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 16 Mar 2019 21:13
We are expecting further rain this evening, so river levels will remain high. We do not expect there to be any flooding as a result of this further rainfall. Please avoid contact with flood water, plan your routes carefully and continue to action any flood plan. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this warning when the situation changes.
Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 12:28
River levels are forecast to rise on the River Ribble at Samlesbury as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible between 14:00 until the evening today, 16/03/19. Flooding is affecting Brockholes Reserve and businesses based at Lower Brockholes Quarry
Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next several hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening on 16/03/19.
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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes