Weather Talk

Tropical Storm Bertha Could become a Hurricane by next week.

Tropical Storm Bertha is the second tropical storm of the Atlantic this year.

Meet Tropical Storm Bertha, Second Named Storm

Tropical Storm Bertha is the second named storm for the Atlantic for the 2014 Hurricane Season.  The graphic indicates the predicted path of Bertha through the Dominican Republic and up near and parallel to the Florida coastline.

A Death Even Rarer than 'Struck by Lightning'

The Center for Disease Control has just published an article entitled "Deaths Attributed to Heat, Cold,

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.

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)

Hey, Where Did the Moon Go?

Don't worry.  Saturday's moon will not be visible because it is a New Moon.  What's that? 

Who and Where are People Killed by Lightning?

The National Weather Service has analyzed the data of people killed by lightning between 2006 and 2013.  Though being killed by lightning is still a very, very rare occurrence, it happens every single year.  I want to summarize some o

The Valley's First Tropical Concern?

According to predictions by the National Hurricane Center, we have nothing to worry about with Tropical Depression Two.  Tropical Depression Two is northeast of the coast of South America.  It is expected to travel to the west at arou

Scientists say Climate Change can no longer be ignored

Mother Nature's health is worsening every year, according to some scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National Climatic Data Center.

Polar Invasion sets records across the nation

We saw the Polar Invasion, or a really strong cold front with an associated low pressure system enter the United States and bring all sorts of crazy weather across the nation.

Severe Drought in Part of the RGV?

Take a look at this special map of Texas, prepared by the United States Drought Mitigation Center, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  This map indicates the different degrees of drought in our state as of J

The Five Ways Lightning Strikes People

The National Weather Service has prepared an excellent summary on lightning safety and awareness.  Let me summarize for you the five ways a person may be struck by lightning.

What is a Polar Vortex and is it coming our way?

You remember the polar vortex the country experienced in January right? Well it's now summer and we are about to experience another one again... right?

Did you miss last night's Super Moon

Across the world, people tweeted and facebooked impressive pictures of the Super Moon Saturday morning. The astronomical phenomenon known as “supermoon” lit up the sky early Saturday.