Flood Warning Info - River Wyre at St Michaels South

Area Description

Area covering the part of St Michaels that is to the south of the River Wyre.
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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 22:15
River Wyre
River levels peaked on Sunday Evening and will fall through the night. No further Flooding is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation, our incident room is open and will update if the situation changes or on Monday morning.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 12:06
River Wyre
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall from Storm Ciara. River levels are expected to remain high until later today,09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 20:08
River Wyre
River levels have risen at the Catterall river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. The area most at risk is the area of St Michaels that is to the south of the River Wyre. We expect river levels to remain high overnight. 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 on 30/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 10:58
River Wyre
River levels are rising at the Catterall river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible between 13:00 and 16:00 today, 29/09/19. The area most at risk is the area of St Michaels that is to the south of the River Wyre. We expect river levels to remain high until at least 18:00 on 29/09/19. 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 this afternoon, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.