Big Bend Daily Report

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2021
Updated Monday-Friday; most information provided by Big Bend National Park.

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Weather

Today (2/26/21)TonightTomorrow (2/27/21)3-Day Forecast
Today (2/26/21)
Mostly sunny. Winds will be from the southwest at 0-10 mph.
Highs: 75-80°F
Sunset: 6:51 p.m.
Tonight
Increasing clouds. Winds will be from the north at 0-10 mph.
Lows: 50-55°F
Tomorrow (2/27/21)
Mostly cloudy. Winds will be from the southwest at 10-15 mph.
Highs: 75-85°F
Lows: 55-60°F
Sunrise: 7:20 a.m.
3-Day Forecast
SUN-TUE: Cloudy to mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain on Sunday and Monday.
Highs: 55-85°F
Lows: 45-50°F

Temperature and Precipitation

Location Yesterday Today Precipitation
High Low 8 am 24 hr Month Year
Panther Junction (elev 3750′) 67°F 38°F 39°F 0.00 in. 0.58 in. 1.05 in.
Chisos Basin (elev 5400′) 79°F 52°F 52°F 0.00 in. 0.82 in. 1.08 in.
Rio Grande Village (elev 1850′) 78°F 40°F 50°F 0.00 in. 0.59 in. 0.68 in.
Castolon (elev 2170′) 81°F 56°F 48°F 0.00 in. 1.55 in. 1.60 in.
Persimmon Gap (elev 2865′) 68°F 40°F 38°F 0.00 in. 0.87 in. 1.36 in.
Lajitas (elev 2340′) 76°F 43°F 44°F 0.00 in. 0.72 in. 0.99 in.

River Levels

Gauge Location Flood Stage Today Yesterday Streamflow (today)
Presidio 15.50 ft. 3.99 ft. 4.04 ft. 41 cfs
Castolon 15.50 ft. 2.60 ft. 2.60 ft. 51 cfs
Johnson's Ranch 15.50 ft. 3.37 ft. 3.41 ft. 46 cfs
Rio Grande Village 13.00 ft. 2.32 ft. 2.34 ft. 85 cfs
Dryden 59.00 ft. 4.94 ft. 4.94 ft. 432 cfs
Foster's Ranch 14.00 ft. 1.65 ft. 1.64 ft. 203 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 Visitor Ctr. (Lajitas) at 432-424-3327.