42 am EST on Monday 27 May 2019
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 2

The threat of flooding along the upper Huon River and around Tahune Bridge has
passed.

River levels remain high following recent rainfall. In the Huon River
catchment, highest rainfall totals in the 24 hours to 9am Monday were: 43mm at
Razorback and 35mm at Scotts Peak. Showers are forecast to continue on Monday
and Tuesday.

Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next couple of days. Be
aware that river rises may be rapid due to fire impact in the catchment.

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 2.73 metres around midnight Sunday
into Monday and is currently at 2.20 metres and steady.

The Huon River at Judbury is currently at 2.34 metres and steady.

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, 3.68, Rising, 10:23 AM MON 27/05/19
Huon River at Tahune Bridge, 2.20, Steady, 10:29 AM MON 27/05/19
Huon River at Judbury, 2.34, Steady, 10:00 AM MON 27/05/19
Huon River at Huonville, 1.85, Steady, 10:27 AM MON 27/05/19

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.

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