Flood Warning Info - River Wye in South Hereford

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River Wye in South Hereford.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 10 Mar 2020 16:52
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this evening 10/03/20. Flooding may affect properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Predicted peak: Old Wye Bridge 4.5m to 4.8m this evening 10/03/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday 11/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are erecting temporary flood barriers at Hereford and checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 10:00 on 11/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Mar 2020 07:33
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin this afternoon 10/03/2020. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 4.8m to 5.2m this evening 10/03/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are erecting temporary flood barriers at Hereford and checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 5pm on 10/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2020 11:24
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Peak:- Old Wye Bridge peaked at 4.7 at 5am Sunday 01/03/20. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 5pm on 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2020 07:45
River Wye
River levels are high and steady at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Peak:- Old Wye Bridge peaked at 4.7 at 5am Sunday 01/03/20. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 5pm on 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2020 07:17
River Wye
River levels are high but steady at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Peak:- Old Wye Bridge peaked at 4.7 at 5am Sunday 01/03/20. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 5pm on 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2020 01:04
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin Saturday evening, 29/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 4.6 to 4.8m overnight tonight, Saturday 29/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast overnight with scattered showers over the following 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday morning, 01/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 8am on 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Feb 2020 16:50
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin this evening, Saturday 29/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 4.6 to 4.9m overnight tonight, Saturday 29/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast this evening with scattered showers over the following 48 hours We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday morning, 01/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 1am on 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Feb 2020 16:39
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin this evening, Saturday 29/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 4.6 to 4.9m overnight tonight, Saturday 29/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast this evening with scattered showers over the following 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday morning, 01/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 1am on 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 01:44
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is possible between 2am and 6am Tuesday, 25/02/20. Flooding is expected to affect properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 4.4m to 4.7m Tuesday afternoon, 25/02/2020. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 8am on 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 17:26
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is expected to begin between 2am and 4am tomorrow, 25/02/20. Flooding is expected to affect properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 4.8m to 5.2m 25/20 by midday. Further rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days. We expect river levels to remain high until 26/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 03:00 on 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 20:17
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding may affect properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Old Wye Bridge river gauge peaked at 6.11m Monday morning, 17/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 1pm on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 14:44
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding may affect properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Old Wye Bridge river gauge has peaked at 6.11m this morning, Monday 17/02/20. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 04:32
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding may affect properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.7m to 5.9m Monday morning 17/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 19:06
River Wye
This flood warning is being updated as the forecasted peak for Old Wye Bridge has changed. River levels are rising at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding may affect properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.6m to 5.9m early on Monday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5am on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:31
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding may affect properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.4m to 5.8m Monday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 19:52
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from early Sunday morning, 16/02/2020. Flooding may affect properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.4m to 5.8m Sunday afternoon 16/02/2020. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising overnight tonight Saturday, 15/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 07:41
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from Friday morning, 15/11/2019. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak: - Old Wye Bridge 4.5m to 4.7m, Friday afternoon, 15/11/2019. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 12:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 03:43
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from Friday morning, 15/11/2019. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak: - Old Wye Bridge 4.5m to 4.7m, Friday afternoon, 15/11/2019. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 17:38
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from tonight, 14/11/2019. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 4.6m to 5.0m, Saturday afternoon, 16/11/2019. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 04:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 07:47
River Wye
River levels remain high but are continuing to fall at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area and the B4399 Holme Lacy Road in Hereford. River levels have peaked at Old Wye Bridge 5.5m on Sunday afternoon 27/10/19. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 4pm on 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 16:00
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.5m to 5.6m on Sunday afternoon 27/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 8am on 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 09:06
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.3m to 5.7m on Sunday morning 27/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 4pm on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 18:20
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.0m to 5.5m on Sunday morning 27/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Oct 2018 19:07
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge. This message will be updated by 9:00 am Monday or if the situation changes. At 7 pm Sunday; the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 4.73 metres and falling. A peak level of 4.86 metres occurred this afternoon.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Oct 2018 16:43
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge. This message will be updated by 8:00 pm Sunday or if the situation changes. At 4:20 pm Sunday; the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 4.82 metres and steady. A peak level is currently occurring now.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Oct 2018 12:47
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge. This message will be updated by 5:00 pm Sunday or if the situation changes. At 12:00 pm Sunday; the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 4.85 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 4.8 and 5.0 metres is expected to occur Sunday afternoon.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Oct 2018 03:54
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge. This message will be updated by 1:00 pm on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 3:00 am on Sunday; the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 4.65 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.6 and 4.8 metres is expected to occur Sunday morning.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Oct 2018 21:24
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge. This message will be updated by 4:00 am on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 9:00 pm on Saturday; the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 4.44 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.6 and 4.8 metres is expected to occur on Saturday evening.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Oct 2018 17:09
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge. This message will be updated by 10:00 pm on Saturday or if the situation changes. At 4:30 pm on Saturday; the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 4.34 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.6 and 4.8 metres is expected to occur on Saturday evening.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Oct 2018 11:33
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge. This message will be updated by 5:00 pm on Saturday or if the situation changes. At 11am Saturday; the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 4.05 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.7 and 4.9 metres is expected to occur on Saturday evening.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 08:57
River Wye
Due to this mornings forecast rainfall river levels are expected to rise throughout the day. This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes. At 8 am today the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 2.41 metres and steady. A peak level of between 4.3 and 4.8 metres is expected to occur overnight.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Jan 2018 18:31
River Wye
This flood warning has been issued due to a forecast of heavy rain overnight; which could cause rivers to rise. This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge This message will be updated by 9:00 am tomorrow morning or if the situation changes. At 18:15 pm today the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 2.31 metres and steady. A peak level of between 4.6 and 4.7 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Jan 2018 19:57
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge This message will be updated by 8 am or if the situation changes. At 7:30 PM today; the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 4.58 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.6 and 4.8 metres is expected to occur this evening.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Jan 2018 17:14
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Old Wye Bridge This message will be updated by 8:00 pm or if the situation changes. Heavy rain from Sunday is causing river levels on the River Wye to rise. At 4:45 PM today; the level at the Old Wye Bridge Gauge was 4.56 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 4.6 and 4.7 metres is expected to occur this evening.