Weekly Brazos River Outlook – Sept 7, 2021

The Brazos River in Richmond is at Gage Elevation 10.27 feet. The NWS forecast is calling for a sunny, dry week with rain chances possibly increasing into the weekend. 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.


The National Hurricane Center is watching the tropical disturbance that is located in the Gulf of Mexico. The system is expected to move northeast toward the Florida panhandle but we are continuing to watch for changes in the forecast. At this time, there are no immediate threats to Southeast Texas; however, we are in the peak of our normal Hurricane Season. Residents along the Texas Coast are encouraged to stay informed through their preferred source (i.e. National Weather Service, Space City Weather, and Local News).

See the attached Flood Risk Report.