Flood Alert Info - River Foss

Area Description

Land adjacent to the river Foss from Stillington to the River Ouse in York, including the Huntington Road area in York.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Alert.
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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 04:08
River Foss, Tang Hall Beck, Osbaldwick Beck, Tanghall Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Foss following recent rainfall. Levels are continuing to rise slowly through the catchment, and are expected to peak later on Tuesday morning. No further significant rainfall is expected. The Foss Barrier is currently not in use, but it is anticipated to be in use later on Tuesday morning. The latest 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 Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:13
River Foss, Tang Hall Beck, Osbaldwick Beck, Tanghall Beck
This alert has been issued in response to rainfall during Monday 2nd April. Rainfall upstream in the catchment is causing levels to rise as water makes its way downstream. The level at Huntington is rising, and is expected to reach around 2.5m overnight. The Foss Barrier is not currently in use as the levels in the River Ouse are not high enough to require its use, however screens are being cleared in the area. The latest 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 Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 20:34
River Foss, Tang Hall Beck, Osbaldwick Beck, Tanghall Beck
This flood alert has been issued in response to rising river levels on the River Foss in the Huntington area due to persistent rain throughout the day. River levels are currently at 2.2m and forecast to peak at around 2.3m at 10pm on Monday 12th March 2018. 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. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.