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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Brazos River near Rosharon are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 51.3
Moderate Flood Stage: 47
Flood Stage: 43
Action Stage: 40
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 56.40 ft on 12/11/1913
(2) 53.40 ft on 05/07/1957
(3) 52.56 ft on 06/04/2016
(4) 52.00 ft on 05/01/1965
(5) 51.89 ft on 01/03/1992
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 52.56 ft on 06/04/2016
(2) 51.04 ft on 04/24/2016
(3) 47.47 ft on 03/18/2016
(4) 48.47 ft on 06/23/2015
(5) 51.46 ft on 06/05/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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52 Major lowland flooding continues with massive inundation of the Brazos River and Oyster Creek flood plains below FM 1462. Homes in the Columbia Lakes...Mallard Lakes...and Great Lakes subdivisions near West Columbia begin flooding.
51.3 Major lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage with up to one half foot of water flowing over FM 1462 betwen the Brazos River and Oyster Creek. River Oaks Road in Fort Bend County as well as County Road 25...County Rod 380A...and County Road 42 in Brazoria County remain flooded and impassable. The bridge over Cow Creek at County Road 25 is impassable. Roads into several subdivisions near State Highway 35 and County Road 25 near West Columbia and homes in Mallard Lakes are threatened.
50.8 Moderate lowland flooding continues with water flowing over the flood plain into Oyster Creek. FM 1462 at Oyster Creek east of the gage in Brazoria County is inundated. River Oaks Road in Fort Bend County and County Road 25 and County Road 380A in Brazoria County remain flooded and impassable. County Road 42 in Brazoria County upstream of the gage is inundated with close to one half foot of water.
50.5 Moderate lowland flooding continues as County Road 42 in Brazoria County upstream of the gage is inundated. River Oaks Road in Fort Bend County and the bridge over Cow Creek in Brazoria County remain flooded and impassable. County Road 380A near Damon in Brazoria County is inundated with one half to one foot of water and is impassable.
49.6 Moderate lowland flooding continues with River Oaks Road in Fort Bend County and the bridge over Cow Creek in Brazoria County flooded and impassable. County Road 380A near Damon is inundated.
48.5 Moderate lowland flooding continues as the bridge over Cow Creek at County Road 25 in Brazoria County is flooded. River Oaks Road in the Pecan Bend subdivision in Fort Bend County is inundated with close to one half foot of water.
48 Moderate lowland flooding continues as water covers River Oaks Road in the Pecan Bend subdivision in Fort Bend County and County Road 25 at Cow Creek in Brazoria County.
47 Moderate lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage
46.5 Minor lowland flooding continues. Livestock should be removed from low areas in the flood plain.
43 Minor lowland flooding begins in vicinity of gage as flow escapes the main channel. Cattle should be removed from low areas in the flood plain.

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