Flood Warning Info - River Don at Kilnhurst - Hooton Road

Area Description

Kilnhurst including Hooton Road.
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.

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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


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 05:35
River Don
We currently expect levels on the River Don at Kilnhurst to continue to fall over the course of Monday morning and into the afternoon (17th February) and Kilnhurst Washlands have drained steadily over the course of the night. Scattered showers are forecast for the first half of the week, however we do not currently anticipate a further significant river level response from these, allowing levels to continue to fall. However, we will continue to monitor the situation closely from our Leeds incident room which remains open. We are closely monitoring the situation from our Leeds incident room which remains open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near watercourses, which may be flooded and please put your flood plan into action. See the GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast and the Met Office for weather forecasts. This message will be updated by 13:30 on 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 21:09
River Don
Levels on the River Don at Kilnhurst peaked at 3pm today, 16/02/20, but remain elevated and will remain high throughout tonight and into tomorrow. Kilnhurst Washlands are beginning to drain. Consequently, the risk of flooding of property, roads and farmland remains. The area most at risk is Hooton Road. We are closely monitoring the situation from our Leeds incident room which remains open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near watercourses, which may be flooded and please put your flood plan into action. See the GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast and the Met Office for weather forecasts. This message will be updated by 05:30 on 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 13:26
River Don
Levels on the River Don at Kilnhurst remain elevated and are likely to remain high throughout today although levels on the River Don upstream have now peaked. Kilnhurst Washlands are filling. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected today, 16/02/20. The area most at risk is Hooton Road. We are closely monitoring the situation from our Leeds incident room which remains open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near watercourses, which may be flooded and please put your flood plan into action. See the GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast and the Met Office for weather forecasts. This message will be updated by 21:30 on 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 04:25
River Don
River levels have risen rapidly as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected today, 16/02/20. The area most at risk is Hooton Road. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high during Sunday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please put your flood plan into action. This message will be updated by 12:20 on 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Nov 2019 20:11
River Don
River levels have risen as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall today. Consequently, flooding of property and roads across Kilnhurst is expected this evening, 07/11/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high until 09:00 on 08/11/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our incident room is open. Please put your flood plan into action and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.