Weather Talk

Storm Knocks Out Power

A moderate t-storm rolled through Brownsville Monday at approximately 1:50 pm.  A peak gust of 53 mph registered at the airport, and a total of 0.18 inches of rain fell into the rain gage. 

Fire danger, enhanced risk of wildfire growth

The National Weather Service has issued an enchanced risk of wildfire growth and spread on Sunday. There are gusty conditions existing coming in from the southeast and they are expected to combine with drier air.

Extended Forecast

We stayed on the drier side of things on Friday, but we are still expecting to see a slight chance of rain this weekend.

Scientists say Mother Nature may have gas

As you may recall, scientists were baffled by the mysterious holes popping up around Siberia, and now scientists are saying this could be a side effect Mother Nature is undergoing thanks to global warming.

Supermoon happens Sunday Night

Mother Nature is giving us plenty of opportunities this year to catch glimpses of some of it's extraordinary phenomena. That's right, part two of this summer's season of super moons is happening this Sunday.\

It's Been a Hot Week, and This Bird Needs Rain!

You have to look closely, but there's a little bird resting on the telephone line.  If we could read his little mind, he might be thinking, "Darn, it's been hot!  We need rain.  I'm hungry for a bug!"

What?? The Earth DOES NOT Orbit the Sun??

I learned something new about our solar system.  I always thought the Earth orbited the Sun, the center of the Sun.  Right? 

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