flood warning information service

Current River Level:  5.806m, falling

Current level recorded at 2:00pm, Friday 13th March GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.022m
(recorded at 1:45pm, Friday 13th March GMT)

Short-term forecast: rising, peak of 6.18 expected at 3:15pm, Friday 13th March

Flood alert in force now

We have taken the decision to sandbag the flood defences in Cawood as a precaution and our staff are on the ground.

Tidal River Ouse from Naburn Lock to Selby

Flooding is possible – be prepared

This flood alert remains in force as a result of high spring tides and high levels on the river Ouse. Consequently, water levels around high tides today 13/03/2020, have the potential to cause flooding along low lying land and roads. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please use the website for current levels. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.

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Cawood Parish Council