Brazos River Forecast Update – 12/11/18 @ 8AM

The National Weather Service has modified the Brazos River forecast, lowering the forecast peak to 41.6, below minor flood stage, but within action stage for the District. You will observe high water as you cross the Brazos on US 59 or backed up from the river into Ditch “H” along the east side of the … [Read more…]

Dec 7-8 Forecast Rainfall

LID 17 has received the following weather/river update from our consultants, additional information from Harris County Flood Control (HCFCD) follows the Fort Bend County update. Based on Thursday (12/6) morning’s forecast maps for precipitation, there could be between 3 to 6 inches of rainfall within Fort Bend County while the upper portions of the Brazos … [Read more…]

Brazos River Information

The Brazos River rises and falls due to the amount of rainfall upstream of the District within the Brazos River watershed.  When significant rainfall occurs upstream, the National Weather Service will issue forecasts for the Brazos River to alert residents of anticipated conditions so that informed decisions can be made related to potential impacts from … [Read more…]

NWS FloodWarn Seminar

Come join your neighbors to learn all about the forecasting and risks flooding. The National Weather Service, Fort Bend County Drainage District, and FEMA will be discussing the types of flooding, watersheds, forecasts, warnings, flood risks, and flood insurance. The training is free and open to the public. When: November 7, 2018 from 6:00 PM-8:00 … [Read more…]

Brazos River Levels

Residents- Due to rainfall upstream of the District in the Brazos River watershed, we are anticipating elevated water levels in the Brazos River and Ditch H. The current forecast is estimating the Brazos River level at the Richmond gauge to be 39.2 feet on Sunday, October 21, 2018. It is possible we could see Richmond … [Read more…]