Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Final Flood Warning for the Huon River
Issued at 9:45 am EDT on Tuesday 20 March 2018
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart
Flood Warning Number: 3
Minor flooding has eased in the Huon River.
In the 48 hours to 9 am Tuesday, widespread rainfall totals of 30 to 60 mm have
been recorded in the upper Huon River catchment, with isolated totals of up to
89 mm at North Boomerang (Mt Bobs).
Minor flooding has eased in the upper Huon River at Harrisons Opening and
Tahune. Strong and dangerous flows remain a hazard during Tuesday.
No significant rainfall is forecast in the the next few days.
Huon River above Tahune:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River above Tahune.
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 4.30 metres around 03:00 pm Monday 19
March and is currently at 1.75 metres and falling.
The Huon River at Judbury peaked at 3.50 metres around 06:00 pm Monday 19 March
and is currently at 2.03 metres and falling.
Huon River around Huonville:
No further flooding is expected in the Huon River around Huonville.
The Huon River at Huonville peaked at 2.40 metres around 08:30 pm Monday 19
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.
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.
Latest River Heights:
Huon River at Harrisons Opening, 2.35, Falling, 08:56 AM TUE 20/03/18
Huon River at Tahune Bridge, 1.75, Falling, 08:53 AM TUE 20/03/18
Huon River at Judbury, 2.03, Falling, 07:00 AM TUE 20/03/18
Huon River at Huonville, 1.60, Falling, 08:55 AM TUE 20/03/18
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 216. 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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7 day forecast
Today: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. Winds NW/SW 15 to 25 km/h tending SE/SW 15 to 20 km/h before dawn then tending E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.
Forecast for Austins Ferry (42.7664°S, 147.2434°E, 21m AMSL) Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Summary Minimum 4° 8° 9° 12° 11° 8° 5° Maximum 18° 18° 22° 22° 19° 16° 19° Chance of rain 10% 30% 30% 70% 90% 50% 50% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm UV index High - - - - - - Frost risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 5
Wind direction SSW E E ENE NE NE N N W WNW WSW WSW NW NNW Relative humidity 73% 53% 80% 62% 85% 59% 85% 73% 86% 69% 79% 66% 78% 60% Dew point 6°C 8°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 14°C 17°C 12°C 13°C 8°C 9°C 7°C 10°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Austins Ferry (42.7664°S, 147.2434°E, 21m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon 6:46am EDT 7:15am EDT 7:23pm EDT 7:51pm EDT 10:47am EDT 9:41pm EDT Waxing crescent First quarter Mar 25 Full moon Mar 31 Last quarter Apr 08 New moon Apr 16
Temperature for next 7 days
Temperature in 7 days Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 18 18 22 22 19 16 19
Rain for next 7 days
Rain in 7 days Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 0 0 0 5 10 5 0