UPDATE: Brazos Valley River & Creek Flooding

Published: Oct. 16, 2018 at 8:56 PM CDT
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Many rivers and creeks across the Brazos Valley remain in a state of flood Tuesday evening. After another day of heavy rain, many will spend the week out of their banks.

The FLOOD WARNING for Bedias Creek at Highway 75 has been extended through 3:15am Friday. Due to heavy rain in excess of 3" to 5" Monday night and Tuesday, the creek crested 2.2 feet above Major Flood State. It will take the rest of the week to recede back into banks.

Bedias Creek flows just shy of 50 miles east into Houston County, emptying into the Trinity River. In this case, an already swollen Trinity River.

Little to no change comes with the latest forecast for the Trinity, It is in Moderate Flood State from Leon County (pictures below) down through Walker County and south into San Jacinto County. A state of flood is forecast to continue through the weekend and into next week.

The Navasota River at OSR, west of Normangee was at 13 feet and rising Tuesday evening. The river -- which is already out of banks -- is forecast to crest Thursday morning before falling back below Action State mid-weekend. If more heavy rain falls upstream or over the already swollen river, water may be along the side of OSR and Highway 30 into next week.

Davidson Creek near Lyons, passing under Highway 60 in Burleson County was in Action State Tuesday night. A crest at just over 15 feet has occurred, with water levels receding back below 9 feet by Thursday evening.

At this time, all over creeks and rivers are not a concern for the Brazos Valley. While the Brazos River has come up over the past 24 to 36 hours, it is far from nearing any sort of concern level. Area lakes have been reported above conservation pool, but far enough from endangering life or property.