VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be partly to mostly cloudy with highs of 93 in the Lower Valley, 98 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph. Wednesday will be partly cloudy with highs of 93 in the Lower Valley, 99 in the Upper.
Every human is intrigued by thunderstorms and lightning. Honestly, though it is amazing to watch, lightning scares the heck out of me! And for good reason... year-to-date, there have been 9 deaths by lightning nationwide.
Today A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. South southeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon.
Now that summer has arrived, our pets are spending more time outdoors, which can put them at risk for fleas and other harmful parasites.
The good news is that pet owners can prevent these problems before they start.
Several Fourth of July celebrations are underway today and will continue through the evening.
Here's a look at some of the larger fireworks shows set to take place at about the 9 p.m. across the Valley.
Several Fourth of July fireworks shows are taking place tonight across the Rio Grande Valley. Below you can find information on a few of the larger Independence Day celebrations and fireworks displays.