Weather Talk

Even the Birds are Waiting for the Cold Front

Notice that these beautiful birds are looking to the North and East.  Coincidence?  I think not!

A Record April Heat Wave

Wow!  What a heat wave!  Even for the RGV, this weekend and Monday were exceptionally warm. Here is some official high temperature information for Monday, April 28.

Largest U.S. storm to happen in the next few days

Strong winds and gusts are what we have been talking about for the past two days.

How to keep safe in High Wind weather

Today is a perfect day to keep some of these windy tips in hand. Fortunately we aren't seeing extremely high winds, but they are still strong enough to cause some major damage.

The Cold Front You Almost Didn't Notice

Happy Friday, everyone, and TGIF. 

Patchy Fog Anyone?

Have you ever wondered why the RGV gets very little fog on a cloudy night and quite a bit of fog on a clear night?

Lyrid Meteor Shower

If you enjoy stargazing, then you will enjoy a multi-day meteor shower call the Lyrid Meteor shower.

Not Just Any Bunny at the Zoo!

When we think of the Gladys Porter Zoo, we think of giraffes, monkeys, and... bunnies.

A Little Rain for Good Friday?

Even a little rain is good!  But a little rain on Good Friday is just great. 

Another Chilly Night, Warmer Wednesday

Though we won't have a "blood moon" to keep us up very, very late and make us sleepy all day, we will still wake up to a chilly morning.  Thanks to clear skies and very light, dry breezes from the Northeast, lows will fall to

Blood Moon Tonight!

If the clouds clear away, and I expect that they will at least turn partly cloudy overnight, then the RGV will be treated to a rare celestial treat:  a Blood Moon.

Meteors, blood moons.. what's next?

Many people saw the amazing light show last night, which was describes as a big "fireball" that fell from the sky. And today we know what it was!

Can fracking lead to a major Earthquake?

I think it's safe to say we all saw this coming. For those who don't know what fracking is, it's hydraulic fracturing. But it's easier and more fun to say fracking.

Maybe I've Used Too Much Fertilizer

Everyone knows I love to garden.  If I'm not applying pre-emergent weed preventer to my lawn, then I am putting down some fertilizer.  But let this photo be a warning:  don't put down to much fertilizer, or the insects ma

The challenges of forecasting for a coastal area

It's always fun filling in for Chief Meteorologist Robert Bettes. The weather is completely different from what I am used to, which is a dry and warm climate.