As of 8:15 AM on October 30, 2023, the Brazos River in Richmond remains low at Gage Elevation 9.61 feet. The lower Brazos River is experiencing a slight increase from rainfall that occurred upstream of Hempstead over the past week. This week will consist of cooler temperatures and low rain chances. The high temperatures for most of the week will be in the 50s and 60s with low temperatures 30s and 40s. The 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing the lower Brazos River Watershed receiving less than ¼ 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.