Emergency Operations Update – Tuesday, June 2, 2021

The Brazos River is currently at a river stage of 33 feet, but that level is forecasted to increase to 42.9 feet by Sunday, June 6.  At this elevation, the Brazos River closes the gates in the levee and restricts gravity drainage inside LID 15.  The current forecast calls for 4-6 inches of rain over the next 7 days.  The District’s pump stations have been tested, and the operators are on stand-by to run the pumps, if needed.  The latest forecast and information from the National Weather Service is included below.

Brazos River Gage at Richmond, Texas
National Weather Service