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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 South Esk River Catchment
Issued at 09:45 AM EDT on Thursday 20 February 2020
By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.
Flood Watch Number: 3
Flooding is no longer expected in the South Esk River catchment.

A trough and low pressure system brought heavy rain and isolated thunderstorms across the north east during Tuesday and Wednesday. Conditions have now eased.
In the 48 hours to 9am Thursday, widespread rainfall totals of up to 56 mm were recorded in the South Esk river catchment. Small river rises were observed in the upper parts of the catchment but river levels are now easing.
There is no significant rainfall forecast for the remainder of the week.

Flooding is no longer expected in the following catchments:
South Esk 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:
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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