Flood Warning Info - River Sow at Stafford

Area Description

River Sow at Stafford from Tillington to Kingston.
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 27 Oct 2019 17:33
River Sow
River levels are falling but remain high today Sunday (27/10/2019) at the Broadeye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. No further rainfall is forecast this weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. There is no further rainfall forecast for the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 11:09
River Sow
River levels remain high at the Broadeye Bridge river gauge following heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains a possibility. No further rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 00:57
River Sow
River levels have risen at the Broadeye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible overnight. No further rainfall is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.