Weekly Brazos River Outlook – July 17, 2023

Currently, the Brazos River in Richmond is at Gage Elevation 8.54 feet. The NWS forecast is showing a continuation of the heat through Wednesday with highs around 100 degrees. The Region could see a small break in the excessive heat toward the end of the week with high temperatures dropping below 100 degrees. Rain Chances remain low for most of the week with the potential for increased rain chances through the weekend. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving less than ΒΌ 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.