Weekly Brazos River Outlook – Feb 13, 2023

Currently, the Brazos River in Richmond is at Gage Elevation 13.93 feet. The WGRFC anticipates the Brazos River staying around Gage Elevation 14 for a couple of more days until falling later this week to below Gage Elevation 11. The NWS forecast includes a front that will pass through the Region on Wednesday. Ahead of the front, the Region is expected to receive some rainfall but generally lower amounts than the previous weeks. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving less than ¼ inch 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.