Big Bend National Park, TX

3:32 PM CDT on August 27, 2016 (GMT -0500)
Big Bend - Chisos View | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning

Elev 3497 ft 29.47 °N, 103.38 °W | Updated 2 minutes ago

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Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 81 °F
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 70%
Rainfall 0.04 in
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7:27 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KPRS 271915Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 30/17 A3003 RMK AO2 T02970170
Pressure 30.03 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 81 °F
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 70%
Rainfall 0.04 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:27 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KPRS 271915Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 30/17 A3003 RMK AO2 T02970170

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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:28 PM CDT Aug. 27, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rio Grande at Castolon.
* Until Monday morning, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1pm Saturday the stage was 15.4 feet (4.7 meters).
* Flooding is occurring and flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet (4.6 meters).
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 15.7 feet (4.8
meters) by this evening. The river will fall below flood stage
tonight.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet (4.6 meters), the river reaches minor flood
stage, and lowland flooding begins. The river begins to flood the
Road between Santa Elena Canyon and Cottonwood Campground in Big
Bend National Park. The river begins to flood the parking lot at
Santa Elena Canyon, and cut off the nature trail into the canyon.
Campers in Cottonwood Campground need to prepare for possible
evacuations.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.7 feet (4.8 meters) on
Oct 13 2012.


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Sat sun sun sun
                                                7pm 1am 7am 1pm
Castolon 13.0 15.0 15.4 Sat 1 PM 15.7 14.4 8.6 7.0

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Sat sun sun sun
                                                7pm 1am 7am 1pm
Castolon 4.0 4.6 4.7 Sat 1 PM 4.8 4.4 2.6 2.1


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