Weather Warnings - Flood Warning for TAS

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT
a Flood Warning.

Final Flood Watch for Derwent and South East catchments

Issued at 10:25 am EST on Sunday 11 August 2019
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Watch Number: 3

No further flooding is expected in the flood watch catchments.

A low pressure system situated to the east of Tasmania produced a strong
southerly stream over the State in the past couple of days. Conditions are now
easing as the low moves away.

In the 24 hours to 9 am Sunday, widespread rainfall totals of 5-15 mm were
observed across southeastern coastal areas, while <5 mm was recorded through in
the southern Midlands. Southern coastal areas along the D'Entrecasteaux
Channel recorded 15-35 mm.

A further 5-15 mm is forecast in southern coastal areas and the East Coast for
the remainder of Sunday, with 20 mm possible in elevated areas.

Showers will continue in the west and southwest on Monday bringing a further
5-15 mm, before easing to 2-5 mm on Tuesday.

Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next couple of days.


Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments: Channel
Coastal Rivers (South East Cape to Gordon); Derwent River; East Coastal Rivers
(south of Bicheno); South East


Note: This Flood Watch is a "heads up" for possible future flooding and is NOT
a Flood Warning. The Bureau of Meteorology does not provide a flood warning
service for all of the catchments covered by this flood watch. For more
information on the Flood Watch Service:
http://www.bom.gov.au/water/floods/floodWarningServices.shtml

For the latest warnings see www.bom.gov.au/tas/warnings
For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood

For the latest weather forecast see www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts

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 Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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