Big Bend Daily Report

Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Updated Monday-Friday; most information provided by Big Bend National Park.

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Weather

Today (10/18/18)TonightTomorrow (10/19/18)3-Day Forecast
Today (10/18/18)
Mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain. Winds will be from the northeast at 0-10 mph.
Highs: 45-65°F
Sunset: 7:19 p.m.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain. Winds will be from the northeast at 0-10 mph.
Lows: 50-55°F
Tomorrow (10/19/18)
Cloudy with a 30% chance of rain. Winds will be from the northeast at 0-10 mph.
Highs: 50-70°F
Lows: 50-55°F
Sunrise: 7:57 a.m.
3-Day Forecast
FRI-SUN: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers every day.
Highs: 50-75°F
Lows: 50-55°F

Temperature and Precipitation

Location Yesterday Today Precipitation
High Low 8 am 24 hr Month Year
Panther Junction (elev 3750′) 46°F 41°F 43°F 0.31 in. 1.00 in. 13.89 in.
Chisos Basin (elev 5400′) 44°F 39°F 43°F 0.12 in. 0.92 in. 20.80 in.
Rio Grande Village (elev 1850′) 55°F 50°F 53°F 0.31 in. 0.85 in. 10.87 in.
Castolon (elev 2170′) NR°F NR°F NR°F NR in. 0.41 in. 7.82 in.
Persimmon Gap (elev 2865′) 50°F 45°F 47°F 0.45 in. 1.51 in. 12.65 in.
Lajitas (elev 2340′) 56°F 50°F 51°F 0.11 in. 0.70 in. 6.91 in.

River Levels

Gauge Location Flood Stage Today Yesterday Streamflow (today)
Presidio 15.50 ft. 5.94 ft. 05.93 ft. 572 cfs
Castolon 15.50 ft. 3.83 ft. 3.73 ft. 410 cfs
Johnson's Ranch 15.50 ft. 5.48 ft. 5.49 ft. 501 cfs
Rio Grande Village 13.00 ft. 3.46 ft. 3.45 ft. 506 cfs
Dryden 59.00 ft. 6.06 ft. 6.05 ft. 506 cfs
Foster's Ranch 14.00 ft. 2.16 ft. 2.13 ft. 1,055 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.