Weather Talk

Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

This tradition has been in my family for many many years. It's the day we honor the dead, rather than grieve for them. We celebrate their "return" to earth for that one day.

New Study Shows Daylight Saving Time Doesn't Work

Daylight Saving Time serves one purpose, and one purpose only, and that is to mess with our sleeping habits. By the way fall back one hour on Sunday at 2:00a.m. which means one more hour of sleep.

Don't Want to Turn Your Clocks Back Sunday? Blame Ben Franklin

If you've watched Newscenter 23 this week, you've probably noticed that tiny clock on the 7 day.  Maybe you've heard me mention (about 15 times) to "turn your clocks back one hour Sunday morning."

I Dressed My Whole Family for Halloween for Under $60. How?

Everyone knows how much I love Halloween, and the reason I love it is making all the costumes for my family. I learned this skill from my mother.

Tropical Storm Hanna: From Gulf to Caribbean to... Pacific?

It's been such a quiet hurricane season that it's sometimes hard to remember that we have 34 days left before it ends.

Tropical Depression in Atlantic has low chances for development

Remnants of Tropical Depression Nine have been spotted over the northwester Caribean Sea, just east of the Honduras-Nicaragua Border.

Extended Forecast

We continue to see a high pressure system dominating the Valley, which is why we have been seeing those beautiful mostly clear skies.

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.