Weekly Brazos River Outlook – Apr 18, 2022

Currently, the Brazos River in Richmond remains low at Gage Elevation 10.11 feet. We are experiencing a minor rise in the Brazos River through Fort Bend County from rainfall occurring upstream; however, the River is forecasted to stay below Gage Elevation 11 feet. Based on the NWS forecast, this week should consist of warm, humid conditions with partly to mostly sunny skies. Our rain chances remain low with our next chance for rain possibly early next week. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving less than ΒΌ of rain 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.