Mandatory evacuations ordered for Brazos River areas

car rides in heavy rain on a flooded road

car rides in heavy rain on a flooded road

Updated 9:48 p.m. Monday 

Check this link for the latest safe evacuation routes for Fort Bend County. There are more than 100 road closures in the county, including Grand Parkway.

Updated 4:51 p.m. Monday

Click here to see an interactive map for evacuation zones out of Fort Bend County. Earlier today, Sienna Plantation and Pecan Grove were added to the list of mandatory evacuations.

The following shelters are open across the county:

  • Gallery Furniture, 7227 W. Grand Parkway South, Richmond

  • Red Cross Shelter at B.F. Terry High Schoo,l 5500 Avenue N. Rosenberg

  • Morton Ranch High School (MRHS), 21000 Franz Road, Katy

  • Cinco Ranch High School (CRHS), 23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy

  • Thurgood Marshall High School, 1220 Buffalo Run, Missouri City


 

Updated 12:01 a.m. Monday

Click here to see a map with areas affected by mandatory and voluntary evacuation orders for levee districts near the Brazos River. Residents are urged to wait until Monday to determine whether to leave.

 



Posted 3:29 p.m.

Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert this afternoon issued a mandatory evacuation order for low-lying areas near the Brazos River.

The county posted a map of the evacuation zones here.

The county has set up two shelters for residents with nowhere to go: Sacred Heart Church, 507 South 4th Street, Richmond, and at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston.

The county is advising residents to call 211 for help evacuating.