Flood Warning Info - River Wye at Chee Dale, Cressbrook and Upperdale

Area Description

River Wye at Chee Dale, Cressbrook and Upperdale.
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


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 02:44
River Wye
River levels are now falling at the Buxton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Further light rainfall is forecast overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the morning, 01/08/2019, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 01:31
River Wye
River levels are now falling at the Buxton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Further light rainfall is forecast overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the morning, 01/08/2018, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 18:57
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Buxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. Areas most at risk are Cheedale, Cressbrook, Upperdale, Millers Dale, and A6 at Buxton. We expect river levels to remain high until 22:00 on 31/07/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.