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Solar Flare Alert: April 2

We are naturally focused on weather WITHIN the atmosphere, but there's plenty of weather to talk about in space.

Law enforcement officials applying for interim sheriff position

Out of a dozen hopeful candidates looking to fill the spot left by Lupe Treviño, Hidalgo County commissioners are expected to announce the interim sheriff tomorrow morning.

Harlingen traffic stop leads to $450,000 seizure

A routine traffic stop Saturday afternoon in Harlingen resulted in the seizure of $450,000 found in a hidden compartment.

Crash victim wanted for stabbing wife

A man who was wanted in Corpus Christi is dead after crashing truck into a pole early Tuesday morning.  

Pet of the Week

"My name is Robert Dippong. I'm the supervisor for the Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center.

Reward increased to $13,000 for sex offender who crosses between Reynosa and McAllen

The reward for Juan Carlos Pena, 49, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of April.

Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott introduces "Educating Texans" policy in Weslaco

Texas governor hopeful Greg Abbott revealed the first phase of his "Educating Texans" policy plan here in the upper Valley. 

Edinburg mother arrested a second time on child endangerment charge

An Edinburg mother is facing additional child endangerment charges after her 3 year-old daughter was found in the middle of the street.

Pharr authorities find woman's body in canal

Pharr police are investigating whether or not a body found this weekend belongs to a woman reported missing earlier this month.

SPI drowing victim identified by authorities

South Padre Island officials have released the name of the Pharr teen who drowned in rough waters over the weekend.

Undocumented immigrants detained by Border Patrol in Edinburg stash house

Two dozen undocumented immigrants are now in the custody of Border Patrol after Edinburg police discovered a stash  house in a residential area.

Today's Weather Forecast

Tuesday will be partly to mostly cloudy and warmer with highs of 87 in the Lower Valley, 90 in the Upper. The SE winds will range from 10-35 mph.

Last Minute ACA Signups Overwhelm workers and system

Time is up! The enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace expired March 31st at midnight.

Get Ready to Warm Up!

Monday was a beautiful and "normal" day with highs of 83 in Brownsville, 87 in the McAllen, and 84 in Harlingen.