Flood Warning Info - River Wharfe at Addingham

Area Description

High Mill and Olicana Caravan Park, Low Mill Village.
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


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 06:50
River Wharfe
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the River Wharfe following rainfall on Friday night (21/02/20) and Saturday morning. The current level of the River Wharfe at Addingham is 3.5m and has begun to fall. Levels are expected to continue falling during Saturday (22/02/20). Areas of concern are High Mill, Olicana Caravan Park and Low Mill Village. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and river levels are expected to rise and fall. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 23:20
River Wharfe
This flood warning has been issued due to quickly rising river levels in response to rainfall on Friday (21/02/20). The current level of the River Wharfe at Addingham is 2m and rising and is expected to peak at a level of 2.5m by 3am on Saturday (22/02/20). Areas of concern are High Mill, Olicana Caravan Park and Low Mill Village. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and river levels are expected to rise and fall. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 22:59
River Wharfe
This flood warning remains in force for River Wharfe at Addingham due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels are now falling and returning to normal. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff are out clearing trash screens. We will update this in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 13:56
River Wharfe
We are issuing the flood warning for River Wharfe at Addingham due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds overnight on Saturday continuing into Sunday afternoon, 09/02/2020 are causing rivers and watercourses to rise. The level of the Wharfe at Addingham is now 2.45m and is forecast to continue to rise through Sunday afternoon, peaking at about 2.6m in the early evening. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff are out clearing trash screens. We will update this in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 03:11
River Wharfe
River levels rose as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday 16.03.19. The level at Addingham is falling and will continue to fall throughout Sunday morning. We expect to be able to remove this flood warning on the morning of Sunday 17.3.19. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 17:28
River Wharfe
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall and it is expected to continue raining throughout today (16.03.19). The level at Addingham is currently 2.2m and expected to peak around 2.5m around 18:00 today (16.03.19). Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Please consider activating local or property flood plans and stay away from fast moving water. Please avoid using low lying footpaths. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.