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 North West, North and North East catchments

Issued at 10:28 am EDT on Wednesday 21 November 2018
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Watch Number: 2

River rises are occurring at some locations in response to overnight rainfall.
Flooding is no longer expected in the North West, North and North East parts of
Tasmania during Wednesday.

In the 24 hours to 9am Wednesday, widespread rainfall totals of 20 to 50 mm
were observed, with isolated totals of 60 to 70 mm in the west and north west.

The front that brought rain to the Flood Watch area overnight has now moved
away.

A low is expected to form to the east of the State, bringing further rainfall
to Tasmania during Thursday and Friday.

Additional river rises are possible later this week, depending on the position
of the low.

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments during Wednesday:

North Esk River

South Esk River

Meander River

Macquarie River

Ringarooma River

North Coastal Rivers

Tamar (Launceston)

Mersey River

Forth River

Northwest and Central Coastal Rivers

Arthur River

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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