Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania
Minor Flood Warning For The Huon River
Issued at 05:56 PM EST on Sunday 14 August 2022
By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart
Flood Watch Number: 3
MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING AT TAHUNE BRIDGE
Minor flooding is occurring along the Huon River around Tahune Bridge. Minor flooding may extend downstream to Judbury and Huonville during Sunday overnight.
In the 24 hours to 5:00 pm Sunday, rainfall totals of 20-70 mm were recorded in the Huon River Catchment, with an isolated total of 105 mm at Hartz Mountains. Widespread rainfall totals of 5-10 mm are forecast for the remainder of Sunday.
Huon River above Tahune:
River levels remain elevated along the Huon River at Harrisons Opening overnight Sunday into Monday.
River levels remain elevated along the Picton River during overnight Sunday into Monday.
Huon River - Tahune to Judbury:
Minor flooding is occurring along the Huon River - Tahune to Judbury.
The Huon River at Tahune Bridge is currently at 4.78 metres and rising, with minor flooding.
The Huon River at Tahune Bridge may peak near 5.20 metres Sunday evening. The river level may fall below the minor flood level (4.00 m) Monday morning.
The Huon River at Judbury is currently at 2.98 metres and rising, below the minor flood level.
The Huon River at Judbury may reach the minor flood level (4.00 m) Sunday night.
Huon River around Huonville:
Minor flooding may occur along the Huon River around Huonville.
The Huon River at Huonville is currently at 2.35 metres and steady, below the minor flood level.
The Huon River at Huonville may peak near the minor flood level (3.00 m) Sunday night with the high tide.
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.
The next warning will be issued by 08:00 am EST on Monday 15 August 2022.
Latest River Heights:
Huon River at Harrisons Opening,3.23,Steady,04:54 PM SUN 14/08/22
Huon River at Tahune Bridge,4.78,Rising,05:24 PM SUN 14/08/22
Huon River at Judbury,2.98,Rising,02:00 PM SUN 14/08/22
Huon River at Huonville,2.35,Steady,05:19 PM SUN 14/08/22
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
Lake Margaret 7 day forecast
Today: Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm N of Strahan. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h turning S/SW 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 15.
Forecast for Lake Margaret (42.0049°S, 145.5435°E, 354m AMSL) Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Summary Minimum 9° 7° 5° 9° 7° 4° 4° Maximum 15° 13° 13° 15° 10° 9° 11° Chance of rain 70% 70% 70% 70% 90% 90% 90% Likely amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm UV index Low Low Low - - - - Frost risk Nil Nil Slight Nil Nil Slight Slight 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm Wind speed 7
Wind direction SE SSW SW SW NNE NNE NNW N WNW WNW WSW WSW NNW NW Relative humidity 86% 80% 96% 91% 90% 75% 94% 85% 91% 83% 89% 74% 85% 84% Dew point 10°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 7°C 9°C 12°C 12°C 7°C 7°C 5°C 5°C 7°C 8°C
Sunrise and sunset times
Sunrise / Sunset for Lake Margaret (42.0049°S, 145.5435°E, 354m AMSL) First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon 6:42am EST 7:11am EST 5:35pm EST 6:04pm EST 9:20pm EST 9:04am 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 Monday Monday 15 1 Tuesday Tuesday 13 2 Wednesday Wednesday 13 3 Thursday Thursday 15 4 Friday Friday 10 5 Saturday Saturday 9 6 Sunday Sunday 11 7 Sunday Sunday 11
Rain for next 7 days
0 Monday Monday 5 1 Tuesday Tuesday 5 2 Wednesday Wednesday 20 3 Thursday Thursday 20 4 Friday Friday 20 5 Saturday Saturday 10 6 Sunday Sunday 10 7 Sunday Sunday 10