Brazos River is expected to crest at record level

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HOUSTON, TX — Concern is growing in the Richmond area as the Brazos River is expected to crest at a record level.

The river in Richmond is still rising and is expected to crest at 54 feet, three feet above the previous record in 1994.

The Brazos River Authority said every single one of the 11 reservoirs fed by the swollen river are already 95% to 100% full.

Police have blocked off streets, a shelter has been set up, and now it’s a mad dash for residents to get out and save what they can.

A shelter is available for evacuated residents Frist Baptist Church of Richmond, 502 S. 5th Street.