Weekly Brazos River Outlook – July 31, 2023

Currently, the Brazos River in Richmond is low at Gage Elevation 8.19 feet. The NWS Forecast is showing hot conditions will continue throughout the week with highs around 100 degrees. According to the forecast, most of the week includes heat index values from 106 to 112 degrees. Dangerous conditions are possible and everyone should continue to practice heat safety. Rain Chances remain low for the entire week. 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.