Weekly Brazos River Outlook – July 03, 2023

Currently, the Brazos River in Richmond is at Gage Elevation 8.54 feet. The Brazos River through Richmond is anticipated to rise to Gage Elevation 9.2 due to the rainfall received and upstream releases, but generally the Brazos River is flowing below average. The NWS forecast for the week is showing the Houston Region should receive a break for the excessive heat with high temperatures in the low the mid-90s. In addition to cooler temperatures, our rain chances across the region remain between 30% to 50% through Friday. 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.