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Today's Weather Forecast

VALLEY FORECAST: Tuesday will be mostly sunny with just a few clouds. The SE winds will range from 10-30 mph. Highs will be 96 in the Lower Valley, 103 in the Upper.

Think the RGV's Hot? Try CoRoT-7b!

What?  What is CoRoT-7b?  It's an exoplanet with really hot weather.  What's an exoplanet?  An exoplanet is a planet OUTSIDE our own solar system.

Desalination plant to produce nearly 4M gallons more in drinking water

A multimillion dollar expansion at the Southmost Regional Water Authority is set to be completed January of 2015. State legislators made their way to the SRWA to study the desalination process.

One suspect arrested in Mercedes home invasion case

Hidalgo County investigators have arrested one suspect believed to be involved in a Mercedes home invasion case.

Moncia's House opens new facility in Cameron County

More children being victimized, means the need for increase in assistance, on Friday, Monica's House, a child advocacy center, cut the ribbon to a new facility.

Driver attempts to evade arrest by dragging officer

A man being arrested for disorderly conduct attempts to evade arrest by dragging the arresting officer with his vehicle.

Customs and Border Protection wants to remind travelers about the Ready Lanes

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge wants to remind travelers about the “Ready Lanes” functions, benefits and hours of operation.

Woman found asleep behind the wheel of a damaged vehicle arrested for possession

A call by a concerned citizen leads to the arrest of a woman for possession and public intoxication charges.

Tip on wanted person leads to arrest of homeowner for possession of marijuana

A call to police, about the location of a wanted person, leads to the arrest of a homeowner for possession of marijuana.

Operation Lone Star 2014 scheduled for August 4th

Operation Lone Star 2014 is coming to South Texas this summer.

Fire hydrant replacements to cause water interruptions the week of July 28th

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) will replace water hydrants during the week of July 28, which will cause temporary water interruptions for some BPUB customers.

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph.

Extended Forecast

We have been having some pretty warm temperatures in the Valley, and it's not going to change anytime soon. As the weather pattern remains fairly stagnant, tonight's weather conditions will be much like last night.

How long does it take to get sunburned without protection?

The sun here in the Valley is no joke as many of Rio Grande Valley folks can atest to. But simple things like putting on sunblock is a step that some of us are too busy to make time for. (me included)