Weekly Brazos River Outlook

The Brazos River in Richmond is currently at Gage Elevation 10.79. Based on the 7-day extended forecast, no flooding along the Brazos River is anticipated.

This Week

Today is the Autumnal Equinox which marks the first day of fall. For today, we have a good chance for passing showers and thunderstorms. These storms could produce rainfall amounts upwards to 2 to 3 inches of rain in less than 2 hours. Based on the forecasts, the heaviest rainfall is anticipated to remain to our south and east; however, we will continue to monitor the conditions. Our rain chances for the remainder of the week drop below 20% with high temperatures around 90°. Overall the forecasts are showing Fort Bend County and the Lower Brazos River Watershed receiving less than ½ inch over the next 7 days.

Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

The National Hurricane Center is continuing to track TS Jerry, TS Karen and Tropical Depression 13. At this time, there are no threats to the Western Gulf of Mexico due to these systems.

Reservoir Status

Below is a summary of the current Reservoir Status.