Weather Talk

Quirky weather facts you weren't aware of

In light of the monsoon, I decided to share a few fun facts about weather you probably didn't know about.

Monsoon in the Valley

Many people think when the monsoon begins it means we will automatically see severe weather and endless rain come our way.

What to do in a Severe Thunderstorm

Despite their size, all thunderstorms are dangerous. Every thunderstorm produces lightning, which kills more people each year than tornadoes. Heavy rain from thunderstorms can lead to flash flooding.

Your Father's Day Weekend Forecast

Kids sometimes think they need to buy something for dad for Father's Day.  Let me give the kids a little hint:  If you are a happy, healthy child, and you run over and give your dad a big hug and say, "Happy Father&#

Temperatures Could Peak on Thursday. Why?

The Upper Valley hit the triple-digits on Tuesday and Wednesday, but Thursday may end up being the hottest day of the week.

Look Up Any Hurricane's Track & Dates!

Let's say you'd like to look up the exact track of Hurricane Dolly.  In addition, you'd like to overlay the track of Hurricane Juan and compare the two storms.

Tornado watch for Eastern New Mexico

And the weather coverage continues for New Mexico and the Panhandle region. Ruidoso had a Tornado warning in Lincoln County which expired at 3:15p.m.

Flash Flood Watch for TX Panhandle and Oklahoma

Flash Flooding is the number one natural hazard killer in the U.S. This is why it's extremely important to get the word out that there is a flash flooding watch in TX Panhandle, and areas in Oklahoma.

Prepare Now, Before the Next Storm

Recognize that image?  I'll give you a hint:  This tropical storm made landfall on the Yucatán Peninsula near Cancún early on July 21, 2008, leaving at least 17 people dead in Guatemala and one person dead in the Yuc

Why Was the Name 'Dolly' NOT Retired?

The following is a list of storms for the 2014 Hurricane Season.  Please note the storm name that begins with "D."  Anyone who has lived in the RGV for a few years will understand the significance of that name.  But why

True or False: Rip Currents Pull People Underwater?

We often here about the "Risk of Rip Currents" being High or Low.  We may wonder:  "Do rip currents pull people underwater?"

Hurricane Season 2014 Begins Sunday

It's that time of the year again...  June 1, the beginning of Hurricane Season.  Nature has gone easy on the RGV for the last few years.  The last noteable storm was Alex back in 2010.

A Recap of Wednesday's Strong Storms

What a Wednesday afternoon!  A big storm system moved slowly through Texas during the Memorial Day weekend.  In its wake, Texas experienced severe storm after severe storm.  Numerous tornados were spawned throughout the state as

A Blessed Memorial Day... Weather-Wise Too

While we took some time today to remember all the service members who died for our country, and while we honored all the people who served in the armed forces, we should be thankful and grateful for their sacrifices.