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10:50 am Flood Warning for the South Esk.   10:08 am Gale Warning Far North West Coast & Central West Coast. Strong Wind Warning all remaining coastal waters.   10:01 am Flood Warning for the Huon River.   10:00 am Sheep Graziers Warning for the South East, Furneaux Islands and East Coast.   9:59 am Bushwalking Alert for the Western and Central Plateau.   9:59 am Road Weather Alert for NW Coast, NE, Western, C Plateau, Midlands, E Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and SE due to snow on the roads.   9:51 am Cancellation of Severe Weather Warning (Damaging Winds and Heavy Rain) for the Western and South East.   9:02 am Flood Warning for the Meander River.   9:00 am Flood Warning for the Derwent River.   7:57 am Flood Warning for the North Esk River.   
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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

RENEWED WARNING

MODERATE FLOOD WARNING FOR THE SOUTH ESK RIVER
Issued at 10:50 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014
by Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 18

Moderate flooding continues in the upper reaches of the South Esk River about
Fingal and is expected to extend to Llewellyn during Saturday. Minor flooding
is expected to develop in the lower reaches about Perth during Friday.

Rainfall has eased, with showers forecast for today but no significant totals
are expected.

Above Fingal
Minor flooding continues to ease in the upper reaches of the South Esk River
about Mathinna.

River levels will remain below the Minor Flood Level in the Break O'Day River.

St Pauls River
River levels in the St Pauls catchment are expected to remain below the Minor
Flood Level.

Fingal to Llewellyn
Moderate flooding is now easing slowly about Fingal after a peak early Friday
morning.

Renewed stream rises to above the minor flood level are expected about
Llewellyn during Friday, with the river likely to reach moderate level (5.0
metres) during Saturday.

Nile River
River levels are below the Minor flood levels and continue to ease in the Nile
River at Deddington.

Llewellyn to Perth
Minor flooding to extend into the lower reaches of the South Esk about Perth
during Friday. Minor flood levels, due to flooding from upstream and additional
inflows from the Nile River, will continue over the weekend, with a peak
expected Sunday morning.

Perth to Trevallyn Dam
The river level at Longford to rise to near but remain below the Minor Flood
Level (3.5 metres) during Friday and into Saturday.

Due to heavy rain in the Meander, Macquarie and South Esk catchments, Trevallyn
Dam is now spilling with levels to approach the Minor Flood Level by late
Friday. High flows are occurring in Cataract Gorge below the dam.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Based on observed and forecast rainfall the following river peak heights are
predicted:

South Esk at Llewellyn 4.9 - 5.2m (MODERATE), late Saturday morning 02/08/2014
South Esk at Perth 4.7 - 5.0m (MINOR), Sunday morning 02/08/2014
South Esk at Longford 2.5 - 3.0m (BELOW MINOR), Sunday 02/08/2014

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.

Weather Forecast:
Showers easing.

Next Issue:
By 2 PM EST on Friday 1 August 2014

Latest River Heights:
Break O'Day River at Killymoon 0.73m steady 10:00 AM FRI 01/08/14
SOUTH ESK RV AT UPPER ESK ROAD BRIDGE 1.39m falling 10:00 AM FRI 01/08/14
SOUTH ESK RIVER AT MATHINNA 1.9m falling 10:47 AM FRI 01/08/14
South Esk River at Fingal 5.6m falling 10:41 AM FRI 01/08/14
St. Pauls River at Lewis Hill 0.9m steady 01:58 PM THU 31/07/14
St. Pauls River above Avoca 0.98m steady 08:15 AM FRI 01/08/14
South Esk River at Llewellyn 3.73m falling 08:00 AM FRI 01/08/14
South Esk River at Perth 3.78m steady 10:36 AM FRI 01/08/14
South Esk River at Longford 1.88m steady 10:44 AM FRI 01/08/14
South Esk River at Trevallyn Dam 126.75m steady 09:30 AM FRI 01/08/14

For the latest rainfall and river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood/
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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Updated Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 10:08 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014
for the period until midnight EST Saturday 2 August 2014.

Wind Warnings for Friday 1 August
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast and Central West Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Storm Bay, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of
Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast and South
West Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following area:
Central Plateau Lakes
Cancellation for the following areas:
Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Channel and South West
Lakes

Wind Warnings for Saturday 2 August
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast
and South West Coast

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:05 pm EST Friday.

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

FINAL WARNING

FINAL FLOOD WARNING FOR THE HUON RIVER
Issued at 10:01 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 6

Rainfall has eased in the Huon River catchment, and river levels are falling
throughout the Huon River. No further significant rainfall is forecast today,
with snow falling about elevated areas.

Upper Huon River
River levels have fallen below minor flood level in the Upper Huon river

Picton River
Minor flooding has eased in the Picton River.

Tahune to Judbury
River levels in the middle reaches of the Huon have now eased to below the
Minor Flood Level at Tahune Bridge and Judbury (4.0m).

Huonville township
River levels at Huonville fell below the Minor Flood Level (3.0m) around
midnight Thursday and are continuing to fall.

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.

Weather Forecast:
Showers easing.

Next Issue:
No further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
HUON RIVER AT HARRISONS OPENING 3.05m falling 09:52 AM FRI 01/08/14
Huon River at Judbury 2.67m steady 09:05 AM FRI 01/08/14
Huon River at Huonville 2.3m falling 09:03 AM FRI 01/08/14

For the latest rainfall and river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Warning to Sheep Graziers
for the South East, Furneaux Islands and East Coast forecast districts.

Issued at 10:00 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014.

Sheep Graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and southwesterly
winds are expected during Friday. Areas likely to be affected include parts of
the South East, Furneaux Islands and East Coast forecast districts. There is a
high risk of losses of lambs and sheep exposed to these conditions.

The warning to sheep graziers for the Midlands, Central North, Upper Derwent
Valley, King Island and North East forecast districts and parts of the North
West Coast forecast district has been cancelled.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Friday.
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Bush Walkers Weather Alert
for the Western and Central Plateau forecast districts.

Issued at 9:59 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014.

Bush walkers are advised that snow as low as 300 metres is expected during
Friday. These hazardous conditions are expected to occur in parts of the
Western and Central Plateau forecast districts.

The next warning will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Friday.
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Road Weather Alert for Tasmania
for North West Coast, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East
Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts.

Issued at 9:59 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014.

Snow covered roads above 400 metres will make driving conditions dangerous
during Friday in parts of the North West Coast, North East, Western, Central
Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast
districts.
For information on any road closures, please contact your local council or the Police.
The next alert will be issued by 5:00 pm EST Friday.
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Cancellation of
Severe Weather Warning
for people in the Western and South East forecast districts.

Issued at 9:51 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014.

Weather Situation
An intense low pressure system centred to the southeast of the state will move
further away to the southeast of Tasmania during the day.

The Severe Weather Warning for parts of the Western and South East forecast
districts has been cancelled, but the situation will continue to be monitored
and further warnings will be issued if necessary.

Over the last three hours, the strongest wind gusts have been 90 km/h at
Maatsuyker Island and Tasman Island.

The State Emergency Service and Tasmania Police advise that people should:
- Supervise children closely
- Do not walk, ride or drive through flood waters
- Beware of damaged trees and power lines and take care when driving
- Listen to the ABC radio or check www.ses.tas.gov.au for further advice
For flood and storm emergency assistance, contact the SES on 132 500
No further warnings will be issued for this event.

This warning is also available through TV and Radio broadcasts; the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 216. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate this warning being broadcast regularly.
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

RENEWED WARNING

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE MEANDER RIVER BASIN
Issued at 9:02 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

Flood Warning Number: 7

Minor flooding is continuing in the middle reaches of the Meander River about
Deloraine. Minor flooding continues in the lower reaches of the Meander River
about Strathbridge and will peak during Friday evening.

Rainfall has eased, and showers are forecast for Friday, but no significant
totals are expected.

Above Deloraine
Minor flooding is easing in the upper reaches of the Meander River about
Meander.

Deloraine to Strathbridge
The Meander river at Deloraine peaked at 2.35 metres around 3:30 am Friday.
River levels will fall below the minor flood level (2.0 metres) during Friday.

Below Strathbridge
Minor flooding continues in the lower reaches of the Meander River at
Strathbridge. River levels are rising slowly, with a peak expected Friday
afternoon.

The river level at Westwood bridge has exceeded the minor flood level and still
rising slowly and is expected to peak around 5 metres late Friday.

High flows in the South Esk River will maintain high water levels in the lower
reaches of the Meander River over the weekend.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Based on observed and forecast rainfall, the following river peak heights are
predicted:

Meander River at Strathbridge 5.7 - 6.0 metres (MINOR) Friday afternoon
01/08/2014

Meander River at Westwood Bridge 4.9 - 5.2 metres (MINOR) Friday evening
01/08/2014

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.

Weather Forecast:
Showers easing.

Next Issue:
By 6:00 PM EST on Friday 1 August 2014

Latest River Heights:
Meander River at Meander 65.33m steady 08:30 AM FRI 01/08/14
MEANDER RIVER AT DELORAINE RAILWAY BRIDGE 2.23m steady 08:05 AM FRI 01/08/14
Meander River at Strathbridge 5.6m steady 08:00 AM FRI 01/08/14
Meander River at Westwood Bridge 4.47m steady 08:38 AM FRI 01/08/14
LIFFEY RIVER UPSTREAM WEST CHANNEL 2.53m steady 08:00 AM FRI 01/08/14
LIFFEY RIVER AT CARRICK 2.12m falling 08:00 AM FRI 01/08/14

For the latest rainfall and river level information see www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

RENEWED WARNING

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR RIVER DERWENT
Issued at 9:00 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 3

High levels of Minor flooding continues throughout the middle reaches of the
River Derwent and in the lower reaches below Meadowbank Dam following heavy
rain across the catchment in the past three days.

Minor flooding is likely to develop about New Norfolk during Friday evening.

Strong rises have been observed in most tributaries of the River Derwent. River
levels will remain high during Friday. Storages in the Derwent system are quite
full with several dams currently spilling.

No further significant rainfall is forecast today, with snow falling about
elevated areas.

Derwent above Ouse River
Strong river rises have been recorded in the majority of the upper River
Derwent. The River Derwent at Glendhu peaked overnight near the Moderate flood
level (5.0 metres) and is now easing slowly. Minor flooding to continue easing
during Friday.

Ouse River
Minor flooding developed in the Ouse River at Ashton overnight, with a peak of
about 2.4 metres. River levels have now fallen below the Minor flood level and
will continue to ease slowly during Friday.

River levels are expected to remain below minor flood level at Ouse township.

Clyde River
Small river rises remaining below the Minor Flood Level.

Below Meadowbank Dam
High levels of Minor flooding have developed in the Lower River Derwent below
Meadowbank Dam overnight Thursday and river levels are expected to peak during
Friday morning.

Strong river rises have been observed about Macquarie Plains where the Minor
flood level (4.0m) was exceeded early this morning. River levels throughout the
lower reaches are expected to peak during Friday and start to ease slowly over
the weekend.

Tyenna River
River levels Tyenna River will continue to ease today. Localised flooding in
adjacent creeks and surrounding low lying areas in the lower Tyenna River about
Westerway to continue during Friday due to high levels in the Derwent.

Styx River
River levels in the Styx will continue to ease today. Localised flooding in
adjacent creeks and surrounding low lying areas in the lower Styx River around
Bushy Park and Glenora expected to continue during Friday due to high levels in
the Derwent.

New Norfolk township
Strong river rises will occur about New Norfolk overnight Thursday with river
levels expected to peak above the Minor Flood Level (2.0 metres) during Friday
afternoon.

Tidal variation at New Norfolk may produce localised flooding in adjacent
creeks and surrounding low lying areas of the River Derwent early Friday
morning, well in advance of the arrival of the main flood peak.

Predicted River Heights/Flows:
Based on observed and forecast rainfall, the following river peak heights are
predicted:

River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam 6.0m (MINOR) Friday morning 01/08/2014
River Derwent at Macquarie Plains 4.6 - 4.9m (MINOR) Friday afternoon
01/08/2014
River Derwent at New Norfolk 2.0 - 2.4m (MINOR) late Friday afternoon 01/08/2014

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.

Weather Forecast:
Showers easing.

Next Issue:
By 3:00PM EST on Friday 1 August 2014

Latest River Heights:
Derwent River below Lk St Clair 2.51m steady 07:05 PM THU 31/07/14
Ouse River at Ashton 2.3m steady 06:30 AM FRI 01/08/14
Clyde River at Bothwell 1.2m steady 08:00 AM FRI 01/08/14
Clyde River at Hamilton NA
Derwent River below Meadowbank Dam 5.94m falling 08:30 AM FRI 01/08/14
Derwent River at Macquarie Plains 4.68m rising 08:41 AM FRI 01/08/14
TYENNA RIVER AT NEWBURY 1.51m steady 06:15 AM FRI 01/08/14
STYX RIVER AT BRUCES BRIDGE 1.65m falling 08:46 AM FRI 01/08/14
Derwent River near Bryn Estyn 3.94m rising 08:00 AM FRI 01/08/14
DERWENT RIVER AT NEW NORFOLK 1.73m rising 08:54 AM FRI 01/08/14

For the latest rainfall and river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood/
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

RENEWED WARNING

MINOR FLOOD WARNING FOR THE NORTH ESK RIVER BASIN
Issued at 7:57 am EST on Friday 1 August 2014
by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 18

The North Esk River at Corra Linn peaked around 3.7 metres (Moderate Flood
Level 3.6 metres) around 8pm Thursday night, and is now below moderate flood
level and continuing to fall. Minor flooding is expected to continue during
Friday.

The St. Patricks River at Nunamara peaked around 1.8 metres (Minor Flood Level
1.5 metres) around 5pm Thursday, and is continuing to fall. The St Patricks
River at Nunamara is expected to fall below the minor flood level during Friday
morning.

Rainfall has eased, and rainfall totals during the remainder of Friday are
expected to be below 5mm.

Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next few days across the
whole North Esk catchment, mainly where river and stream levels are high.

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.

Weather Forecast:
Possible showers.

Next Issue:
By 4:00PM EST on Friday 1 August 2014

Latest River Heights:
ST. PATRICKS RIVER AT NUNAMARA OFFTAKE 1.58m rising 07:32 AM FRI 01/08/14
North Esk River at Ballroom 2.46m falling 06:45 AM FRI 01/08/14
North Esk River at Corra Linn 3.24m falling 07:35 AM FRI 01/08/14

For the latest rainfall and river level information see
www.bom.gov.au/tas/flood/

 
     
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