The County Courts at Law and District Courts are CLOSED due to dangerous flood conditions. The courts will reopen on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
All dockets and jury trial settings scheduled for this week for all Justice of the Peace Courts in Fort Bend County are postponed. All required filings will be accepted without penalty in accordance with the Order of the Texas Supreme Court. All parties will be notified by mail of the new settings.
Evacuation Order for Sienna Plantation Upgraded to Mandatory / Orden de Evacuación Mandatoria en Sienna Plantation
At the request of the Sienna Plantation Levee Improvement District, the voluntary evacuation order has been upgraded to a MANDATORY EVACUATION. / A petición del Sienna Plantation Levee District, la orden de evacuación voluntaria ha cambiado a EVACUACIÓN OBLIGATORIA.
08/28/2017 9:30 AM
Fort Bend County Officials and the Emergency Operations Center have been closely monitoring the water level in the Brazos River. The National Weather Service forecast indicates that the Brazos River will crest sometime Tuesday, August 29 in the late afternoon or early evening at an elevation of fifty nine feet at the Richmond gauge.
08/28/2017 1:00 AM
Residents in Sienna Plantation evacuating due to mandatory evacuation should take LJ Parkway to University Drive to US-59 South.
Fort Bend County does not provide water or sewer services. For issues concerning your home’s water system including quality of water, drainage, and retention concerns, or sewage back-up, contact your home’s city or MUD operator .
08/27/2017 3:00 PM
Mandatory Evacuation Order for Areas Near Brazos River in Fort Bend County / Orden de Evacuación Obligatoria para áreas cerca del Río Brazos
Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert has upgraded the voluntary evacuation order for certain residents in low-lying areas surrounding the Brazos River to a mandatory evacuation order./El Juez Robert Hebert ha actualizado la orden de evacuación voluntaria para algunos residentes en zonas bajas que alrededor del Río Brazos a una orden de evacuación obligatoria.
08/27/2017 1:45 PM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reported that the water levels within the Barker Reservoir in northeast Fort Bend County are beginning to impact residential roads within the reservoir in Fort Bend County./El U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ha reportado los niveles de agua en el Barker Reservoir en el noreste Condado de Fort Bend están empezando a afectar carreteras residenciales dentro de la área en Condado de Fort Bend.
08/27/2017 12:30 PM
There is a rumor floating around Fort Bend County that the Stavinoha Bridge over the Brazos River on the Grand Parkway (SH 99) will be closed this Sunday (August 27, 2017) morning. County Judge Bob Hebert says "There is no truth in the rumor."/Hay un rumor flotando alrededor del Condado de Fort Bend que el puente de Stavinoha sobre el Río Brazos en la Grand Parkway (SH 99) estará cerrado este domingo (27 de Agosto de 2017) por la mañana. El Juez del Condado Bob Hebert dice que "no hay verdad en el rumor".
08/27/2017 3:00 AM
Flooding and Tornado Concerns with Tropical Storm Harvey/Preocupanciones por Inundaciones y Tornados con La Tormenta Tropical Harvey
Harvey is now a Tropical Storm with maximum sustained wind speeds of 60 mph. Harvey has also begun to slow down, as it is currently moving to the east-northeast at only 2 mph./Harvey es ahora una tormenta tropical con velocidades máximas sostenidas del viento de 60 mph.
08/27/2017 2:30 AM
The blood drive scheduled to take place at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 in the Justice Center parking lot has been canceled.
Due to the predicted inclement weather, Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1-2 has canceled all of the dockets for Monday, August 28, 2017 at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.
Due to anticipated hazardous weather conditions, the Office of the District Clerk has CLOSED her office Monday, August 28, 2017 and cancelled both AM and PM Jury duty for Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Additionally, County Judge Bob Hebert has determined that Fort Bend County offices will be CLOSED through Monday, September 4, 2017, because of the dangerous flood conditions.
Animal Services will be CLOSED to the public on Saturday, August 26, 2017.
All Fort Bend County Libraries will be CLOSED Saturday and Sunday, August 26 & 27, because of dangerous weather conditions. Additionally, County Judge Bob Hebert has determined that Fort Bend County offices will be CLOSED through Monday, September 4, 2017, because of the dangerous flood conditions. Please note that the main library website (http://www.fortbend.lib.tx.us/) is temporarily off-line during the closure.
Due to anticipated hazardous weather conditions, the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office will be CLOSED to the public and employees on Monday, August 28, 2017.
Per the instructions of District Court Judge James Shoemake, there will be no Grand Jury for Monday, August 28, 2017, due to the anticipated hazardous weather conditions.
Due to the predicted inclement weather, Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3 has canceled all of the dockets for Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm.
Due to the impending storm, Clinical Health Services has been mandated by the state to put their emergency plan into place. The immunization clinics will be CLOSED on August 24, 2017 until further notice.
08/23/2017 5:00 PM
According to the National Weather Service, remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey could reorganize and strengthen over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico as early as tomorrow, possibly making landfall in South Texas or Northeast Mexico as soon as Friday as a tropical storm or weak hurricane.