Big Bend Daily Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Updated Monday-Friday; most information provided by Big Bend National Park.

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Today (3/31/20)TonightTomorrow (4/1/20)3-Day Forecast
Today (3/31/20)
Mostly cloudy with winds from the northeast at 0-10 mph.
Highs: 75-90°F
Sunset: 8:11 p.m.
Mostly cloudy. Winds will be from the east at 0-10 mph.
Lows: 55-60°F
Tomorrow (4/1/20)
Mostly cloudy. Winds will be from the southwest/west to west at 0-10 mph.
Highs: 80-95°F
Lows: 55-60°F
Sunrise: 7:42 a.m.
3-Day Forecast
THU-SAT: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers on Saturday.
Highs: 75-95°F
Lows: 60-65°F

Temperature and Precipitation

Location Yesterday Today Precipitation
High Low 8 am 24 hr Month Year
Panther Junction (elev 3750′) 84°F 53°F 56°F 0.00 in. 0.54 in. 2.03 in.
Chisos Basin (elev 5400′) NR°F NR°F NR°F 0.00 in. 1.15 in. 2.68 in.
Rio Grande Village (elev 1850′) 95°F 57°F 60°F 0.00 in. 0.50 in. 2.23 in.
Castolon (elev 2170′) 91°F 56°F 56°F 0.00 in. 0.29 in. 0.93 in.
Persimmon Gap (elev 2865′) 90°F 50°F 50°F 0.00 in. 0.32 in. 1.23 in.
Lajitas (elev 2340′) 89°F 45°F 52°F 0.00 in. 0.35 in. 0.76 in.

River Levels

Gauge Location Flood Stage Today Yesterday Streamflow (today)
Presidio 15.50 ft. 4.24 ft. 4.24 ft. 117 cfs
Castolon 15.50 ft. 2.76 ft. 2.76 ft. 126 cfs
Johnson's Ranch 15.50 ft. 3.80 ft. 3.82 ft. 101 cfs
Rio Grande Village 13.00 ft. 2.52 ft. 2.54 ft. 129 cfs
Dryden 59.00 ft. 4.87 ft. 4.88 ft. 413 cfs
Foster's Ranch 14.00 ft. 1.92 ft. NR ft. 696 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.