Flood Warning Info - River Aire at Gargrave

Area Description

Gargrave downstream of River Place through the village including the Johnson and Johnson Site, Middle Green, Gargrave Bridge, High Green, Walton Avenue, Riversway and High Mill Cottages on Marton Road.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 06:25
River Aire
River levels rose as a result of heavy showers on Friday evening, 21/02/20. River levels are gradually falling throughout today, 22/02/20. Further showers are currently forecast through the early hours of this morning. Areas most at risk are upstream of Gargrave Bridge, the centre of Gargrave along the main road, the industrial site and farm land and properties near to Mill Lane. We are closely monitoring the situation from our incident room. Please put your flood plan into action and see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid contact with flood water. We will update this message by 14:30 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 22:57
River Aire
River levels have risen as a result of heavy showers this evening, 21/02/20. Rainfall is forecast to continue throughout the night and as such we expect river levels to remain high into Saturday, 22/02/20. River levels are expected to peak soon after midnight. Further showers are currently forecast through the early hours of Saturday morning. Areas most at risk are upstream of Gargrave Bridge, the centre of Gargrave along the main road, the industrail site and farm land and properties near to Mill Lane. We are closely monitoring the situation from our incident room. Please put your flood plan into action and see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid contact with flood water. We will update this message by 07:00 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 02:42
River Aire
River levels remain high as a result of Storm Ciara but are beginning to fall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Further scattered rainfall is forecast overnight and into Monday, however, we do not anticipate any further significant river response. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation from our incident room. Please put your flood plan into action and see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10.40am on 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 11:24
River Aire
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight and this morning, 09/02/20, due to Storm Ciara. A further heavy band of rain is causing the river to continue to rise and we may already be seeing flood impacts in the area. Property flooding is possible over the next hour today, 09/02/20. Areas most at risk are upstream of Gargrave Bridge, the centre of Gargrave along the main road, the industrail site and farm land and properties near to Mill Lane. We expect river levels to continue to rise until the early afternoon today, when the rain is forecast to ease into a pattern of showers. We are closely monitoring the situation from our incident room. Please put your flood plan into action and see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid contact with flood water. We will update this message by 19:20 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.