Flood Warning Info - River Penk at Acton Bridge

Area Description

River Penk at Acton Bridge.
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:

Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jun 2019 04:52
River Penk
River levels are forecast to continue rising at the Penkridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall last night and as water travels down the river. Consequently, flooding of properties, roads and farmland is possible later this morning 14/06/2019. This is currently issued as a precaution based on the forecast. Flooding will affect properties around Acton Mill Bridge and Acton Gate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 14/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jun 2019 16:02
River Penk
River levels are forecast to continue rising at the Penkridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight and as water travels down the river. Consequently, flooding of properties, roads and farmland is possible later this afternoon 13/06/2019. This is currently issued as a precaution based on the forecast. Flooding will affect properties around Acton Mill Bridge and Acton Gate. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 13/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 May 2018 09:00
River Penk
This Flood Warning has been issued in response to the thunderstorms in your area over the previous 12 hours, which have resulted in the rapid rising of river levels and the rapid flooding of low lying land and roads. The river levels are continuing to rise and forecast to peak this morning but there may be isolated thunderstorms throughout the day. There is possibility of flooding at Acton Gate, Stafford. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, liaising with our professional partners, and have staff out checking for and clearing blockages. We will issue Updates, Flood Alerts and further Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.