Weather Talk

Does Sunlight Lower Blood Pressue?

Living in the RGV may be good for your blood pressure, at least that's the focus of one interesting article by Maggie Fox of NBC News. 

Several planets visible from Earth throughout January

We have been seeing those beautiful, clear skies lately, and if you just take a minute to look up you will see all sorts of beautiful and glittery objects twinkling up in the sky.

Three eclipses to happen in North America

I have always been intrigued with space. It's so vast and the idea of getting lost there is simply invigorating.

What are Those Strange Things in the Sky?

CLOUDS!!  It's been a while, but the RGV got some clouds today with the passage of a cold front.  Low temperatures will fall into the low 50s Friday night, and Saturday will warm up significantly, into the upper 70s.  So enjo

Say Good-Bye to Perfectly Clear Skies

This is the view of the airport in Harlingen today.  The RGV has had a long stretch of crystal blue skies.  Enjoy because the clouds move in Friday with scattered showers.  Partly cloudy skies follow us into the weekend.

Chilly Winds, Clear Skies

We have experienced two cold fronts so far this week.  Normally with a cold front, we get clouds and chance of showers.  Not today nor yesterday.  Dew point temperatures dropped into the mid 30s, drying the Valley out.  We w

We Won't See Fog Like Today's Tuesday Morning

It took the sun a few hours to burn away Monday morning's fog along Highway 100.  Dew point temperatures were close to 70 however.  Tuesday morning, after the passage of a dry-air cold front, we are not likely to see any fog as de

Could we ever be inside a cloud?

Clouds are so interesting. Have you ever stared up at the sky and wondering how is it that they float all the way up there. I do, I actually day dream when I take the time to just look up at the sky, you can really get lost in thought.

Extreme weather throughout history

This year we have seen unusual weather so far, we've seen cooler temperatures in the Valley this winter. We have dropped down to the 30's for our overnight lows!!

Warm Enough for Snow?

Snow in McAllen today?  Actually, yes.  They trucked it in at Jackson Elementary School. Highs today were 81 in Brownsville and Harlingen; 82 in McAllen!

A Little Rain Today

The RGV received a little rainfall today, in the Lower and Central Valleys and the coast.  Here are the totals: BROWNSVILLE:  .04" HARLINGEN:  .03" BAYVIEW:  .11"

2013 Rainfall Map for the RGV

The National Weather Service has just posted a rainfall graphic showing total rainfall accumulation throughout the Valley for 2013.  It's clear that Harlingen and surrounding towns had the most.

As Cold as Sochi, Russia

Many people covered up sensitive plants last night in anticipation of a possible freeze.  Thankfully, the think clouds kept the RGV a little above freezing.  However, we were as cold as Sochi, Russia this morning.  Sochi is the l

NFL fans to endure freezing temperatures

Who is ready for some football?! How about a football game with freezing temperatures? That is the case for the Packers vs 49ers game. And it looks like this is a game for the record books.

Tough journey ahead for the three wisemen

It's an old tradition in my family to leave out your shoes at the front door so that the three wise men could leave us all kinds of delicious candy!