Flood Warning Info - River Ure at Masham

Area Description

The Old Mill and surrounding properties at Masham.
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


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 09:09
River Ure
The current River Ure level at Kilgram is 5.6m and has risen rapidly over the last few hours but expected to peak in the next hour. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels at Masham are expected to rise quickly. Please do not walk or drive through fast moving water and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 00:43
River Ure
The current River Ure level at Kilgram is 2.1m and falling. Although levels have fallen below levels of concern, further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and we expect river levels to rise again on Sunday 23/02/2020. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please do not walk or drive through fast moving water and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 16:53
River Ure
This flood warning remains in force due to continued high river levels in response to recent rainfall. The current River Ure level at Kilgram is 3.8m and falling. Areas of concern are the Old Mill and surrounding properties at Masham. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and we expect river levels to continue to rise and fall. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 08:22
River Ure
This flood warning remains in force due to continued high river levels in response to recent rainfall on Friday night (21/02/2020). The current River Ure level at Kilgram is 4.6m and expected to peak soon, around 9am Saturday morning 22/02/2020. Areas of concern are the Old Mill and surrounding properties at Masham. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and river levels are expected to rise and fall. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 00:12
River Ure
This flood warning has been issued due to quickly rising river levels in response to rainfall on Friday (21/02/20). The current level of the River Ure at Kilgram is 3.4m and rising and is expected to peak at a level of 5m by 6am on Saturday (22/02/20). Areas of concern are the Old Mill and surrounding properties at Masham. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and river levels are expected to rise and fall. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 10:49
River Ure
This flood warning has been issued as river levels are rising in response to recent rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level of the river Ure at Kilgram is 4.5m . The level of the River Ure at Masham is currently 3.1m with levels expected to peak around lunchtime on Sunday 16/02/2020. We are expecting properties to flood. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. For up to date river levels, please see the gov.uk website. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 02:54
River Ure
This flood warning has been issued as river levels are rising in response to recent rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level of the river Ure at Kilgram is 4m and the level of the River Ure at Masham is currently 2.75 and levels will continue rising during Sunday 16/02/2020. We are expecting properties to flood. Further rainfall is forecast during Sunday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. For up to date river levels, please see the gov.uk website. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 04:28
River Ure
This flood warning remains in force for the River Ure at Masham due to widespread heavy rain, associated with Storm Ciara. The current level of the River Ure at Kilgram is 3.1m and is falling steadily. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 20:53
River Ure
This flood warning remains in force for the River Ure at Masham due to widespread heavy rain, associated with Storm Ciara, on Sunday, 09/02/2020, causing rivers and watercourses to rise. The current level of the River Ure at Kilgram is 5.3m and is starting to fall. We expect levels to continue falling overnight although further patchy rainfall is forecast. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 12:10
River Ure
We are issuing the flood warning for the River Ure at Masham due to widespread heavy rain, associated with Storm Ciara, overnight on Saturday and continuing on Sunday morning, 09/02/2020, causing rivers and watercourses to rise. The current level of the River Ure at Kilgram is 4.3m and is forecast to continue to rise through Sunday afternoon. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff are out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 04:09
River Ure
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. The level at Masham is currently at its peak level and will start to fall steadily through Sunday morning 17/3/19. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Please consider activating local or property flood plans and stay away from fast moving water. Please avoid using low lying footpaths. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 17:56
River Ure
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall and it is expected to continue raining throughout today (16.03.19). The level at Masham is currently 4.08m and expected to peak around 21:30 today (16.03.19). Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Please consider activating local or property flood plans and stay away from fast moving water. Please avoid using low lying footpaths. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.