Flood Warning Info - River Ouse at York - Clifton

Area Description

St. Peter's School, Clifton Green Area, Water Lane.
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 22 Jan 2021 18:11
River Ouse
This flood warning remains in force due to high river levels. Levels in York peaked earlier today, and the level of the River Ouse at York Viking recorder this evening, Friday 21/01/21 is now 4.45m and falling slowly. Levels on the Ouse will remain high, and are expected to remain high throughout the weekend. No further significant rainfall is expected in the next 24 hours, and we currently expect the river to continue to fall slowly over the weekend. The Foss Barrier is in operation and flood gates are closed. Flood defences are being operated as required. Please avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water and visit the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 22 Jan 2021 10:55
River Ouse
The flood warning for the River Ouse at York – Clifton remains in force. The level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is now 4.6m and expected to peak up to 4.7m today, 22/01/2021. No further significant rainfall is expected in the next 24 hours, but river levels will remain high throughout the weekend. York Burdyke Pumping Station is in operation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths, and do not walk, cycle or drive through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message on Friday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Jan 2021 03:04
River Ouse
The flood warning for the River Ouse at York – Clifton remains in force. The level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is now 4.6m and expected to peak at about 4.7m in the early hours of Friday morning, 22/01/2021. No further significant rainfall is expected in the next 24 hours, but river levels will remain high overnight and into Friday. York Burdyke Pumping Station is in operation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths, and do not walk, cycle or drive through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message on Friday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 17:28
River Ouse
The flood warning for the River Ouse at York – Clifton remain in force. This warning has been issued in response to rising river levels on the River Ouse in York following prolonged rainfall. Levels are continuing to rise and will continue today, Thursday 21/01/2021. We expect the river Ouse to peak at 4.6 - 4.9m on Friday morning. No further significant rainfall is expected today. York Burdyke Pumping Station is in operation. Please prepare your property, avoid using low lying footpaths, and do not walk, cycle or drive through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 09:43
River Ouse
The flood warning for the River Ouse at York – Clifton remain in force. This warning has been issued in response to rising river levels on the River Ouse in York following prolonged rainfall. Levels are continuing to rise and will continue today, Thursday 21/01/2021. We expect the river Ouse to peak at 4.6 - 4.9m on Friday morning. No further significant rainfall is expected today. York Burdyke Pumping Station is in operation. Please prepare your property, avoid using low lying footpaths, and do not walk, cycle or drive through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 01:28
River Ouse
The flood warning for the River Ouse at York – Clifton is now in force. This warning has been issued in response to rising river levels on the River Ouse in York following prolonged rainfall. Levels are continuing to rise this evening, Wednesday 20/01/2021, and will continue to rise overnight and through tomorrow. We expect the river Ouse to peak at 4.4 - 4.8m on Thursday night. Please be aware that persistent and heavy rain is forecast until Thursday 21/01/2021. York Burdyke Pumping Station is in operation. Please prepare your property, avoid using low lying footpaths, and do not walk, cycle or drive through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message on Thursday morning 21/01/2021, or as the situation changes.