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 And North East And South East Catchments
Issued at 11:59 AM EST on Wednesday 24 June 2020
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 6
Minor flooding developed in Jordan, Macquarie and South Esk catchments during Tuesday and Wednesday. Minor flood warnings have been issued.

A complex low pressure system brought heavy rainfall to southern and eastern Tasmania during Monday and Tuesday. Conditions are now easing.
In the 24 hours to 9 AM Wednesday, widespread rainfall totals of 20 to 40 mm were recorded in flood watch catchments in the south, east and north east of the state, with higher isolated totals of 54 mm at Longley and 98 mm at Mt Wellington in the south.
Rainfall totals of 5-15 mm are forecast in the east and southeast for Wednesday, with up to 20-25 mm possible in elevated eastern areas. Showers of up to 5 mm are forecast for other parts of the state.
Minor flood warnings remain current for the Derwent, Jordan, Macquarie and South Esk catchments.
A generalised warning is current for the Coal catchment.
Further catchment specific warnings will be issued if and when required.

Macquarie River
North Esk River
East Coastal Rivers (north of Bicheno)
Channel Coastal Rivers (South East Cape to Gordon)
South East
East Coastal Rivers (south of Bicheno)

North Esk River:
Cancellation

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:
For emergency assistance call the SES on telephone number 132 500.
For life threatening situations, call 000 immediately.
FloodSafe advice is available at www.ses.tas.gov.au
Road closure information is available at www.police.tas.gov.au}

Next issue:
This is a final Flood Watch, no further watches will be issued for this event.

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