Flood Warning Info - River Stour at Stourbridge

Area Description

River Stour at Stourbrigde Town Centre, Amblecote and Prestwood..
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 16 Feb 2020 11:17
River Stour
River levels are high but steady at the Stourbridge river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties around Prestwood, Bells Mill, Rushall Close, Morrow Way, Bradley Road, Canal Street and Mill Race Lane Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 03:17
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Stourbridge river gauge as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. Consequently, the flooding of property is expected imminently. Further, potentially heavy, rainfall is forecast through to midday (16/02/20). 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 in the morning, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 02:01
River Stour
River levels previously rose in the Stourbridge area due to heavy rainfall on 14 November 2019, which resulted in the potential flooding of property, roads and farmland. These levels have now fallen however, and the weather outlook is improving. At this time, we are not expecting any further flooding but continue to monitor the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please stay aware in case any further warnings are issued and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may still be flooded. This message will be updated later this morning, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 15:38
River Stour
River levels are rising at the Stourbridge river gauge as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall today (14/11/2019). Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible this evening, 14/11/19. Flooding is affecting properties around Prestwood, Bells Mill, Rushall Close, Morrow Way, Bradley Road, Canal Street and Mill Race Lane. Further light rainfall is forecast this evening, then. We expect river levels to begin falling over night. 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, 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jul 2019 19:57
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Prestwood river gauge as a result of persisent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible imminently. Flooding is affecting properties around Prestwood, Bells Mill, Rushall Close, Morrow Way, Bradley Road, Canal Street and Mill Race Lane. We expect river levels to rise overnight. 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 stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.