Flood Alert Info - River Gowy catchment including areas around Frodsham

Area Description

The Gowy catchment includes the River Milton and Hornsmill/Hool, Stanney Mill and Thornton Brooks and their tributaries.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Alert.
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Flood Alert History

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


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2017 09:04
River Gowy
River levels have now peaked but remain high, further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and update as necessary


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 13:33
River Gowy
River levels have risen due to rain over the last few days. Levels are expected to peak later today and will remain high for sometime. We are currently expecting more rain over the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and update as necessary.