Weekly Brazos River Outlook – Apr 17, 2023

The Brazos River in Richmond continues to fall from rainfall that occurred over the past couple of weeks. Currently, the Brazos River is at Gage Elevation 12.39 and is expected to fall around Gage Elevation 10 by the weekend. The NWS Forecast is calling for a mixture of partly sunny to cloudy skies with a chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms Tuesday through Friday. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving less than ½ inch over the next 7 days. Based on the current forecast, no flooding due to the Brazos River through Fort Bend County is anticipated.

See the attached Flood Risk Report.