Flood Warning Info - River Severn at the Showground and The Quarry, Shrewsbury

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River Severn at the Showground and The Quarry, Shrewsbury.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 19 Mar 2019 19:27
River Severn
River levels remain high but are falling at the Welshbridge river gauge. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting offices at the showground and Gravel Hill Lane. Welshbridge gauge peaked at 3.9 m yesterday, 18/03/19. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until this tomorrow morning Wednesday, 19/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10:00 on 20/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Mar 2019 13:47
River Severn
River levels remain high but are falling at the Welshbridge river gauge. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting offices at the showground and Gravel Hill Lane. Welshbridge gauge peaked at 3.9 m yesterday, 18/03/19. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening, 19/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9 pm on 19/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Mar 2019 09:01
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting offices at the showground and Gravel Hill Lane. Welshbridge gauge peaked at 3.8 m yesterday evening, 18/03/19. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening, 19/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 14:00 on 19/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 19:22
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Welshbridge river gauge. The risk of flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect offices at the showground and Gravel Hill Lane. The peak at Welshbridge was 3.92m on Monday morning, 18/03/19. We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. This message will be updated Tuesday morning at 09:00, 19/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 12:52
River Severn
River levels continue to rise at the Welsh bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Welsh bridge is predicted to peak between 3.90 m to 4.00 m on Monday afternoon 18/03/19. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are manning defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 19:00 on Monday 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 07:33
River Severn
River levels continue to rise at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 3.90 m to 4.00 m on Monday 18/03/19 We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are manning defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1:00pm on Monday 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 16:38
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Shrewsbury to Upper Arley. Other locations that may be affected include Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge and Bridgnorth Gravel Hill Lane in Shrewsbury. Predicted Peaks:- Crew Green 6.20m to 6.30m on Sunday evening 17/03/19, Montford 6.1m to 6.3m on Sunday overnight 17/03/19, Welshbridge 4.1m to 4.3m on Monday 18/03/19, Buildwas 5.2m to 5.5m on Tuesday 19/03/19, Bridgnorth 4.1m to 4.5m on Tuesday 18/03/19 We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated at 8am tomorrow morning, 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 12:25
River Severn
River levels continue to rise at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.20m to 4.30m on Monday 18/03/19. We expect river levels to remain high until 18/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are manning defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 7:00pm on Sunday 17/03/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 08:06
River Severn
River levels continue to rise at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.20m to 4.40m on Monday 18/03/19 We expect river levels to remain high until 18/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are manning defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1:00pm on Sunday 17/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 17:57
River Severn
River levels continue to rise at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.00m to 4.50m on Monday 17/03/19 We expect river levels to remain high until 18/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8am on Sunday 17/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 13:01
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Shrewsbury to Upper Arley. Other locations that may be affected include Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge and Bridgnorth Gravel Hill Lane in Shrewsbury starts to flood. Predicted Peaks:- Crew Green 6.2m to 6.4m Sunday evening 17/03/19, Montford 6.1m to 6.5m on Sunday overnight 17/03/19, Welshbridge 4.1m to 4.6m Monday, 17/03/19, Buildwas 5.3m to 5.8m on Tuesday 19/03/19. We expect river levels to remain high until 19/03/19. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated at 19:00 today, 16/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 07:39
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Shrewsbury to Upper Arley. Other locations that may be affected include Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge and Bridgnorth Gravel Hill Lane in Shrewsbury starts to flood. Predicted Peaks:- Crew Green 6.2m to 6.4m Sunday evening 17/03/19, Montford 6.1m to 6.5m on Sunday overnight 17/03/19, Welshbridge 4.1m to 4.6m overnight Sunday 17/03/19, Buildwas 5.3m to 5.8m on Tuesday 19/03/19. We expect river levels to remain high until 19/03/19. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated at 13.00 today, 16/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Mar 2019 18:29
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Shrewsbury to Upper Arley. Other locations that may be affected include Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge and Bridgnorth Gravel Hill Lane in Shrewsbury starts to flood. Predicted Peaks:- Crew Green 6.0m to 6.2m Friday evening 15/03/19, Montford 6.2m to 6.3m on Sunday evening 17/03/19, Welshbridge 3.8m to 4.1m overnight Sunday 17/03/19, Buildwas 5.1m to 5.6m on Tuesday 19/03/19, Bridgnorth 3.3m to 3.5m on Sunday evening 17/03/19 We expect river levels to remain high until 17/03/19. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 36 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated at 08.00 tomorrow morning, 16/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Mar 2019 15:38
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting offices at the showground and Gravel Hill Lane. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated at 19:00 on 15/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 17:06
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for Welsh Bridge. This message will be updated 10 am Thursday or if the situation changes. At 5 pm today; the level at the Welsh Bridge Gauge was 2.94 metres and rising. A peak level of between 3.0 and 3.3 metres is expected to occur overnight. The following roads could be affected by flooding; Gravel Hill Lane. Sydney Avenue. Frankwell car park. The West Midlands Show Ground.