Flood Warning Info - River Severn at Hempsted

Area Description

River Severn at Hempsted.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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 22 Feb 2020 09:12
River Severn
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. Further rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9pm on Saturday, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 01:41
River Severn
River levels have peaked but remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Saturday, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 17:42
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2am on Saturday, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 09:14
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on Friday, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 00:40
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10 am on Friday, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 17:48
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2am on Friday, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 08:40
River Severn
River levels have peaked this evening but remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on Thursday, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 01:32
River Severn
River levels have peaked this evening but remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Thursday, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 17:20
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. A predicted peak at the Gloucester river gauge of between 4.4 to 4.5m is expected this evening Wednesday 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2am on Thursday, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 09:30
River Severn
River levels are rising slowly at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. A predicted peak at Gloucester river gauge of between 4.4m to 4.5m is expected this afternoon, Wednesday 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on Wednesday, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 02:40
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. A predicted peak at Gloucester river gauge of between 4.4m to 4.5m is expected on Wednesday morning, 19/02/20. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday, 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Wednesday, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 17:33
River Severn
This warning has been re-issued due to revised predicted peaks for Gloucester Docks. River levels are rising at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. A predicted peak at Gloucester 4.3m to 4.5m is expected on Wednesday morning, 19/02/2020. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday, 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 3am on Wednesday, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 10:48
River Severn
This warning has been re-issued due to revised predicted peaks for Gloucester Docks. River levels are rising at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland may occur today 18/02/20. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. A predicted peak at Gloucester 4.2m to 4.5m is expected overnight on Tuesday, 18/02/2020. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday, 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 02:34
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland may occur today 18/02/20. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. Predicted Peak at Gloucester 3.8m to 4.2m Tuesday, 18/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 19:42
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to occur from Tuesday, 18/02/20. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Hempsted as well as access to Rea Lane. Predicted Peak at Gloucester 3.9m to 4.3m overnight Tuesday, 18/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 3am on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.