Flood Warning Info - River Avon at Stanford on Avon

Area Description

River Avon at Stanford on Avon including Stanford on Avon village.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 20:19
River Avon
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels are falling slowly, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 14:35
River Avon
River levels are rising at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to begin between 16:00 and 18:00 today, 16/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until later this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated this evening, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:42
River Avon
River levels have continued to rise at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of the heavy rainfall today, Friday 20 December 2019. Consequently, flooding of property is possible. No further heavy rainfall is forecast only showers this evening and over the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high and continue to rise with the rain today. The level at the Lilbourne river gauge is expected to peak at between 1.47 and 1.57 metres later on this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow, 21 December 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 13:35
River Avon
River levels are high but steady at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 02:43
River Avon
River levels remain high at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. The weather outlook is improving and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 16:36
River Avon
River levels have risen at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this evening/overnight, 14/11/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 01:35
River Avon
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is affecting properties, roads and farmland. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 12:18
River Avon
River levels are rising at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Flooding is expected to continue today 26/10/2019. Flood water could be deep and fast flowing water. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to rise until this evening 26/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2019 18:45
River Avon
River levels remain high at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall but have began to fall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of property, roads and farmland remains. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the evening and overnight on the 15/10/2019. We are expecting more rain over night into tomorrow 16/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning on 16/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2019 10:39
River Avon
River levels are high but steady at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Consequently, the risk of flooding of property, roads and farmland remains. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today and this evening on the 15/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening on 15/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2019 03:40
River Avon
River levels are forecast to rise at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this morning, 15/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Mar 2018 17:33
River Avon
Heavy showery banded rain has fallen in the catchment of the Upper Avon, Swift and Clay Coton Brook and scattered showers will continue for the rest of today, Saturday 31 March. River levels have reacted to the rain on an already saturated catchment and may continue to be high through to the early hours of tomorrow morning, Sunday 1 April 2018. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in all these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Mar 2018 05:37
River Avon
Heavy showery banded rain has fallen overnight in the catchment of the Upper Avon, River Swift and Clay Coton Brook. The River Avon is reacting to the rain on an already saturated catchment and is forecast to continue to rise through this morning, Saturday 31 March before starting to fall later today. Properties and low lying areas around Church Lane, Stanford upon Avon may flood from around 6.45 am today, Saturday 31st March. River levels will be at their highest between 9.30 am and 11.30 am. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in all these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes.