Flood Warning Info - River Foss upstream of Yearsley Baths to Strensall - riverside properties only

Area Description

Riverside and low-lying homes and businesses close to the River Foss from Strensall to Yearsley Baths.
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

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 01:58
River Foss
River levels have risen on the River Foss as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Levels at Huntington and upstream remain high. The current level of the River Foss at Huntington is 2.4m and little further rise is expected. Particular areas at risk include Waterdale Park. The Foss Barrier is in operation and we are continuing to pump water into the Ouse. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 10am on Sunday or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 18:07
River Foss
River levels have risen on the river Foss as a result of heavy rainfall overnight and this morning. Levels at Huntington and upstream remain high. Levels are expected to peak at 2.5m at Huntington overnight tonight 26/10/19. Particular areas at risk include Waterdale Park. The Foss barrier is in operation and we are continuing to pump water into the Ouse. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.