Weekly Brazos River Outlook – May 2, 2022

We are experiencing a minor rise in the Brazos due to rainfall that occurred last week, but generally the Brazos River remains low. Currently, the Brazos River in Richmond is around Gage Elevation 11.52 feet.  Based on the NWS forecast, this week should consist of warm, humid conditions with partly to mostly sunny skies. Our rain chances remain low with our greatest chance for rain toward the end of the week. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving less than ¼ 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.