Big Bend Daily Report
Last Updated: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Updated Monday-Friday; most information provided by Big Bend National Park.
Desert Sports continues Covid-19 Precautions by following CDC guidelines: Masks required and limit of 4 people in shop. Social distancing a plus! More info here.
River levels are low, but we can still have fun exploring on a Half-Day canoe trip available through mid-May! Boat rentals and shuttle options are very limited at this time. Mountain Bike rentals available!
For bike repairs, please give us a call at 432-371-2727 to make an appointment.
Desert Sports’ Summer Hours . 9 am – 6 pm . Monday thru Saturday!
Keep up with Terlingua’s changing weather conditions at The Weather Channel.
|Today (5/13/21)||Tonight||Tomorrow (5/14/21)||3-Day Forecast|
Today (5/13/21)Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Winds will be from the northeast at 10-15 mph.
Sunset: 8:37 p.m.
TonightIncreasing clouds. Winds will be from the east at 10-15 mph.
Tomorrow (5/14/21)Partly cloudy. Winds will be from the southeast at 10-15 mph. 50% chance of precipitation in the evening.
Sunrise: 7:02 a.m.
3-Day ForecastSAT-MON: Sunny to partly cloudy with a chance of showers on Saturday.
Temperature and Precipitation
|High||Low||8 am||24 hr||Month||Year|
|Panther Junction (elev 3750′)||68°F||54°F||56°F||0.00 in.||1.80 in.||2.74 in.|
|Chisos Basin (elev 5400′)||63°F||53°F||60°F||0.00 in.||1.86 in.||3.03 in.|
|Rio Grande Village (elev 1850′)||76°F||59°F||69°F||0.00 in.||0.05 in.||0.73 in.|
|Castolon (elev 2170′)||81°F||67°F||67°F||0.00 in.||0.54 in.||2.88 in.|
|Persimmon Gap (elev 2865′)||70°F||56°F||59°F||0.00 in.||0.61 in.||2.10 in.|
|Lajitas (elev 2340′)||77°F||58°F||64°F||0.00 in.||0.15 in.||1.15 in.|
|Gauge Location||Flood Stage||Today||Yesterday||Streamflow (today)|
|Presidio||15.50 ft.||3.94 ft.||3.94 ft.||44 cfs|
|Castolon||15.50 ft.||2.04 ft.||2.08 ft.||8 cfs|
|Johnson's Ranch||15.50 ft.||2.60 ft.||2.66 ft.||4 cfs|
|Rio Grande Village||13.00 ft.||2.12 ft.||2.13 ft.||50 cfs|
|Dryden||59.00 ft.||4.63 ft.||4.64 ft.||340 cfs|
|Foster's Ranch||14.00 ft.||1.48 ft.||1.67 ft.||222 cfs|
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 Visitor Ctr. (Lajitas) at 432-424-3327.