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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 The South Esk And Northern East Coast Rivers
Issued at 10:38 AM EDT on Tuesday 11 February 2020
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 2
Flooding is not expected in the South Esk and northern East Coast Rivers.

A trough is crossing Tasmania and thunderstorms are possible across the north during Tuesday.
In the 24 hours to 9am Tuesday, rainfall totals of 5-45 mm were observed in the Flood Watch area, with isolated high totals up to 67 mm at Gray.
For the remainder of Tuesday, rain will ease to showers with widespread 10-15 mm expected. Isolated higher totals are possible with thunderstorms.
Heavy rainfall and localized flooding is possible with thunderstorms.
Riverine flooding is not expected in the flood watch area.

South Esk River
East Coastal Rivers (north of Bicheno)

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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