Weekly Brazos River Outlook – Dec 20, 2021

The Brazos River in Richmond is at Gage Elevation 10.54 feet. Due to rainfall that occurred upstream of Hempstead, the Brazos River is predicted to rise, peaking just below Action Stage at Gage Elevation 19.6 feet. Over the next several days, we should experience warmer and drier conditions with sunny/partly cloudy skies. 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.