Flood Warning Info - River Ouse at Naburn Lock

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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 6 Apr 2018 19:40
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.7 metres and is continuing to fall slowly. Unsettled weather is forecast for the rest of the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Apr 2018 14:03
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.8 metres. Dry and settled weather will continue today but unsettled weather is forecast for the rest of the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Apr 2018 10:54
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.9 metres. Dry and settled weather will continue today but unsettled weather is forecast for the rest of the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Apr 2018 02:58
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.94m. Dry and settled conditions are expected to continue through until Friday, after which unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Apr 2018 17:12
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.98m and is expected to remain around this level during Thursday. Dry and settled conditions are expected to continue through until Friday, after which unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Apr 2018 12:13
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.90m and is expected to remain around this level during Thursday morning. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Apr 2018 05:21
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.95m and is expected to remain around this level during Thursday morning. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 21:02
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.95m and is expected to remain around this level during Wednesday night. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 04:55
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to recent rainfall in the Ouse catchment. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.76m. Levels will continue to rise slowly before peaking later in the day on Wednesday. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Apr 2018 23:07
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to recent rainfall in the Ouse catchment. The current level on the River Ouse in York is 3.27 metres. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.67 metres and rising. Levels on the River Ouse will continue to rise slowly overnight and into Wednesday, in York, peaking at around 3.6 metres on Wednesday evening. This forecast is subject to change as levels upstream on the Rivers Swale and Ure have yet to peak and are currently responding to melting snow. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Apr 2018 15:51
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to recent rainfall in the Ouse catchment. The current level on the River Ouse in York is 3.0 metres. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.49 metres and rising. Levels on the River Ouse in York may peak at around 3.8 metres on Wednesday afternoon. This forecast is subject to change as levels upstream on the River Swale have yet to peak and are currently responding to melting snow. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Apr 2018 11:31
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to recent rainfall in the Ouse catchment. The current level on the River Ouse in York is 2.7m. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2.28 metres and rising. Levels are likely to rise to 2.5 metres at Naburn Lock by early evening on Tuesday 3rd April. Levels on the River Ouse in York may peak at around 4 metres on Wednesday afternoon to evening. This is an early forecast which is subject to change as levels upstream on the River Swale have yet to peak and are currently responding to melting snow. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Apr 2018 09:36
River Ouse
This flood warning has been issued due to recent rainfall in the Ouse catchment. The current level on the River Ouse in York is 2.5m. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2 metres and rising. Levels are likely to rise to 2.5 metres at Naburn Lock by early evening on Tuesday 3rd April. Levels on the River Ouse in York may peak at around 4 metres on Wednesday afternoon to evening. This is an early forecast which is subject to change as levels upstream on the River Swale have yet to peak and are currently responding to melting snow. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Apr 2018 07:49
River Ouse
This flood warning has been issued due to recent rainfall in the Ouse catchment. The current level on the River Ouse in York is 2.5 metres. The current level at Naburn Lock upstream of the weir is 2 metres and rising. Levels are likely to rise to 2.5 metres at Naburn Lock by early evening on Tuesday 3rd April. Peak levels may not be reached until Wednesday or Thursday. We will provide a forecast for the peak when this becomes available.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Mar 2018 19:07
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse at Naburn Lock. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 3m (9 feet 10 inches), and although no further rise is expected levels will remain high overnight. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website: www.metoffice.gov.uk. If you have a flood plan, please start to use it. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Mar 2018 15:20
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse at Naburn Lock. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 3m, and although no further rise is expected levels will remain high into the night. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website: www.metoffice.gov.uk. If you have a flood plan, please start to use it. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2018 20:13
River Ouse
This flood warning has been issued in response to rising river levels on the River Ouse at Naburn Lock due to persistent rainfall throughout the day. River levels are forecast to peak at 3m by 6am on Tuesday 13th March 2018 which may cause property flooding. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website: www.metoffice.gov.uk. If you have a flood plan, please start to use it. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2018 15:03
River Ouse
This flood warning has been issued in response to rising river levels on the River Ouse at Naburn Lock. Levels on the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder have reached 2.5m or 8 feet 2 inches and are rising as a result of rainfall during the last 48 hours. The river level is forecast to continue to rise during Sunday, peaking at 2.7m or 8 feet 10 inches at 7pm on Sunday 11th March. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website at www.metoffice.gov.uk. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Mar 2018 20:45
River Ouse
This flood warning has been issued in response to rising river levels on the River Ouse at Naburn Lock. River levels are forecast to rise due to persistent overnight rain reaching 2.5m at York Viking Recorder by 3.30am on Sunday 11th March 2018 which may cause property flooding. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website: www.metoffice.gov.uk. If you have a flood plan, please start to use it. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Mar 2018 09:00
River Ouse
The flood warning for Naburn Lock remains in force due to high river levels in the area. The River Ouse is due to peak at 2.4m in York at approximately 10am this morning. In the Naburn area we can expect to see river levels remain high throughout the day. The current river level at Naburn Lock is 1.9m. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Mar 2018 19:56
River Ouse
The flood warning for Naburn Lock has been issued due to expected rising water levels overnight and into Wednesday morning. The level at which we normally issue this warning is expected to be reached between 3am and 4am on Wednesday 7th March. River levels are expected to rise 300 to 400 mm above that level by early afternoon on Wednesday. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Jan 2018 13:06
River Ouse
This warning remains in force as levels are high on the River Ouse following rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments earlier this week. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York peaked on Thursday morning at 3.2m and is now falling. Levels at Naburn are now falling slowly. No further significant rainfall is expected and we will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Jan 2018 08:46
River Ouse
This warning remains in force as levels are high on the River Ouse following rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments earlier this week. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York peaked on Thursday morning at 3.2m and is now falling. Levels at Naburn are starting to fall but will remain high through today. No further significant rainfall is expected and we will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Jan 2018 19:44
River Ouse
This warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in response to recent rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York peaked this morning at 3.2m and is now starting to fall slowly. Levels will remain high into Friday, but no further significant rainfall is expected. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Jan 2018 14:35
River Ouse
This warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in response to recent rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York peaked this morning at 3.2m (10 feet 6 inches) and is now starting to fall slowly. Levels will remain high through the night, but no further significant rainfall is expected. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Jan 2018 09:07
River Ouse
This warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in response to recent rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments. The current level at the Viking recorder in central York is 3.2m (10 feet 6 inches) and no further rise is now expected. Levels will remain high today and tomorrow, although they will start to fall slowly tonight. No further significant rainfall is expected, but we will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 20:38
River Ouse
This warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in response to recent rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments. The current level in York is 3.0m and expected to continue rising slowly overnight into Thursday. A peak on Thursday morning in central York is expected between 3.4m and 3.5m. River levels will remain high into Friday. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as new forecasts become available. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 13:26
River Ouse
Levels on the River Ouse remain high in response to recent rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments. The level in York is expected to reach up to 3.1m on Wednesday afternoon. Some rain has fallen this morning in the upper catchment and this will keep levels on the Ouse high into Thursday. A slight further rise on Thursday morning is possible and we will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as new forecasts become available. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 10:07
River Ouse
Levels on the River Ouse are continuing to rise in response to recent rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments. The level in York is expected to peak between 3.1 and 3.2m on Wednesday afternoon. Some further rainfall is expected this morning across the catchment which is expected to keep levels high into Thursday. The level in Naburn will remain high through Thursday. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message with the latest forecast information. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 04:25
River Ouse
Levels on the River Ouse are continuing to rise in response to recent rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments. The river levels at York and Naburn are expected to continue to rise as a result of rain forecast to pass across the catchment, and are expected to peak late on Wednesday. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message with the latest forecast information. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Jan 2018 22:10
River Ouse
This flood warning has been issued in response to rising levels on the River Ouse due to rainfall and snowmelt in the upper catchment. The river level in York is expected to rise slowly overnight and is currently forecast to reach 2.5m in the early hours of Wednesday and continue to rise during the day. Levels at Naburn are expected to rise slowly with potential impacts on Wednesday morning. Further rainfall is forecast to pass over the area which is likely to keep levels high. We will continue to monitor the situation. Updates to river levels can be found on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Jan 2018 11:16
River Ouse
The Flood Warning remains in force although levels on the River Ouse in York have now peaked. The river level in York is currently 2.57 metres and falling. The upstream level at Naburn lock is 2.25 metres and falling. No significant rainfall is forecast in the upper catchments over the next couple of days, however river levels are likely to remain high for the next few days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Jan 2018 18:42
River Ouse
The Flood Warning remains in force although levels on the River Ouse in York have now peaked. The river level in York is currently 2.98 metres and beginning to fall slowly, and the upstream level at Naburn lock is 2.57 metres. Astronomic tide levels downstream of Naburn on the tidal section of the River Ouse are currently high but will begin to fall away later in the week. No significant rainfall is forecast in the upper catchments over the next couple of days, however river levels upstream of York remain high as peak levels move through the systems. River levels are likely to remain high for the next few days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Jan 2018 10:57
River Ouse
This Flood Warning remains in force as the River Ouse continues to rise slowly following recent rainfall upstream of York. The River Ouse in York at the Viking Recorder is currently 3.01 metres and the upstream level at Naburn lock is 2.55 metres. Levels are expected to peak in York at approximately 3.1 metres on Friday. Astronomic tide levels downstream of Naburn on the tidal section of the River Ouse are currently high but will begin to fall away later in the week. No significant rainfall is forecast in the upper catchments over the next couple of days, however river levels upstream of York remain high as peak levels move through the systems. River levels are likely to remain high for the next few days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Jan 2018 18:45
River Ouse
This Flood Warning has been issued as the River Ouse is rising following recent rainfall upstream of York. The River Ouse in York at the Viking Recorder is currently 2.92 metres and the upstream level at Naburn lock is 2.53 metres. Levels are forecast to continue to rise slowly overnight and into tomorrow. Astronomic tide levels downstream of Naburn on the tidal section of the River Ouse are currently high but will begin to fall away later in the week. River levels are likely to remain high for the next few days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Jan 2018 22:04
River Ouse
This Flood Warning has been issued as the River Ouse is rising following recent rainfall upstream of York. The River Ouse in York at the Viking Recorder is currently 2.3 metres and the upstream level at Naburn lock is 1.94 metres. Levels are forecast to rise slowly overnight and into tomorrow. Astronomic tide levels downstream of Naburn on the tidal section of the River Ouse are currently high but will begin to fall away later in the week. River levels are likely to remain high for the next few days. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Nov 2017 20:21
River Ouse
This warning remains in force as river levels are still high after heavy rainfall on Wednesday in the Yorkshire Dales. The River Ouse in York is currently at a level of 2.78m and is falling slowly. The current level upstream of the weir at Naburn is 2.4m and is starting to fall. The current level downstream of the weir at Naburn is 7.3m and this is also starting to fall slowly. No significant further rainfall is expected, but we will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if forecasts change.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Nov 2017 14:12
River Ouse
This warning remains in force as river levels are still high after heavy rainfall on Wednesday in the Yorkshire Dales. The River Ouse in York is currently at a level of 2.95m and is starting to fall slowly. The current level upstream of the weir at Naburn is 2.5m and it will remain at around this level into the night before starting to fall tomorrow. The current level downstream of the weir at Naburn is 7.4m and this will also not fall significantly until Saturday. No significant further rainfall is expected, but we will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if forecasts change.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Nov 2017 08:08
River Ouse
This warning remains in force in response to heavy rainfall on Wednesday in the Yorkshire Dales. The level of the River Ouse in York is currently 3.0m and has peaked. The current level upstream of the weir at Naburn is 2.5m and no further rise is expected. The current level downstream of the weir at Naburn is 7.4m and not expected to rise significantly above this on Friday. Levels at Selby are within the normal tidal range. No significant further rainfall is expected, and we expect river levels to start falling later on Friday. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if forecasts change.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Nov 2017 20:46
River Ouse
This warning remains in force in response to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The level of the River Ouse in York is currently 2.7m and rising steadily. We currently expect a peak level in York around 3.1m to be reached during early hours of Friday morning, with levels remaining high on Friday. The current level upstream of the weir at Naburn is 2.2m and this will rise slowly overnight to an expected peak of around 2.6m. The current level downstream of the weir at Naburn is 7.0m and rising. Levels at Selby are within the normal tidal range. No significant further rainfall is expected, but we will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if forecasts change.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Nov 2017 17:31
River Ouse
This warning has been issued in response to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The level of the River Ouse in York is currently 2.5m and rising steadily. We currently expect a peak level in York of between 2.6m and 3m to be reached during early hours of Friday morning, with levels remaining high on Friday. The current level upstream of the weir at Naburn is 2.0m and this will rise slowly overnight. The current level downstream of the weir at Naburn is 6.8m and rising. Levels at Selby are within the normal tidal range. No significant further rainfall is expected, but we will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if forecasts change.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2017 12:27
River Ouse
The level at the York Viking recorder peaked around 2.9m (9 feet 4 inches) on Sunday morning. Levels will fall slowly during Sunday. The levels further downstream at Cawood and Selby are forecast to remain in the normal ranges for the time of year. The latest levels can be found in the flood warning information service section of the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2017 08:49
River Ouse
The level of the Ouse in York is expected to continue rising until mid-morning Sunday. The forecast for the York Viking recorder is to peak around 2.8m (9 feet 2 inches) at approximately 10am on Sunday morning. Levels will fall slowly during Sunday. The levels further downstream at Cawood and Selby are forecast to remain in the normal ranges for the time of year. The latest levels can be found in the flood warning information service section of the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Oct 2017 21:20
River Ouse
The level on the River Ouse has been rising throughout Saturday after rainfall on Friday over the Pennines and Dales. The level will continue to rise slowly overnight. The warning for Naburn is expected to be needed from the early hours of Sunday morning. The latest forecast peak for the York Viking Recorder is around 2.7m on Sunday morning. The latest levels can be found on the flood warning information service section of the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if more information becomes available.