Flood Warning Info - River Windrush at Witney and Ducklington

Area Description

River Windrush at Witney and Ducklington down to and including Hardwick.
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

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 7 Feb 2021 18:58
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high, but steady on the River Windrush. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. River levels are expected to fall over the coming days, but will remain high and sensitive to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Feb 2021 08:34
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Windrush. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. River levels will remain high for the coming days, we expect them to remain steady this morning, and then continue falling this afternoon and into the next few days. Water levels remain responsive to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 07/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Feb 2021 17:57
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Windrush. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. Further rain is forecast this evening and overnight, 06/02/2021. Tomorrow morning should then be mainly dry. River levels are expected to rise this evening and overnight in response to forecasted rain, although we do not expect levels to reach what we have seen last weekend. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 07/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Feb 2021 08:06
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but have been slowly falling on the River Windrush over the past few days. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. This morning will be mainly dry but we expect rain this afternoon and evening. River levels are expected to rise this evening and overnight in response to forecasted rain, although we do not expect levels to reach what we have seen last weekend. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening 06/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Feb 2021 19:38
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but slowly falling on the River Windrush as a result of rainfall over the past few days. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. River levels are expected to rise slightly this evening in response to yesterday's rain, although we do not expect levels to reach what we have seen last weekend. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Showers are forecast for this evening, 05/02/2021. These have the potential to be heavy at times. Tomorrow morning will be mainly dry, before further rainfall moves across the region in the afternoon. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, and activate any property flood protection products you may have. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Feb 2021 07:59
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Windrush as a result of rainfall over the past few days. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. River levels are expected to rise slightly this evening in response to yesterday's rain, although we do not expect levels to reach what we have seen last weekend. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Today we will see showers move in throughout the afternoon with further showers on Saturday afternoon. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 06/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 19:21
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Windrush as a result of rainfall over the past few days. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. Further showers are forecast this evening (04/02/2021). Tomorrow morning will be mainly dry before scattered showers move in throughout the afternoon. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 05/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 09:28
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Windrush as a result of rainfall over the past few days. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. The rain forecast is for a band of rain to pass over Thursday afternoon (4/2/21), followed by showers overnight and into Friday. We expect river levels to rise slighty in Witney tomorrow in response but do not expect this to cause further property flooding. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening 4/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 07:37
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Windrush as a result of rainfall over the past few days. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. Rain showers are forecast this afternoon (4/2/21). River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 4/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Feb 2021 19:20
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Windrush as a result of rainfall over the past few days. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. This evening and overnight is forecast to be dry. Showers are forecast tomorrrow afternoon (4/2/21), but this is not expected to greatly impact river levels. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 4/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Feb 2021 08:42
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Windrush as a result of rainfall over the past few days. Flooding of property is not expected to become more extensive. There is a chance of heavy showers this afternoon, (3/2/21) but this is not expected to greatly impact river levels. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 3/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Feb 2021 20:21
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Windrush as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is possible, especially in the Witney area. There is a chance of showers overnight and tomorrow, (3/2/21). We expect river levels to remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 3/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Feb 2021 10:17
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high, but are continuing to fall, on the River Windrush upstream of Bridge Street in Witney. The forecast is largely dry today, with further rain forecast overnight and into tomorrow (2/2/21). We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 2/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 20:41
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high particularly between Witney and Ducklington, but levels are beginning to fall upstream of Bridge Street. Flooding of property is possible today (1/2/21) and tomorrow. The forecast is for overnight showers tonight (1/2/21) and tomorrow morning. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 2/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 11:29
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high, but are beginning to fall, on the River Windrush as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is possible today 1/2/21, especially in the Witney area. The forecast is largely dry today, with further rain forecast overnight and into tomorrow (2/2/21). We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 1/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 21:02
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Windrush as a result of previous heavy rainfall. flooding of property is expected overnight 31/1/21, especially in the Witney area. The forecast is largely dry, with further rain forecast next week. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 1/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 11:41
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high on the River Windrush as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Therefore, flooding of property is possible today 31/01/21, especially in the Witney area. No further rainfall is forecast this weekend. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 31/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 20:27
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels are forecast to rise on the River Windrush as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Therefore, flooding of property is possible tomorrow morning 30/01/21, especially in the Witney area. Levels are not forecast to reach as high as Christmas 2020. No further rainfall is forecast this weekend. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 31/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 09:17
River Windrush
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are now falling slowly on the River Windrush following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Existing property flooding may continue. The forecast for today (29/12/20) is for rain showers. We expect river levels to slowly fall over the coming days, but levels may respond to any further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid contact with floodwater, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 29/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 18:26
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels are rising slowly on the River Windrush as a result of previous heavy rain, but are not expected to reach levels which would cause further property flooding. The risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Witney closest to the river. Overnight is forecast to be mainly dry, but with the possibility of isolated showers. We expect river levels to slowly fall over the coming days, but levels may respond to any further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid contact with floodwater, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 09:10
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels are rising slowly on the River Windrush as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Whitney closest to the river. Scattered showers are forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to slowly fall over the coming days, but levels may respond to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid contact with floodwater, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 28/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 19:10
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Windrush as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Whitney close to the river. Scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high, but slowly fall over the coming days. Levels may respond to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid contact with floodwater, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 10:03
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising on the River Windrush as a result of heavy rain overnight. Therefore, flooding of property is possible later this morning 27/12/20, especially in Whitney in areas close to the river. Some scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid contact with flood water, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 27/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 16:57
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are steadily falling on the River Windrush, as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding is expected to continue tonight (26/12/20), especially in areas of Witney closest to the river. A further band of rain is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to continue to fall, but levels may respond to further forecast rain over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid contact with flood water, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 08:16
River Windrush
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high but are receding steadily on the River Windrush following heavy rainfall and water moving downstream. Flooding of property remains possible today, especially in the areas of Witney closest to the river. Showers are forecast during the day today (26/12/20), with a heavy band of rain moving through tonight. We expect river levels to continue to fall steadily today. River levels may respond again to forecast rain over the coming days. Currently this further response is not expected to reach the property flooding threshold. We are closely monitoring the situation and will keep this message updated. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 19:11
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are receding on the River Windrush following heavy rainfall and water moving downstream. Flooding of property is expected to continue overnight (25/12/20), especially in the areas of Witney closest to the river. No rainfall is forecast overnight (25/12/20). Showers are forecast during the day tomorrow, with a heavy band of rain moving through tomorrow night. We expect river levels to continue to fall steadily overnight. River levels may respond again to forecast rain over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 07:19
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen rapidly and now starting to recede on the River Windrush as a result of heavy rainfall and water moving downstream. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue throughout today (25/12/20), especially in the areas of Witney closest to the river. No further rainfall is forecast today, with further rain forecast late tomorrow. We expect river levels to continue to fall fairly steadily through today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 19:17
River Windrush
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Windrush as a result of yesterday's heavy rainfall and water moving downstream. Therefore, flooding of property is imminent, especially in the areas of Witney closest to the river. No further rainfall is forecast in the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to stabilise within the next few hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.