Weekly Brazos River Outlook – June 05, 2023

Currently, the Brazos River in Richmond is at Gage Elevation 12.04 feet. Based on rainfall received over the past 24 hours, the Brazos River is expected to rise slightly to Gage Elevation 12.9 feet around Wednesday. The forecast is showing increased rain chances start the week. The rain chances begin to decrease toward the end of the week as the area warms up with partly to mostly sunny skies. 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.