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Scientists confirm July set new global heat record

BROWNSVILLE — July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880, the latest in a long line of peaks that...

Hurricane outlook elevated as El Nino fades

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season might produce more storms following the end of an El Nino cycle, forecasters say. Forecasters with National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Hurricane outlook elevated as El Nino fades

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season might produce more storms following the end of an El Nino cycle, forecasters say. Forecasters with National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

More hurricanes possible as NOAA updates forecast

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season could get a boost with the end of El Nino, forecasters say. Forecasters with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or...

No relief from the heat in sight

The dog days of summer are here and will probably stay around for a while. According to the National Weather Service in Brownsville, Rio Grande...

BISD employee accused of having improper relationship with student

A Brownsville Independent School District employee has been placed on leave following his arrest on charges of having an improper relationship with a student. Adrian...

NWS: Locally heavy rain possible this afternoon

The National Weather Service in Brownsville wants Rio Grande Valley residents to be prepared for locally heavy rainfall this afternoon and evening as a...

Cameron voter sign-up surges

BROWNSVILLE — For the first time in Cameron County’s voting history, the county has registered more than 200,000 voters, and election officials hope to...

Valley could receive beneficial rain

Valley could receive beneficial rain By LAURA B. MARTINEZ Staff Writer A tropical disturbance hanging around the Bay of Campeche will likely bring heavy rain to parts...

Severe thunderstorm watched issued for RGV

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Rio Grande Valley. The watch remains in effect until 1 p.m....