Flood Warning Info - River Wye in North Hereford

Area Description

River Wye in North 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. 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 possessions 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 07:32
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. 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 10:56
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 01:03
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 to begin Saturday evening, 29/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. 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 16:56
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 01:39
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is possible between 2am and 6am, 25/02/20. Flooding is expected to affect properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. 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 17:25
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 and roads 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. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 4.8m to 5.2m 25/02 by midday. Further rainfall is forecast over the next couple days. We expect river levels to remain high until on 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 19:22
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Old Wye Bridge river gauge has peaked at 6.11m this morning, Monday 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 12:00 on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 13:50
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. 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 7pm 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 is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak: Old Wye Bridge 5.7m to 5.9m Monday morning. Further heavy 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 2pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 19:06
River Wye
This warning has been reissued because of a revised peak for Old Wye Bridge 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 is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak: Old Wye Bridge 5.6m to 5.9m Monday morning. Further heavy 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 5am Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:30
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 is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak: Old Wye Bridge 5.4m to 5.8m Monday morning. Further heavy 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 6pm 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 is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. 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 07:40
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 and roads and farmland is expected from today, 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 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 12:00 on 15/11/2019, 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 property and roads and farmland is expected from today, 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 15/11/2019, 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 property and roads and farmland is expected from tomorrow, 15/11/2019. 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 04:00 on 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 07:47
River Wye
River levels remain high but continuing to fall at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. 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. 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 28/10/2019, 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 heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.5m to 5.6m Sunday afternoon. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8am 28/10/2019, 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, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible tonight Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.3m to 5.7m Sunday morning. We expect river levels to rise until Sunday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 4pm 27/10/2019, 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, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible tonight Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.0m to 5.5m Sunday morning. We expect river levels to rise until Sunday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 27/10/2019, 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 21:23
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 17:08
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 11:32
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 18:35
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 17:13
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.