Brazos River Forecast Update – 4/10/2019 @ 10AM

As anticipated, the NWS revised the earlier forecasts and now forecast the Brazos River cresting at a gage elevation of approximately 34.5 on Friday April 12th. This is 10 feet below minor flood stage. Rains forecast for the region on Saturday and Sunday are expected to be heaviest north and east of town, outside of the Brazos River basin.

The LID 17 team will continue to monitor the river and weather forecasts to maintain preparedness for situations that may arise and potentially impact our community.

Brazos River Forecast Update – 4/8/2019 @ 1PM

With this weekend’s rains upstream in the Brazos River drainage basin, the National Weather Service has issued a forecast showing the Brazos River rising to a gage elevation of approximately 43.0 by Saturday April 13th. This is below minor flood stage. Further refinement of the forecast is anticipated.

The LID 17 team will continue to monitor the river and weather forecasts to maintain preparedness for situations that may arise and potentially impact our community.

Brazos River Forecast Update – 1/7/2019 @ 9AM

The National Weather Service has issued a forecast showing the Brazos River cresting on Wednesday at a gage elevation of 45.0. This will result in very minor flooding around Fort Bend County. One local issue is that the U-Turn at I69/US59 has been closed by the City of Sugar Land due to the rising water. No other impacts are expected within the District.

The LID 17 team will continue to monitor the river and weather forecasts to maintain preparedness for situations that may arise and potentially impact our community.