Weather Talk

Buy One Pumpkin to Carve and One to... EAT???

Like so many right before Halloween, I love picking out the perfect pumpkin for carving up!!! Those cute little orange gourds have no idea what's about to happen to them! (Evil laugh!) Ha, ha, ha, ha!!!

Partial Eclipse on Thursday, but DON'T LOOK!

The RGV will be treated to another celestial treat on Thursday afternoon:  a partial eclipse of the sun!!  The only problem... we should NOT look at it without protective eyewear.

New Tropical Threat This Week?

We have a new tropical threat in the Gulf this week.  An area of convection in the southwestern Gulf has a 60% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours.  What is interesting about this particular disturban

Hurricane Gonazalo makes landfall in Bermuda

We are seeing Hurricanes affecting several parts of the world, and there are three that we are keeping a close eye one.

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!

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

Dry Air Means Two Chilly Mornings! But Why?

You may find this hard to believe, but some Valley residents actually ENJOY cooler weather!  What????  Yes, it's true!

El Niño is favored to begin in the next 1-2 months

We are in October already and El Nino continues to play a hide-and-seek game to us, but this time it looks like we are getting closer to learning of how strong or weak this El Nino will be this year.

The Atlantic Is Becoming Active Again

There have been no storms in the Atlantic over the last 20 days, but the tropics appear to be becoming active once again. 

So Far, So Quiet (Hurricane Season 2014)

We have 53 days left in Hurricane Season 2014 and, thank goodness, it has been a remarkably quiet year in the Atlantic.

The "Impossible" Blood Moon Early Wednesday

Get ready for the second "blood moon" lunar eclipse of the year Wednesday morning at 5:51, right before sunrise!  This blood moon is special and considered "impossible" because, if you are on the east coast of the Unite

Rain chances for the Valley

Tuesday looks to be marked by a strong high pressure system building to the west leading to dry weather for the next couple of days. 

Cooler for Sandcastle Days!

I CAN make a sandcastle, but it usually looks like a pyramid that melted.  If you've got a little talent for making sandcastles, or maybe you just love to see the beautiful, elaborate creations that most of us cannot possibly make, the

Heavy Rain on Friday?

Excluding the somewhat creepy fog over the last few mornings, the RGV has enjoyed some beautiful afternoons with partly cloudy skies and highs in the low 90s.  But will heavy rain return on Friday?

After All the Rain It's Time to Check for Mold

The RGV has certainly been blessed with a lot of rain this September.  The downside of all this rainfall is that sometimes the roof leaks and allows unwanted moisture into the walls.  That moisture, unfortunately, may be the perfect b