Weekly Brazos River Outlook – Aug 07, 2023

Currently, the Brazos River in Richmond is low at Gage Elevation 8.06 feet. According to the NWS Forecast, the heat will continue with highs around 100 degrees. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories will remain across the Region throughout the week. Everyone should continue to practice heat safety. Rain chances remain low for the entire week as drought conditions continue to worsen. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving less than ΒΌ inch 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.