Big Bend Daily Report

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2024
Updated Monday-Friday; most information provided by Big Bend National Park.

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Today (4/22/24)TonightTomorrow (4/23/24)3-Day Forecast
Today (4/22/24)
Mostly cloudy, then clearing. Winds will be from the east at 10-15 mph.
Highs: 65-85°F
Sunset: 8:24 p.m.
Mostly clear. Winds will be from the south at 10-15 mph.
Lows: 60-65°F

Tomorrow (4/23/24)
Sunny. Winds will be from the south at 10-15 mph
Highs: 77-97°F
Lows: 60-65°F
Sunrise: 7:18 a.m.
3-Day Forecast
WED-FRI: Sunny to partly cloudy.
Highs: 77-102°F
Lows: 60-68°F

Temperature and Precipitation

Location Yesterday Today Precipitation
High Low 8 am 24 hr Month Year
Panther Junction (elev 3750′) 63°F 48°F 57°F 0.00 in. 0.00 in. 0.42 in.
Chisos Basin (elev 5400′) 58°F 44°F 52°F 0.00 in. 0.00 in. 0.58 in.
Rio Grande Village (elev 1850′) 69°F 58°F 67°F 0.00 in. 0.00 in. 0.10 in.
Castolon (elev 2170′) 76°F 60°F 67°F 0.00 in. 0.00 in. 0.10 in.
Persimmon Gap (elev 2865′) 65°F 51°F 58°F 0.00 in. 0.01 in. 0.74 in.
Lajitas (elev 2340′) 76°F 55°F 64°F 0.00 in. 0.00 in. 0.18 in.

River Levels

Gauge Location Flood Stage Today Yesterday Stage (today)
Presidio 15.50 ft. 41 cfs 39 cfs 4.28 ft.
Castolon 15.50 ft. 0.00 cfs 0.00 cfs 1.43 ft.
Johnson's Ranch 15.50 ft. 0.00 cfs 0.00 cfs 2.14 ft.
Rio Grande Village 13.00 ft. 36 cfs 41 cfs 2.14 ft.
Dryden 59.00 ft. 379 cfs 388 cfs 4.80 ft.
Foster's Ranch 14.00 ft. 197 cfs 200 cfs 1.43 ft.

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.