Flood Alert Info - River Stour in Worcestershire

Area Description

River Stour and it's tributaries.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

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Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 07:46
River Stour
This flood alert remains in force as localised thunderstorms are expected during Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. Saturday's forecast is for scattered showers but there is a risk in some locations of thunderstorms occurring in the early part of the day, the overall outlook for the next couple of days is for improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 19:09
River Stour
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast overnight on Friday and into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 16:51
River Stour
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 27 May 2018 18:12
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Stourton, Puxton, and Kidderminster (delete as needed). {Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations.} This message will be updated by 8 am Monday 28 May or if the situation changes. At 6 pm today the level at the Stourton Gauge was 0.68 metres and rising. the level at the Puxton Gauge was 1.26 metres and rising. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.28 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.4 and 1.8 metres is expected to occur to night.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 16:34
River Stour
Heavy rainfall is causing further river level rises. This message contains gauge information for Stourton, Puxton and Kidderminster. This message will be updated by 11 am on Tuesday or if the situation changes. At 4pm on Monday; the level at the Stourton Gauge was 1.38 metres and steady. A peak level of between 1.4 and 1.7 metres is currently occurring. the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.02 metres and rising slowly. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.5 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.4 and 1.7 metres is expected to occur overnight on Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:42
River Stour
Heavy rainfall Sunday night into Monday is causing further river level rises. This message contains gauge information for Stourton, Puxton and Kidderminster. This message will be updated by 5 pm on Monday or if the situation changes. At 8:30 am today; the level at the Stourton Gauge was 1.07 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.6 and 2 metres is expected to occur Monday morning. the level at the Puxton Gauge was 1.61 metres and rising. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.30 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.4 and 1.7 metres is expected to occur Monday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 17:12
River Stour
River levels have reached their highest following rainfall on Friday and Saturday. Heavy rainfall Sunday night into Monday is expected to lead to further river level rises. This message contains gauge information for Stourton, Puxton and Kidderminster. This message will be updated by 10 am on Monday or if the situation changes. At 4 pm today; the level at the Stourton Gauge was 0.36 metres and currently falling. A peak level of between 1.6 and 2 metres is expected to occur Monday afternoon. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.17 metres and currently falling. A peak level of between 1.5 and 1.8 metres is expected to occur Monday evening. the level at the Puxton Gauge was 1.42 metres and currently falling.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 07:30
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 5pm on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 7:00 am today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 1.59 metres and falling. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.23 metres and falling. River levels have reached their highest and are now falling but further heavy rain is forecast Sunday night into Monday which is likely to lead to further river rises.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 15:23
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 3 pm today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.06 metres and steady. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.52 metres and steady. A peak level of 1.53 metres occurred this afternoon. Further heavy rain is forecast Sunday night into Monday which is likely to lead to further river rises


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 09:12
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 4 pm today or if the situation changes. At 9 am today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.06 metres and rising. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.53 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.55 and 1.7 metres is expected to occur this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 19:57
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton, and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. River levels are expected to remain high overnight. This message will be updated by 8 am Thursday 28th December 2017 or if the situation changes. At 7 pm today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.23 metres and falling slowly. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.57 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 16:11
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton, and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. River levels are currently rising at the Puxton and Kidderminster Gauges following overnight rainfall. This message will be updated by 9:00 pm today or if the situation changes. At 3 pm today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.25 metres and rising slowly. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.57 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.55 and 1.65 metres is expected to occur this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 13:56
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton, and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. River levels are currently rising at the Puxton and Kidderminster Gauges following overnight rainfall. This message will be updated by 5:00 pm or if the situation changes. At 1 pm today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.21 metres and rising slowly. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.55 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.55 and 1.65 metres is expected to occur this evening.