Weekly Brazos River Outlook – May 8, 2023

The Brazos River through Richmond continues to fall and is currently at Gage Elevation 13.42 feet. The NWS Forecast for this week is calling for increased rain chances through Wednesday with extended rain chances through the weekend. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving between 2 to 5 inches over the next 7 days. With saturated soils and the possibility of an extended period of rain, conditions will be monitor closely throughout the week. Based on the current forecast, no flooding due to the Brazos River through Fort Bend County is anticipated.

See the attached Flood Risk Report.