Big Bend Daily Report

Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2018
Updated Monday-Friday; most information provided by Big Bend National Park.

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Weather

Today (8/17/18)TonightTomorrow (8/18/18)3-Day Forecast
Today (8/17/18)
Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds will be from the east at 10 mph.
Highs: 80-100°F
Sunset: 8:31 p.m.
Tonight
Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds will be from the east at 10 mph.
Lows: 70-75°F
Tomorrow (8/18/18)
Mostly sunny with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds will be from the southeast at 10 mph,
Highs 85-100°F
Lows: 70-75°F
Sunrise: 7:23 a.m.
3-Day Forecast
SUN-TUE: Mostly cloudy to sunny with a chance of rain Sunday and Monday.
Highs: 75-100°F
Lows: 65-75°F

Temperature and Precipitation

Location Yesterday Today Precipitation
High Low 8 am 24 hr Month Year
Panther Junction (elev 3750′) 93°F 72°F 72°F 0.00 in. 1.75 in. 7.39 in.
Chisos Basin (elev 5400′) 86°F 66°F 69°F 0.00 in. 2.14 in. 11.02 in.
Rio Grande Village (elev 1850′) 106°F 75°F 79°F 0.00 in. 3.13 in. 8.10 in.
Castolon (elev 2170′) 102°F NR°F 83°F 0.00 in. 1.31 in. 4.23 in.
Persimmon Gap (elev 2970′) 100°F 75°F 79°F 0.00 in. 1.09 in. 5.00 in.
Lajitas (elev 2340′) 104°F 75°F 78°F 0.00 in. 1.15 in. 2.68 in.

River Levels

Gauge Location Flood Stage Today Yesterday Streamflow (today)
Presidio 15.50 ft. 4.85 ft. 4.47 ft. 233 cfs
Castolon 15.50 ft. 3.42 ft. 4.03 ft. 281 cfs
Johnson's Ranch 15.50 ft. 4.55 ft. 5.25 ft. 208 cfs
Rio Grande Village 13.00 ft. 3.58 ft. 3.72 ft. 598 cfs
Dryden 59.00 ft. 6.35 ft. 6.43 ft. 1,041 cfs
Foster's Ranch 14.00 ft. 2.44 ft. 2.42 ft. 1,335 cfs

Park Campgrounds

For national park campgrounds availability call Big Bend National Park (Panther Junction) at 432-477-2251. For state campground availability call Big Bend Ranch State Park (Ft. Leaton) at 432-229-3613 or B.A. Warnock Ed. Ctr. (Lajitas) at 432-424-3327.