Flood Warning Info - River Avon at Warwick

Area Description

River Avon at Warwick including Emscote Road, Mill House Close, Grange Close, Bridge Street, Mercia Way, Field Close, Rich Close, Frances Avenue, St Nicholas Park, Mill Street and Bridge End.
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 25 Dec 2020 11:30
River Avon
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Warwick river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on Wednesday 23/12/20. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. No further rainfall is forecast today. 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 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 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 19:33
River Avon
River levels have risen at the Warwick river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall received upstream in the past 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin between 21:00 hrs today Thursday 24/12/20 until 09:00 hrs tomorrow, Friday 25/12/20. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hrs. However, we expect river levels to keep rising as flows move downstream over the next 6 hours, before the river levels start falling starting from 03:00hrs, on 25/12/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and move family, pets, possessions, valuables and cars to safety. Take photographs of any flood damage and contact your insurance company if you've been flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 08:46
River Avon
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Warwick river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of property, roads and farmland flooding remains. The weather outlook is improving and further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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 avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 02:14
River Avon
River levels remain high at the Warwick river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of property, roads and farmland flooding remains. The weather outlook is improving and no further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. 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 avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 15:16
River Avon
River levels are high but steady at the Warwick river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to begin falling this evening, Friday 15/11/19. 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 avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 08:05
River Avon
River levels have risen at the Warwick river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected later today, 15/11/19. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. 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.