Big Bend Daily Report

Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Updated Monday-Friday; most information provided by Big Bend National Park.

 

 

Big Bend Current Weather Map

Southwest Infrared Satellite

Click the thumbnail image at left for full-size weather map (image courtesy of weatherchannel.com).

Weather

Today (2/23/17)TonightTomorrow (2/24/17)3-Day Forecast
Today (2/23/17)
Sunny. Winds will be from the southwest at 15-20 mph.
Highs: 70-90°F
Sunset: 6:48 pm
Tonight
Mostly clear. Winds will be from the west at 10-15 mph.
Lows: 50-55°F
Tomorrow (2/24/17)
Sunny. Winds will be from the west/northwest at 10-15 mph.
Highs 60-80°F
Lows: 40-45°F
Sunrise 7:23 am
3-Day Forecast
FRI-SUN: Sunny to partly cloudy.
Highs: 50-80°F
Lows: 40-50°F

Temperature and Precipitation

Location Yesterday Today Precipitation
High Low 8 am 24 hr Month Year
Panther Junction (elev 3750′) 82°F 54°F 60°F 0.00 in. 0.59 in. 0.72 in.
Chisos Basin (elev 5400′) 78°F 51°F 58°F 0.00 in. 1.02 in. 1.09 in.
Rio Grande Village (elev 1850′) 91°F 35°F 53°F 0.00 in. 0.09 in. 0.13 in.
Castolon (elev 2170′) 91°F 42°F 49°F 0.00 in. 0.38 in. 0.48 in.
Persimmon Gap (elev 2970′) 89°F 46°F 52°F 0.00 in. 0.60 in. 0.84 in.
Lajitas (elev 2340′) 88°F 39°F 46°F 0.00 in. 0.24 in. 0.26 in.

River Levels

Gauge Location Flood Stage Today Yesterday Streamflow (today)
Presidio 15.50 ft. 4.39 ft. 4.50 ft. 173 cfs
Castolon 15.50 ft. 3.25 ft. 3.24 ft. 260 cfs
Johnson's Ranch 15.50 ft. 5.10 ft. 5.11 ft. 221 cfs
Rio Grande Village 13.00 ft. 3.20 ft. 3.23 ft. 202 cfs
Dryden 59.00 ft. 5.19 ft. 5.19 ft. 537 cfs
Foster's Ranch 14.00 ft. 1.73 ft. 1.77 ft. 519 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.