Flood Warning Info - River Wharfe at Otley

Area Description

Properties on Newhall Park, Mill Lane and Riverdale Road. The Sports Pavillion and isolated properties between Otley and Pool.
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

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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 10 Feb 2020 02:37
River Wharfe
This flood warning remains in force for the River Wharfe at Otley due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. The level on the River Wharfe at Otley 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 18:40
River Wharfe
This flood warning remains in force for the River Wharfe at Otley due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain on Sunday 09/02/20 caused rivers and watercourses to rise. The level on the River Wharfe at Otley is now peaking at around 1.9m and is forecast to begin falling overnight. 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 10:36
River Wharfe
We are issuing the flood warning for the River Wharfe at Otley due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain overnight on Saturday and continuing on Sunday morning, 09/02/2020, is causing rivers and watercourses to rise. The level on the River Wharfe at Otley is now 1.3m and is forecast to continue to rise, reaching 1.6m at about 13:00 hours this afternoon. The Wharfe at Otley is currently forecast to peak at 1.85m at about 17:00 hours this 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.