Alpine, TX

12:23 AM CDT on August 31, 2016 (GMT -0500)
APRSWXNET | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch

Elev 4599 ft 30.37 °N, 103.65 °W | Updated 29 minutes ago

Overcast
Overcast
65 °F
Feels Like 65 °F
N
2
Wind Variable Wind from ENE
Gusts 5.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.28 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1500 ft
Overcast 3000 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 92%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:31 AM 8:17 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KE38 310515Z AUTO 07006KT 10SM SCT007 BKN015 OVC030 19/18 A3028 RMK AO2 T01860180
Pressure 30.28 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1500 ft
Overcast 3000 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 92%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:31 AM 8:17 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KE38 310515Z AUTO 07006KT 10SM SCT007 BKN015 OVC030 19/18 A3028 RMK AO2 T01860180

10-Day Weather Forecast

Almanac

Astronomy

Aug. 31, 2016 Rise Set
Actual Time
Civil Twilight
Nautical Twilight
Astronomical Twilight
Moon
Length of Visible Light
Length of Day
Tomorrow will be .
, % of the Moon is Illuminated

Today's Extremes

State Highs State Lows

Community

WunderPhotos

Upload Photos

1,936,040 photos uploaded!

WunderBlog® & News

Nearby

Air Quality

  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
Not available.

Snow Depth

Station Depth Elevation

Earthquake Activity

City Distance Mag. Time & Date
Minimum magnitude displayed is 2.5.

Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature

Stations

Nearby Weather Stations

Station Location Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Wind Precip. Elev Updated Type
                   

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 9:18 PM CDT Aug. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Rio Grande at Lajitas 1wnw.
* From Wednesday morning to Thursday evening, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet (4.0 meters).
* Impact... at 11.5 feet (3.5 meters), water approaches the fenced-in
park area.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.0 feet (5.5 meters) on
Jul 29 2013.


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

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Wed Wed Wed Wed
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Lajitas 1wnw 7.0 13.0 8.6 Tue 8 PM 10.6 13.3 10.0 7.2

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

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Wed Wed Wed Wed
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Lajitas 1wnw 2.1 4.0 2.6 Tue 8 PM 3.2 4.1 3.0 2.2


Lat... Lon 2923 10401 2937 10394 2923 10358 2909 10366 2917 10383





906 PM CDT Tue Aug 30 2016

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rio Grande at Castolon.
* From late tonight to Thursday evening, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.2 feet (3.1 meters).
* Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet (4.6 meters).
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early tomorrow morning.
The river will fall below flood stage by late tomorrow morning.
* 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 15.6 feet (4.7 meters) on
Sep 7 2014.


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

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Wed Wed Wed Wed
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Castolon 13.0 15.0 10.2 Tue 8 PM 12.9 15.6 11.1 8.6

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

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Wed Wed Wed Wed
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Castolon 4.0 4.6 3.1 Tue 8 PM 3.9 4.8 3.4 2.6


Lat... Lon 2909 10366 2923 10358 2920 10349 2912 10340 2900 10349





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:57 PM MDT Aug. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Wednesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast New Mexico and Texas... including the
following areas... in southeast New Mexico... central Lea
County... Eddy County plains... Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy
County... northern Lea County and southern Lea County. In
Texas... Andrews... Big Bend area... Crane... Davis/Apache
Mountains area... Dawson... Ector... Gaines... Guadalupe
Mountains... Loving... Marfa Plateau... Martin... Midland...
Pecos... Presidio valley... Reeves County and upper trans
Pecos... Terrell... Upton... Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor...
Ward and Winkler.

* Through Wednesday morning

* heavy rainfall is forecast over areas which received flash
flooding Sunday night and Monday. Any additional rainfall
could cause flash flooding.

* Low water crossings... bar ditches... Oilfield lease roads...
underpasses... and other urban areas prone to high water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.