Weather Warning

IDT20616

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Minor Flood Warning for the Huon River

Issued at 11:06 AM EST on Wednesday 17 Jul 2019.

By Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart

Flood Warning Number: 5

Minor flooding may re-develop along the upper Huon River from Wednesday night into Thursday morning and move down the catchment. Rain is forecast for the Huon catchment for Wednesday with falls of around 30mm possible. Snowmelt may also contribute to river rises.

River levels have fallen to below Minor flood level after Tuesday's rises.

Higher than normal tides are occurring that may impact water levels at Huonville.

Strong and dangerous flows will be a hazard over the next couple of days.

Huon River above Tahune

River levels are expected to rise from Wednesday afternoon around Harrison's Opening.

Picton River

River levels are expected to rise due to forecast rainfall.

Huon River - Tahune to Judbury

Minor flooding may occur along the Huon River - Tahune to Judbury based on forecast rainfall.

Huon River around Huonville

Minor flooding may occur along the Huon River around Huonville.

Latest River Heights

LocationHeight of River (m)TendencyDate/Time of Observation
Huon River at Harrisons Opening3.08Steady10:31 AM WED 17/07/19
Huon River at Tahune Bridge2.15Falling10:07 AM WED 17/07/19
Huon River at Judbury2.30Steady10:00 AM WED 17/07/19
Huon River at Huonville2.15Rising10:08 AM WED 17/07/19