Big Bend Daily Report

Last Updated: Friday, January 22, 2021
Updated Monday-Friday; most information provided by Big Bend National Park.

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Today (1/22/21)TonightTomorrow (1/23/21)3-Day Forecast
Today (1/22/21)
Sunny. Winds will be light and variable at 0-10 mph, turning westward in the afternoon.
Highs: 60-75°F
Sunset: 6:21 p.m.
Mostly clear. Winds will be from the southwest 0-5 mph.
Lows: 45-50°F
Tomorrow (1/23/21)
Sunny. Winds will be from the southwest at 0-10 mph.
Highs: 65-75°F
Lows: 45-50`°F
Sunrise: 7:47 a.m.
3-Day Forecast
SUN-TUE: Sunny to partly cloudy.
Highs: 55-80°F
Lows: 40-45°F

Temperature and Precipitation

Location Yesterday Today Precipitation
High Low 8 am 24 hr Month Year
Panther Junction (elev 3750′) 63°F 47°F 52°F 0.03 in. 0.47 in. 0.47 in.
Chisos Basin (elev 5400′) 64°F 46°F 47°F 0.10 in. 0.26 in. 0.26 in.
Rio Grande Village (elev 1850′) 65°F 44°F 49°F 0.01 in. 0.09 in. 0.09 in.
Castolon (elev 2170′) 64°F 48°F 51°F 0.00 in. 0.05 in. 0.51 in.
Persimmon Gap (elev 2865′) 63°F 46°F 50°F 0.23 in. 0.37 in. 0.37 in.
Lajitas (elev 2340′) 61°F 45°F 49°F 0.12 in. 0.27 in. 0.27 in.

River Levels

Gauge Location Flood Stage Today Yesterday Streamflow (today)
Presidio 15.50 ft. 4.11 ft. 4.11 ft. 30 cfs
Castolon 15.50 ft. 2.83 ft. 2.84 ft. 60 cfs
Johnson's Ranch 15.50 ft. 4.21 ft. 4.20 ft. 188 cfs
Rio Grande Village 13.00 ft. 2.47 ft. 2.46 ft. 119 cfs
Dryden 59.00 ft. 5.06 ft. 5.02 ft. 474 cfs
Foster's Ranch 14.00 ft. 1.64 ft. 1.64 ft. 195 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.