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A Heat Advisory is in effect from 1 PM until 6 PM for Hidalgo and Starr counties due to a combination between hot temperatures and high humidity. If you are spending time outdoors, take frequent breaks and hydrate often. Also, NEVER leave children or pets alone in vehicles!
Dangerous heat is expected again today across Deep South Texas with temperatures in the 100s to the west of Interstate 69C (Highway 281). A Heat Advisory will be in effect for Hidalgo and Starr counties from 1 pm through 6 pm for heat index values between 110 and 115 degrees. Drink plenty of water and wear light-weight, loose fitting and light colored clothing when outside. Otherwise, expect an another breezy day with skies becoming partly cloudy skies by the afternoon. For the mariners, a Small Craft Advisory for Winds will be in effect from 9 am until 6 pm across the Laguna Madre with breezy southeast winds and choppy bay waters. Small craft should exercise caution on the coastal gulf waters today as seas will range from 3 to 6 feet, occasionally 8 feet.
The moderate risk of rip currents continues for area beaches along the Lower Texas Coast due to elevated wind-wave action. Remember to swim near a lifeguard if possible or use a non-inflatable flotation device, such as a life jacket or boogie board. Skies will begin mostly cloudy before becoming partly cloudy by the afternoon with temperatures into the upper 80s. Don't forget to bring the sunscreen as the UV index is at extreme levels. Have fun and remember to be safe!
Hot, humid and breezy conditions will continue into Sunday with heat indexes between 105 and 110 degrees. Remember to stay well hydrated and seek shade frequently when outside. Beginning overnight Sunday, the chance for rain along with thunderstorms will be on the increase across Deep South Texas. Rain and thunderstorms will be likely on Memorial Day across the region. If thunder roars, please head indoors! Rain and thunderstorms will continue into Monday night.
Sunday will feature an another day of dangerous heat and breezy conditions across Deep South Texas with heat index values in excess of 105 degrees. Memorial Day and Memorial Day night will feature the likely chance for rain and thunderstorms with the arrival of an upper level disturbance off Mexico. Tuesday through Thursday will feature continued chances for rain and thunderstorms with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the upper 80s to the middle 90s. Locally heavy rainfall could cause periods of nuisance flooding of streets and low- lying areas from Memorial Day through midweek.
Brownsville: Yesterday's high temperature was 5 degrees above normal and the low was 6 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 98 degrees was set in 1928. The record low temperature of 50 degrees was set in 1901. No rainfall was reported at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 0.60 of an inch was set in 1933. Harlingen: Yesterday's high temperature was 6 degrees above normal and the low was 7 degrees above normal. The record high temperature of 100 degrees was set in 1924. The record low temperature of 60 degrees was last set in 1967. No rainfall was reported at Valley International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 5.10 inches was set in 1948. McAllen: Yesterday's high temperature was 8 degrees above normal and the low was 7 degrees above normal. Yesterday's high temperature broke the previous record high temperature of 99 degrees set back in 2000. Yesterday's low temperature of 81 degrees had tied the highest minimum temperature record last set back in 2015. The record low temperature of 66 degrees was set in 1967. No rainfall was reported at McAllen Miller International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 0.29 of an inch was set 1961.

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