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A Return of Showers This Weekend?

It's been about a week since the RGV has hand any measurable rainfall.  It certainly has been a gorgeous week weather-wise, but it's time for a little change this weekend... rain!

Ring of parking meter thefts in Brownsville, 20 machines broken

A ring of parking meter burglaries has hit downtown Brownsville over the last week. \ So far, three men have been arrested and police are still looking for a fourth.

Player of the Week: Mercedes Rene Presas and Joshua Garza

Newscenter23 and Chevy dealers have team up to bring you The Chevy High School Football Player of the week.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Friday will be mostly sunny and warmer with highs of 89 in the Lower Valley, 91 in the Upper. We may see a few high clouds Friday, and the SE winds will range from 10-25 mph.

Greg Abbott continues campaign in Brownsville

Governor candidate Greg Abbott continued his grassroots campaign in Brownsville this morning. The meet and greet with the Attorney General stopped at Cobbleheads before making his way across the valley.

Tests show shrimp from Arroyo City farm are safe to eat

Test results are back after 250,000 shrimp died at an Arroyo City shrimp farm.

Border Patrol agents rescue injured Guatemalan in remote area

A Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR) unit respond to a call from an injured man in a remote area near Encino.

Police on cyclist safety detail

Brownsville Police Officers made contact with cyclists to inform them of traffic laws and promote bicyclist safety practices. This was done in an effort to improve road travel for motor vehicles and bike driving individuals.

Smell forces evacuation of elementary school

Smells forced the evacuation of Salinas Elementary in Alton this morning. The Mcallen Fire Department was called out around 9:00 AM Thursday morning, after a staff member reported a smell they feared could be hazardous.

Wanted sex offender turns himself into authorities

The Hidalgo Count Sheriff's Department is searching for sex offender who failed to register with authorities.

Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Thursday will be a beautiful day with sunny skies and just a tad warmer. Highs will climb to 88 in the Lower Valley, 90 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 5-20 mph.

Chilly Mornings and a Return of Patchy Fog?

The last few mornings in the Valley have been crystal clear and very chilly.  Brownsville dropped down to 60 on Tuesday morning, 56 on Wednesday.  McAllen was a cool 57 on Tuesday morning, 55 on Wednesday.  Harlingen got even col