Brazos River / Weather Outlook

The Brazos River in Richmond is currently at Gage Elevation 32.14 feet (Action Flood Stage) and is forecasted remain in Action Stage into next week.

This Week

Overnight portions of the Brazos River Watershed received between 1 to 3 inches of rainfall. Based on the rainfall received, we will continue to remain in Acton Stage at the Richmond Gage for an extended period of time. After today, our rain chances diminish with partly cloudy skies and increasingly warmer temperatures throughout the remainder of the week. Rain chances could return the weekend; however, rainfall amounts vary between the various forecasts. The current Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) prepared by NOAA is showing less than 0.5 inches over the next 7 days for most of the lower Brazos River Watershed, including Fort Bend County.

Reservoir Status

Below is a summary of the current Reservoir Status.