Flood Alert Info - Tidal River Ouse from Selby to Faxfleet

Area Description

The tidal foreshore and agricultural land adjacent to the river from the A63 near Selby to the Yokefleet, Blacktoft and Faxfleet areas.
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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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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 29 Oct 2019 00:16
Tidal River Ouse
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are high at Cawood due to rain over Friday and Saturday last week coinciding with high tides. The river level is fluctuating with the tide but generally falling through Tuesday 29/10/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, particularly before and after the high tides, and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 16:18
Tidal River Ouse
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are high at Cawood due to rain over Friday and Saturday last week coinciding with high tides. Levels are forecast to stay high through Monday night 28/10/19, peaking around high tide between 20:00 and 22:15. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, particularly before and after the high tides, and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 08:09
Tidal River Ouse
This flood alert has been issued and is in force as river levels are high at Cawood due to rain over Friday and Saturday last week coinciding with a period of high astronomical tides. The level of the River Ouse at Cawood is currently 6.2m and is forecast to stay high through Monday 28/10/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, particularly before and after the high tides, and avoid driving through any floodwater. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the incident room and will update this message by 5pm on Monday or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.