Weather Talk

Extended Forecast

After a wet week in the Valley, our rainy period is finally waning as dry air continues to move into the region.

Which Came First? Ocean or Sun?

It isn't often we stop to ponder the age of basic things around us, but consider this:  According to scientists, the water in the ocean is older than the Sun! Hmmm.  What?  How?

We've Received 50% of This Year's Rain in September!

September is normally the Valley's wettest month!  But as of Wednesday night, with six days left in September, the month accounts for 50% of our year-to-date rainfall!  Well, 49.5%, but I'm rounding up.

Fall Begins 9:29 Monday Night!

If you felt just the slightest coolness in the air Monday, it was because of a mild cool front and also because it was the last day of Summer.  Fall officially began Monday night at 9:29.

Atlantic Hurricane Season could hold some surprises

The Atlantic hurricane season is about as quiet as last year, with only five named storms so far, but that doesn't mean you can sit back and relax.

Hurricane Season... "It Ain't Over Yet!"

Let's face it!  The Valley needed a really good rain.  A few waves of tropical moisture have delivered that rain in the last few days.  The grass, the trees, and the bushes all look so beautiful and green.  The air is fr

We're ABOVE NORMAL on Rainfall!... for the moment.

Get the party horns and the confetti ready!!  For the first time all year, Brownsville is ABOVE NORMAL on year-to-date rainfall.  As of Monday night, Brownsville received 18.03 inches for the year, 8.52 inches for the month of Septemb

What to do in case of flooding

No one can deny the wild weather we have experienced these past couple of days. Anywhere from flood warnings to tornado warnings, the Valley has seen it all.

Extended Forecast

Most of us got a very substantial amount of rain earlier today, others too much where flooding occurred.

We Must Watch the Gulf this Weekend

Friday night, the low pressure system we expected to bring the RGV heavy rainfall, is now being watched by the National Hurricane Center.  The area of low pressure, within 150 miles of SPI, now has at 10% chance of developing into a tropic

Tropical Update: New Threat to Gulf?

A tropical convective mass sits over the Bahamas.  It has a 10% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours, according to the National Hurricane Center.  What makes the area of concern interesting is that lon

Where Are We? In the Universe, That Is?

If you're like me, then the first thing you do when you enter a mall is look for the map.  I don't care if I've been to that mall 500 times, I need to know where all the stores are!

Getting a taste of fall-like weather

We are about 16 days away from the official start of fall, and already we are seeing beautiful cool weather. What was supposed to be an rain action packed weekend, turned out to be quite different.

Remnants of Dolly to help produce more rain

Tropical Depression Dolly is no more, but the remnants of it are still haunting Brownsville and the RGV. Dolly drenched Mexico's Gulf coast before moving inland over mountains and dissipating on Wednesday.

Thanks, Dolly, for Some Decent Rain

Wednesday was the Valley's best chance to get some much needed rainfall out of Tropical Storm Dolly.  Well, Dolly did not disappoint.  The RGV could get more rain on Thursday as well.