Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Final Flood Warning For The Coal River
Issued at 02:00 PM EST on Monday 15 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 2
REISSUED TO CORRECT OBSERVED PEAK
NO FURTHER FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG THE COAL RIVER
Strong river rises occurred along the Coal River during Sunday into Monday. River levels are now steady.
In the 24 hours to 2:00 pm Monday, rainfall totals of 30-60 mm were recorded in the Coal River catchment. Rainfall totals of up to 5 mm are forecast for the remainder of Monday.
Strong and dangerous flows may be a hazard over the next few days.
Coal River at Richmond peaked at 1.80 metres at 6:00 am Monday 15 August 2022.
Elevated river levels may continue for several days.
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:
Coal River below Craigbourne Dam,1.31,Steady,12:00 PM MON 15/08/22
White Kangaroo Rivulet at Coal River Junction,1.44,Steady,12:00 PM MON 15/08/22
Coal River at Richmond,1.72,Steady,12:00 PM MON 15/08/22
This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. 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
Dromedary 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.
Forecast for Dromedary (42.7398°S, 147.1708°E, 34m AMSL) Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Summary Minimum 5° 3° 9° 5° 2° 1° 8° Maximum 14° 15° 17° 12° 11° 13° 14° Chance of rain 60% 20% 20% 30% 30% 80% 90% Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm UV index Low Low Low Low - - - Frost risk Slight Moderate Nil Slight Moderate High Nil 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 9
Wind direction W SW NNW N NNW NW WNW WNW W W NW NW NW NW Relative humidity 91% 84% 91% 71% 82% 66% 83% 66% 81% 65% 78% 71% 75% 78% Dew point 9°C 11°C 6°C 10°C 11°C 10°C 5°C 5°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 8°C 9°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Dromedary (42.7398°S, 147.1708°E, 34m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:35am EST 7:05am EST 5:28pm EST 5:58pm EST 10:24pm EST 9:21am EST Waning gibbous Last quarter Aug 19 New moon Aug 27 First quarter Sep 04 Full moon Sep 10
Temperature for next 7 days
0 Tuesday Tuesday 14 1 Wednesday Wednesday 15 2 Thursday Thursday 17 3 Friday Friday 12 4 Saturday Saturday 11 5 Sunday Sunday 13 6 Monday Monday 14 7 Monday Monday 14
Rain for next 7 days
0 Tuesday Tuesday 0 1 Wednesday Wednesday 0 2 Thursday Thursday 5 3 Friday Friday 5 4 Saturday Saturday 0 5 Sunday Sunday 5 6 Monday Monday 5 7 Monday Monday 5