As of 8:15 AM on December 18, 2023, the Brazos River in Richmond remains low at Gage Elevation 8.55 feet. According to the NWS forecast, the Region should experience sunny to mostly sunny skies for most of the week with some cooler temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday. Rain chances for most of the week remain low. The current NWS is showing rain chances increasing the weekend with the possibility of 1 to 2 inches of rainfall across the Region Friday through Sunday. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving between 1 to 2 inches 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.