Flood Warning Info - Tidal River Dee from Grosvenor Bridge to the Groves

Area Description

Areas at risk include riverside properties from Grosvenor Bridge to the Groves including parts of River Lane, Greenway Street and the Groves..
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2020 10:45
River Dee
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual at Chester Weir as a result of high spring tides. Consequently flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible between 14:00 and 14:45 this afternoon, 12/03/2020. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for riverside properties from Grosvenor Bridge to the Groves. We expect river levels to peak around 14:15, on 12/03/2020. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, 12/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 16:40
River Dee
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual at Chester Weir as a result of high spring tides. Consequently flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible between 01:15 and 02:15 tomorrow morning, on 12/03/2020. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for riverside properties from Grosvenor Bridge to the Groves. We expect river levels to peak around 01:45 tomorrow morning, on 12/03/2020. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, on 12/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 09:14
River Dee
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual at Chester Weir as a result of high spring tides. Consequently flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible between 13:00 and 14:00 today, on 11/03/20. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for riverside properties from Grosvenor Bridge to the Groves. We expect river levels to peak around 13:30 today, on 11/03/2020. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated by 16:00, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 15:17
River Dee
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual at Chester Weir as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Consequently flooding of property is possible between 01:45am and 02:15am tomorrow, 12/02/20. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for riverside properties from Grosvenor Bridge to the Groves. Peak levels will be lower than the flooding in January 2014. Coastal conditions are expected to continue until after the high tides at 02:00pm on 12/02/20 at Chester Weir. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue (further) flood warnings if necessary. Please be careful along coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated by 10:00am on 12/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 11:47
River Dee
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual at Chester Weir as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Consequently flooding of property is possible between 12:30 and 14:45 today, 11/02/20. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for riverside properties from Grosvenor Bridge to the Groves. Peak levels will be lower than the flooding in January 2014. Coastal conditions are expected to continue until after the high tides at 01:30am on 12/02/20 at Chester Weir. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue (further) flood warnings if necessary. Please be careful along coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated by 16:00 on 11/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 11:58
River Dee
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual at Chester Weir as a result of high spring tides and strong winds. Consequently flooding of property is possible between 12:45 and 13:15 today, 10/02/20. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for riverside properties from Grosvenor Bridge to the Groves. Peak levels will be lower than the flooding in January 2014. Coastal conditions are expected to continue until after the high tides at 13:30 on 11/02/20 at Chester Weir. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue (further) flood warnings if necessary. Please be careful along coastal footpaths and roads. This message will be updated by 16:00 on 10/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 15:32
River Dee
River levels are forecast to rise at the Chester Weir river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible between 01:15 and 01:45 tomorrow, 01/10/19 with river levels peaking at 6.13 meters. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for riverside properties from Grosvenor Bridge to the Groves. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue (further) flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated tomorrow or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 16:09
River Dee
This warning is in place for Grosvenor Bridge to the Groves with tides at their highest between 00:00 and 01:00 on 3/1/18. Flooding to properties is likely between these times. Be aware of your local surroundings and remain safe.There may be localised standing water on roads. Do not drive through flood water. The following high tides at Midday on the 3/1/18 and Midnight and Midday on the 4/1/1 also have the potential to reach flooding levels. We are continuing to monitor the situation and provide updates in due course. Detailed tidal information for those who use it; The forecast high tide level is 6.3 mAOD.