Emergency Operations Update – May 12, 2024

On Saturday, May 11 the Brazos River crest at Richmond, Texas gage measured 45.7 feet. The Brazos River is reaching its crest near FBCLID 2 and the water level has started to drop. Water will not reach the bottom of the levee, but the flood gates in the levee are still closed. FBCLID 2 performed maintenance pumping throughout the weekend to keep the drainage channels as low as possible. With additional rainfall in the forecast, the operators will remain on stand-by if it begins to rain. The latest forecast and information from the National Weather Service is included below: