Weekly Brazos River Outlook

The Brazos River in Richmond is currently at Gage Elevation 13.16 and falling. Based on the 7-day extended forecast, no flooding along the Brazos River through Fort Bend County is anticipated.

This Week

This week the majority of the Brazos River Watershed should see sunny to mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper mid to upper 90s and lows in the mid to upper 70s. The NWS does anticipate issuing a heat advisory on Tuesday as portions the Region could see heat indices above 105°. Our rain chances remain low except for Wednesday when a cool front pushes through on Tuesday evening/night. Even with our increased rain changes on Wednesday, the NWS 7-Day QPF shows the lower Brazos River, including Fort Bend County, receiving less than ¼ inch over the next 7 days.

Reservoir Status