Weekly Brazos River Outlook / Brazos River In Action Stage – Feb 12, 2024

As of 11:15 AM on February 12, 2024, the Brazos River in Richmond is at Gage Elevation 14.07 feet. Based on rainfall received upstream of Fort Bend County, the West Gulf River Forecast Center (WGRFC) anticipates the Brazos River through Richmond entering Action Stage toward the end of the week, cresting around Gage Elevation 20.3 feet. The NWS Forecast is showing sunny to partly cloudy skies for the majority of the week. Rain chances across the Region remain low throughout the week but increase toward the end of the week. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving less than ½ 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.