Flood Warning Info - River Severn at Sutton Wharf

Area Description

River Severn at Sutton Wharf.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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

  • 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 28 Feb 2020 02:34
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Bridgnorth river gauge following persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. The Bridgnorth river gauge peaked at 5.20m midday, Wednesday 26/02/20. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, with heavier rainfall forecast for Friday and Saturday. River levels could rise again as a result of this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 11am Friday 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 19:12
River Severn
River levels remain high and falling at the Bridgnorth river gauge following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Bridgnorth peaked at 5.20m midday, Wednesday 26/02/20. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, with heavier rainfall forecast for Friday and Saturday morning. River levels could rise again as a result of this rainfall. We are continuing to monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 3am Friday, 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 09:42
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Bridgnorth peaked at 5.20m midday, Wednesday 26/02/20. The forecast remains unsettled over the next few days and over the weekend, which may cause river levels to remain high. We are continuing to monitor the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 7pm Thursday, 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 01:27
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Bridgnorth peaked at 5.19m midday, Wednesday 26/02/20. The forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, which may cause river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am Thursday, 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 21:13
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Bridgnorth peaked at 5.19m midday, Wednesday 26/02/20. The forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, which may cause river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2am Thursday, 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 17:59
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Bridgnorth peaked at 5.19m 12pm, 26/02/20. The forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, which may cause river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10pm Wednesday, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 13:47
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted peak at Bridgnorth 5.2m to 5.3m Wednesday afternoon, 26/02/20. The forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, which may cause river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm Wednesday, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 09:41
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted peak at Bridgnorth 5.2m to 5.3m Wednesday afternoon, 26/02/20. The forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, which may cause river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2pm Wednesday, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 01:50
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted peak at Bridgnorth 5.2m to 5.4m Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. The forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, which may cause river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am Wednesday, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 18:08
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted peak at Bridgnorth 5.2m to 5.4m Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. The forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, which may cause river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2am Wednesday, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 09:56
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted peak at Bridgnorth 5.0m to 5.3m Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on Tuesday, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 03:49
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted peak at Bridgnorth 5.0m to 5.3m Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Tuesday, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 19:28
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible to begin today, Monday 24/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted peak at Bridgnorth 5.0m to 5.3m Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 04:00am on 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 12:59
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bridgnorth river gauge over today as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible to begin today, 24/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted peak at Bridgnorth 4.8m to 5.2m Wednesday, 26/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 20:00 on 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 07:43
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible to begin between 15:00 and 17:00 today, 24/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted peak at Bridgnorth 4.7m to 5.1m Wednesday, 26/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 13:00 on 24/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 11:49
River Severn
This Flood Warning has been removed. River levels have now fallen below the flood risk threshold. The Flood Warning for the area has now been removed. However, a Flood Alert remains in force for the wider area, so flooding may still affect roads and low lying land. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We continue to monitor the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing debris from weed screens.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 03:47
River Severn
River levels are high but falling slowly at the Bridgnorth river gauge. Flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. The Bridgnorth gauge peaked at 5.04m on Tuesday night 18/02/20. Further rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours, consequently we expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by Midday on Thursday 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 19:48
River Severn
River levels are high but falling slowly at the Bridgnorth river gauge. Flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. The Bridgnorth gauge peaked at 5.04m on Tuesday night 18/02/20. Further rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours, consequently we expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4am on Thursday 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 12:27
River Severn
River levels are high but falling slowly at the Bridgnorth river gauge. Flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. The Bridgnorth gauge peaked at 5.04m on Tuesday night 18/02/20. Scattered showers are expected today with further prolonged rainfall forecast this afternoon and overnight 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8pm on Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 03:33
River Severn
River levels are peaking at the Bridgnorth river gauge following heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. The Bridgenorth gauge is peaking at 5.0m to 5.1m overnight Tuesday, 18/02/20. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 2pm on Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 21:28
River Severn
River levels are peaking at the Bridgnorth river gauge following heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. The Bridgenorth gauge is peaking at 5.0m tonight Tuesday, 18/02/20. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 6am on Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 13:49
River Severn
River levels are steadily rising at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted Peak at Bridgnorth: 5.1m to 5.3m on Tuesday evening, the 18/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 10pm on 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 04:00
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted Peak at Bridgnorth: 5m to 5.4m on Tuesday evening, the 18/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 2pm on 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 19:14
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected between 11pm and midnight tonight, the 17/02/20. Flooding will affect properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted Peak at Bridgnorth: 5.1m to 5.3m tomorrow afternoon the 18/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 4am on 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2019 07:58
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Bridgnorth gauge peaked at 4.72m Tuesday morning, 29/10/19. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high but fall slowly over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 4pm on 29/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 13:52
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin today. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Sutton Wharf. Predicted Peak at Bridgnorth 4.6m to 4.9m on Tuesday morning, 28/10/19. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking nearby defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 29/10/19, or as the situation changes.