Flood Warning Info - Mersey Estuary at Eastford Road, Warrington

Area Description

Property is at risk of flooding from the Estuary due to high tides. In particular houses on Eastford Rd backing onto the disused canal, properties on Baronet Rd and Taylor St closest to the junction with Eastford Rd and Morley Common are at risk.
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 11 Mar 2020 09:46
Mersey Estuary
The high tide is expected to be higher than usual at Eastford Road as a result of high spring tides. Consequently flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible between 13:15 and 14:15 today, on 11/03/20. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties backing onto the disused canal. We expect river levels to peak around 13:45 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 2 Jan 2018 15:54
Mersey Estuary
This warning is in place for Eastford Road with tides at their highest between midnight and 01:15am 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 7.6 mAOD.