Weekly Brazos River Outlook – Aug 28, 2023

Currently, the Brazos River in Richmond remains low at Gage Elevation 8.19 feet. The NWS forecast is showing “cooler” temperatures for the week with highs generally staying in the upper 90s with some days peaking around 100 degrees. Rain chances remain low throughout the week as drought conditions continue to worsen. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving less than ¼ 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.