Weekly Brazos River Outlook

The Brazos River in Richmond is currently at Gage Elevation 8.6. Based on the 7-day extended forecast, no flooding along the Brazos River through Fort Bend County is anticipated.

This Week

This week should be similar to the best several days. We have some rain changes throughout the week, but overall, the week should consist of sunny to mostly sunny skies. Our high temperatures will be in the mid-90s with our low temperatures in the upper 70s. Based on the current 7-Day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF), the lower Brazos River Watershed, including Fort Bend County, could see less than a ¼ inch of rainfall over the next 7 days.

Hurricane Season

The Atlantic Hurricane Season is been relatively active consisting of 9 named storms; however, we are currently in a lull. Historically, as we move through August into September, our tropical activity increases. What the remainder of the 2020 Hurricane Season will bring to the Texas Gulf Coast is unknown, but now is great time to assess your preparedness.

Reservoir Status