Flood Warning Info - River Ouse at Selby Dam

Area Description

Properties adjacent to Selby Dam.
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.

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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 26 Jan 2021 20:13
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to high levels on Selby Dam. Levels are falling slowly. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the pumping arrangements. Further unsettled weather is expected from Wednesday, 27/01/2021. Please avoid walking or driving through floodwater and visit the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in the morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Jan 2021 17:28
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to high levels on Selby Dam. Levels are falling slowly. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the pumping arrangements. Further unsettled weather is expected from Wednesday, 27/01/2021. Please avoid walking or driving through floodwater and visit the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated on Tuesday evening, 26/01/2021 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Jan 2021 08:16
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to high levels on Selby Dam following recent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph. Levels are falling slowly. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the pumping arrangements. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but further unsettled weather is expected from Wednesday, 27/01/2021. Please avoid walking or driving through floodwater and visit the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in the next 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Jan 2021 00:13
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to high levels on Selby Dam following recent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph. Levels are falling slowly. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the pumping arrangements. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but further unsettled weather is expected from Wednesday, 27/01/2021. Please avoid walking or driving through floodwater and visit the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in the next 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Jan 2021 17:05
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to high levels on Selby Dam following recent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph; levels are falling slowly. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the pumping arrangements. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but further unsettled weather is expected from Wednesday, 27/01/2021.Please avoid walking or driving through floodwater and visit the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in the next 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Jan 2021 08:00
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to high levels on Selby Dam following persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at full capacity at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but further unsettled weather is expected later this week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 25 Jan 2021 00:20
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to high levels on Selby Dam following persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at full capacity at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but further unsettled weather is expected later this week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 24 Jan 2021 16:27
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to rising levels on Selby Dam following persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at full capacity at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but further unsettled weather is expected next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 24 Jan 2021 08:27
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to rising levels on Selby Dam following persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at full capacity at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but further unsettled weather is expected next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 24 Jan 2021 00:45
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to rising levels on Selby Dam following persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at full capacity at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but further unsettled weather is expected next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 23 Jan 2021 17:28
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to rising levels on Selby Dam following persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at full capacity at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but further unsettled weather is expected next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 23 Jan 2021 10:01
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to rising levels on Selby Dam following persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at full capacity at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but further unsettled weather is expected next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 23 Jan 2021 02:37
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to rising levels on Selby Dam following persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at full capacity at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hrs but further unsettled weather is expected next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 22 Jan 2021 20:56
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force in response to rising levels on Selby Dam due to recent rainfall. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at full capacity at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the tomorrow, Saturday 23/01/21. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 22 Jan 2021 12:01
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This Flood Warning remains in force in response to rising levels on Selby Dam due to recent rainfall. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We are pumping at full capacity at Selby Dam pumping station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 03:50
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This Flood Warning has been issued in response to rising levels on Selby Dam due to recent rainfall. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We have teams on site at Selby Dam Pumping Station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 19:53
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This Flood Warning has been issued in response to rising levels on Selby Dam due to recent rainfall. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby. We have teams on site at Selby Dam Pumping Station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No further significant rainfall is forecast for today. Thursday 21/01/21 or tomorrow. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not 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 29 Oct 2019 09:46
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force as river levels on Selby Dam remain high as a result of rainfall over the last few days. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels remain high, but the pumping station is operational and levels are starting to fall slowly. Properties on Leeds Road are most at risk, where flooding of gardens is possible. The level at Selby Dam is currently 3.1m. We are monitoring the situation closely and the pumps are working normally. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2019 09:40
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force as river levels on Selby Dam have risen as a result of rainfall over the last few days. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels remain high, but the pumping station is operational and levels are starting to fall slowly. Properties on Leeds Road are most at risk, where flooding of gardens is possible. The level at Selby Dam is currently 3.1m. We are monitoring the situation closely and the pumps are working normally. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2019 01:25
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force as river levels on Selby Dam have risen as a result of rainfall over the last few days. No further rainfall is forecast and the pumping station is operational but river levels remain high. Properties on Leeds Road are most at risk, where flooding of gardens is likely. The level at Selby Dam is currently 3.2m. We are monitoring the situation closely and the pumps are working normally. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 17:33
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force as river levels on Selby Dam have risen as a result of rainfall over the last few days. No further rainfall is forecast and the pumping station is operational but river levels remain high. Properties on Leeds Road are most at risk, where flooding of gardens is likely. The level at Selby Dam is currently 3.31m. We are monitoring the situation closely and the pumps are working normally. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 09:35
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force as river levels on Selby Dam have risen as a result of rainfall over the last few days. No further rainfall is forecast and the pumping station is operational but river levels remain high. Properties on Leeds Road are most at risk, where flooding of gardens is likely. The level at Selby Dam is currently 3.37m. We are monitoring the situation closely and the pumps are working normally. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message by 6pm on Monday or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 01:43
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force as river levels on Selby Dam have risen as a result of rainfall over the last few days. No further rainfall is forecast and the pumping station is operational but river levels remain high. Properties on Leeds Road are most at risk, where flooding of gardens is likely. The level at Selby Dam is currently 3.37m. We are monitoring the situation closely and the pumps are working normally. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message by 10am on Monday 28/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 17:22
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force as River levels on Selby Dam have risen as a result of rainfall over the last few days. No further rainfall is forecast and the pumping station is operational but river levels remain high. Properties on Leeds road are most at risk, where flooding of gardens is likely. The level at Selby Dam is currently 3.35m. We have operatives on site and the pumps are working normally. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 09:34
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning remains in force as River levels on Selby Dam have risen as a result of rainfall over the last few days. No further rainfall is forecast and the pumping station is operational but river levels on Selby Dam are still rising slowly. Properties on Leeds road are most at risk, where flooding of gardens is likely. The level at Selby Dam is currently 3.2m. We have operatives on site and the pumps are working normally. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 21:59
River Ouse, Selby Dam
This flood warning has been issued as River levels on Selby Dam are rising as a result of rainfall over the last few days. No further rainfall is forecast and the pumping station is operational but river levels on Selby Dam are still rising slowly. Properties on Leeds road are most at risk, where flooding of gardens is likely. The level at Selby Dam is currently 2.9m. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as necessary.