Big Bend Daily Report

Last Updated: Monday, December 10, 2018
Updated Monday-Friday; most information provided by Big Bend National Park.

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Weather

Today (12/10/18)TonightTomorrow (12/11/18)3-Day Forecast
Today (12/10/18)
Sunny. Winds will be from the south around 0-10 mph.
Highs: 50-65°F
Sunset: 5:55 p.m.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. Winds will be from the southeast at 10-15 mph.
Lows: 30-35°F
Tomorrow (12/11/18)
Mostly cloudy. Winds will be from the south/southwest at 10-20 mph.
Highs: 55-65°F
Lows: 40-45°F
Sunrise: 7:37 a.m.
3-Day Forecast
TUE-THU: Mostly cloudy to sunny.
Highs: 50-70°F
Lows: 35-45°F

Temperature and Precipitation

Location Yesterday Today Precipitation
High Low 8 am 24 hr Month Year
Panther Junction (elev 3750′) 56°F 34°F 37°F 0.32 in. 1.39 in. 17.55 in.
Chisos Basin (elev 5400′) 53°F 37°F 37°F 0.00 in. 1.66 in. 25.53 in.
Rio Grande Village (elev 1850′) 66°F 35°F 40°F 0.00 in. 0.96 in. 15.57 in.
Castolon (elev 2170′) 67°F 37°F 41°F 0.00 in. 1.35 in. 11.04 in.
Persimmon Gap (elev 2865′) 63°F 37°F 39°F 0.00 in. 1.21 in. 15.70 in.
Lajitas (elev 2340′) 68°F 37°F 38°F 0.00 in. 1.10 in. 8.90 in.

River Levels

Gauge Location Flood Stage Today Yesterday Streamflow (today)
Presidio 15.50 ft. 6.38 ft. 6.73 ft. 225 cfs
Castolon 15.50 ft. 3.19 ft. 3.21 ft. 217 cfs
Johnson's Ranch 15.50 ft. 6.50 ft. 6.96 ft. 229 cfs
Rio Grande Village 13.00 ft. 2.90 ft. 3.11 ft. 310 cfs
Dryden 59.00 ft. 5.68 ft. 5.59 ft. 717 cfs
Foster's Ranch 14.00 ft. 1.97 ft. 1.92 ft. 670 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.