FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A mandatory evacuation in Fort Bend County forced locals to leave their homes near the Brazos River. Flooding caused police in Rosenberg, which is southwest of Houston, to close roads. According to Ft. Bend County Office of Emergency Management, there have been 26 high water rescues in the area since Sunday.

These photos are from the overflowing Brazos River near Simonton toward Rosharon.