Flood Warning Info - River Thames and tributaries at Wolvercote in Oxford

Area Description

River Thames and tributaries at Wolvercote in Oxford.
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 8 Feb 2021 09:28
River Thames
Property flooding is possible Water levels are high but stable on the River Thames. Property flooding is possible, especially in the Wolvercote area, but not expected to become more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. We forecast that water levels will be mainly steady, however they will rise slightly (by a couple of centimetres) over the next day or two, we do not expect this to cause further property flooding. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days and weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this afternoon, 08/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Feb 2021 19:09
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. Water levels are high but stable on the River Thames. Property flooding is possible, especially in the Wolvercote area, but not expected to become more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with little rain. We forecast that water levels will be mainly steady but will rise slightly (by a couple of cm) over the next day or two. We do not expect this to cause further property flooding. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days/weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 08:53
River Thames
Property flooding is possible Water levels are very high on the River Thames. Property flooding is possible, especially in the Wolvercote area, but not expected to become more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. We forecast that water levels will be mainly steady, however they will rise slightly (a couple of centimetres) over the next day or two, we do not expect this to cause further property flooding. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days and weeks. We are monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Feb 2021 18:15
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. Water levels are very high on the River Thames. Property flooding is possible especially in the Wolvercote area but is not expected to become more extensive. Further rain is forecast this evening and overnight 06/02/2021. Tomorrow morning should be mainly dry. We forecast water levels will be mainly steady but will rise slightly (by a couple of cm) over the next few days. We do not expect this to cause further property flooding. Levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days/weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 08:32
River Thames
Property flooding is possible Water levels are very high on the River Thames. Property flooding is possible, especially in the Wolvercote area, but not expected to become more extensive. This morning will be mainly dry, but we expect rain this afternoon and evening. We forecast that water levels will be mainly steady, but will rise slightly (a couple of centimetres) over the next few days, we do not expect this to cause further property flooding. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days and weeks. We are monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 Thames
Property flooding is possible Water levels are very high on the River Thames. Property flooding is possible, especially in the Wolvercote area, but not expected to become more extensive. 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. We forecast that water levels will be mainly steady, however will rise slightly (couple of cm) over the next few days. We do not expect this to cause further property flooding. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days/weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 08:28
River Thames
Property flooding is possible Water levels are very high on the River Thames. Property flooding is possible, especially in Wolvercote, but not expected to become more extensive. Today we will see showers throughout the afternoon, and we will see further showers on Saturday afternoon. We forecast that water levels will be mainly steady, however they will rise slightly (a couple of centimetres) over the next few days, we do not expect this to cause further property flooding. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days and weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 05/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 20:09
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially in the Wolvercote area, but 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. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 08:01
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially in the Wolvercote area, but not expected to become more extensive. Rain showers are forecast this afternoon (4/2/21), but they are not expected to greatly impact river levels. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 19:57
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially in the Wolvercote area. This evening and overnight is forecast to be dry. Showers are forecast tomorrrow afternoon (4/2/21), but these are 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 operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 09:28
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially in the Wolvercote area. Heavy rain showers are possible this afternoon, (3/2/21) but these are not expected to greatly impact water levels. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially in the Wolvercote area. There is a chance of showers overnight and tomorrow, (3/2/21). We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 11:44
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high, but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is possible today, 2/2/21, especially in the Wolvercote area. The forecast is largely dry today (2/2/21) with a chance of some showers this afternoon and overnight. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 19:02
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady, on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is possible this evening, 1/2/21, especially in the Wolvercote area. We are not expecting levels to rise much over current levels. The forecast is for showers 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 operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 07:43
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high, but steady, on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is possible today 1/2/21, especially in the Wolvercote area. We are not expecting levels to rise much over current levels. 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 operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 1 Jan 2021 18:39
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are high but have stabilised and are now falling slowly on the River Thames. The forecast for this evening (1/1/21) and tomorrow remains dry. Some rain showers are possible on Sunday and into the start of next week. We expect river levels to start to fall slowly over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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, 2/1/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Jan 2021 08:58
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are high but have stabilised on the River Thames following previous heavy rain. The forecast for today (1/1/21) and tomorrow remains dry. Some rain showers are possible on Sunday. We expect river levels to start to fall slowly over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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, 1/1/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Dec 2020 19:57
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are high but have stabilised on the River Thames following previous heavy rain. The forecast for this evening (31/12/20), tomorrow and into the weekend remains dry. We expect river levels to start to fall slowly over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 , 1/1/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Dec 2020 08:50
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are high but have stabilised on the River Thames following previous heavy rain. The forecast for today (31/12/20) is mainly dry. We expect river levels to start to fall slowly over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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, 31/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Dec 2020 18:01
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but have stabilised on the River Thames following previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Wolvercote closest to the river. The forecast for overnight is mainly dry. We expect river levels to remain high for the next two days before starting to fall slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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, 31/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Dec 2020 09:12
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but have stabilised on the River Thames following previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Wolvercote closest to the river. The forecast for today (30/12/20) is mainly dry. We expect river levels to remain high for the next two days before starting to fall slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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, 30/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 18:16
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high and continue to rise slowly on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Wolvercote closest to the river. The forecast for overnight is mainly dry. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly over the next day before starting to fall slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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, 30/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 09:16
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high and continue to rise slowly on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Wolvercote closest to the river. The forecast for today (29/12/20) is for rain showers. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly over the next two days before starting to fall slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 18:44
River Thames
Property flooding is expected River levels are high and continue to rise slowly on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Wolvercote closest to the river. Overnight is forecast to be mainly dry, but with the possibility of isolated showers. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly over the next three days before starting to fall slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 10:31
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Wolvercote closest to the river. Scattered showers are forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 19:21
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Wolvercote closest to the river. 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. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 12:08
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of heavy rain overnight. Flooding continues, especially in areas of Wolvercote closest to the river. 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. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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, 27/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 17:07
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high but are slowly falling on the River Thames, as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding is possible tonight (26/12/20), especially in areas of Wolvercote 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 08:15
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but slowly falling on the River Thames following heavy rainfall and water moving downstream. Flooding of property remains possible today (26/12/20), especially in areas closest the river around Wolvercote. Showers are forecast during the day today (16/12/20), with a heavy band of rain moving through tonight. Levels are expected to remain high over the coming days, and may rise in response to forecast rainfall and water moving downstream. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please 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 thise evening, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 19:10
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall and water moving downstream. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue overnight (25/12/20), especially in areas closest to the river around Wolvercote. 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 are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please 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, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 05:40
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are continuing to steadily rise on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall and water moving downstream. Therefore, flooding of property is imminent, especially in areas closest the river around Wolvercote. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, however we expect river levels to continue to steadily climb through much of today (25/12/20) before levelling off. Levels are not expected to reach as high as in July 2007. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 this evening, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.