The Brazos River remains low and is currently at Gage Elevation 8.7 feet in Richmond. The Region will remain in a wet pattern this week. The potential for heavy rainfall will increase over the next 24 hours with increased rain chances throughout the week. Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches is expected with isolated higher amounts of 6+ inches. At this time the greatest threat of heavy rainfall is north of I-10; however, everyone should continue to monitor the weather forecasts throughout the week. Street flooding is the primary threat with possible rainfall rates of 2 to 4 inches per hour. Some of our local creeks and streams could see rises where the heavier rainfall occurs in those watersheds. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving between 2 to 5 inches of rainfall 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.