Weather Talk

Tips for Lightning Safety

Every human is intrigued by thunderstorms and lightning.  Honestly, though it is amazing to watch, lightning scares the heck out of me!  And for good reason... year-to-date, there have been 9 deaths by lightning nationwide.

Hurricane Arthur is now a Post-Tropical Cyclone

Hurricane Arthur is thankfully losing speed and energy as it continues to move north along the east coast.

Your Holiday Weekend Forecast

Enjoy the holiday weekend, and be thankful that we are not on the east coast of the United States, where Hurricane Arthur is wreaking havoc. 

Projected Path of Arthur

The Carolinas and Virginia will not have the best 4th of July weekend with the passage of what could become Hurricane Arthur.  Here is the latest projected trajectory of that storm.

Lighter Winds, Cooler Day?

If you own a sailboat then this may not be good news:  The winds on Tuesday will be a little lighter, making the highs slightly cooler. 

5.2 magnitude Earthquake strikes close to Arizon and New Mexico Border

Another Earthquake struck on Sunday, on June 29,2014 at about 8:30 a.m. according to the USGS website.

Drought conditions in the Valley improve

The drought conditions in the Valley has been improving since May of this year. The National Weather Service released a report where they say things are looking up for South Texas.

The Hurricane Center has a Blog Too???

Are you as excited about tropical weather as I am?  Well, my friends, since the Valley will be enjoying partly cloudy skies with highs of 94 in the Lower Valley, 98 in the Upper, and since the RGV will only have a few scattered showers on

More of "Nature's Fireworks" for Thursday

It's hard to believe that the 4th of July is just 10 days away.  These firework stands are open in Harlingen.  Even though the Valley is below normal on its year-to-date rainfall, we are lucky that fireworks are not illegal, as th

Not Enough Rain to Float a Boat... Yet.

The Monday morning cloudy skies and scattered showers were quite nice in Harlingen and much of the Lower Valley.  The scattered Monday evening t-showers brought some much needed rain to Starr County.  But rain totals did not exactly w

Hurricane outlook in the Atlantic for June

There hasn't been a lot of rain fall in the Valley lately. We usually get our rain from the hurricanes that form in the Atlantic.

What does the first day of summer really mean?

Summer is easily one of my personal favorite season's of the year.

Sun protection do's and don'ts

Summer is upon us, just one day away. This means we all want to have that great skin tone and body tone to rock our bathing suits on the beach. But exposing your skin too much to the sun is very unhealthy.

Extended Forecast

We have seen quiet weather for the most part this week.

Thunderstorms can strike no matter where you are

Predicting a severe thunderstorm isn't easy, especially if you are out sailing and having fun. Although the odds are in your favor that your boat may never be hit by lightning, if it happens it can have devastating effects.