Weather warnings

The Met Office provides the weather forecasts for TV and radio.  It also issues severe weather warnings. Visit the Met Office website or Met Office Twitter for the latest updates.

Service disruptions

From time to time some of our services are disrupted. This may be down to severe weather or staffing issues. We always try to keep this to an absolute minimum.  Get the latest updates on the Council Twitter or Council Facebook page.

Tune in to local radio

Weather warnings and emergency information will also be broadcast on local radio - tune in to:

  • BBC Radio Nottingham - 103.8 and 95.5 FM
  • Radio Newark on DAB
  • Lincs FM - 102.2 FM

Advice from Nottinghamshire County Council

The Nottinghamshire County Council website provides useful information on:

The County Council have also launched a new service where you can receive regular updates about its services and events straight into your inbox. Sign up for Nottinghamshire news.

Roads and travel during bad weather

Nottinghamshire County Council is the local highways authority. You can report a flooded road or drainage problem online. If you think lives are endangered then call 999.

Find out about current road closures and disruptions locally on the Nottinghamshire County Council website or tune into Radio Newark for the latest travel news.


Gritting is the responsibility of Nottinghamshire County Council.

You can keep up-to-date with where the gritters have been using the interactive map or by following Notts County Council on Twitter, using #grittertwitter to trace their movements.


Flooding is a particular problem in our area with one in six properties in Newark and Sherwood is at risk. Find out more about being prepared and coping with flooding on our website.