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Last Map Update: Fri, May. 26, 2017 at 12:05:09 pm CDT

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Heat will be the main weather story today across the Rio Grande Valley and the rest of Deep South Texas. Temperatures will climb into the middle 90s to low 100s across the region with conditions feeling like the heat indices of 105 to 110 degrees. Drink plenty of water and wear light-weight, loose fitting and light colored clothing today. Otherwise, expect partly cloudy skies by the afternoon with breezy southeast winds. For the mariners, expect choppy to rough conditions on the bay and gulf seas of 4 to 7 feet. A Small Craft Advisory for Winds will be in effect for the Laguna Madre from 10 am to 7 pm. A Small Craft Advisory will continue across the offshore coastal gulf waters from 20 to 60 nm out until 6 pm this evening. Small craft should exercise caution on the nearshore gulf waters from 20 to 60 nm out.
The moderate risk of rip currents continues for area beaches along the Lower Texas Coast due to elevated wind-wave action, so use caution if you decide to enter the surf. Skies will gradually clear into the afternoon with temperatures reaching into the upper 80s. Remember to bring the sunblock and the apply often as the UV index is within the very high range.
Hot and humid conditions will be expected through the majority of the holiday weekend with heat index values ranging between 105 and 110 degrees. Stay hydrated and seek shade when possible during any outdoor events this holiday weekend. For Memorial day, expect mostly cloudy skies with chance for rain and thunderstorms from an approaching upper level disturbance.
Hot and humid conditions will continue through the first half of the holiday weekend with heat indices between 105 and 110 degrees. Stay hydrated and seek shade during any outdoor events this holiday weekend. Memorial day through Wednesday of next week will feature the passing of an upper level disturbance with rain and thunderstorm chances across the region. Late Monday through Tuesday features the best chances for activity.
Brownsville: Yesterday's high temperature was a degree above normal and the low was 7 degrees below normal. The record high temperature of 96 degrees was last set in 2011. The record low temperature of 52 degrees was set in 1901. No rainfall was reported at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.76 inches was set in 2007. Harlingen: Yesterday's high temperature was 2 degrees above normal and the low was 10 degrees below normal. The record high temperature of 98 degrees was set in 1955. The record low temperature of 57 degrees was set in 1967. No rainfall was reported at Valley International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 6.73 inches was set in 2007. McAllen: Yesterday's high temperature was 3 degrees above normal and the low was 7 degrees below normal. The record high temperature of 103 degrees was set in 1989. The record low temperature of 62 degrees was set in 1967. No rainfall was reported at McAllen Miller International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 0.59 of an inch was set in 2016.

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