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[Update 10 am] Hazardous marine conditions are expected later today for all coastal, nearshore and offshore lower Texas coastal waters due to increasing winds this afternoon through tonight.
[Update 10 am] Hot, dry and breezy conditions will present an elevated fire threat today. High temperatures will top the century mark for most of deep south Texas and the Rio Grande Valley. Heat index values of 105-110 can be expected, so remember to stay hydrated and check on your outside pets or animals. A light chop is expected to build to choppy conditions on the bay today. A Small Craft Advisory will be in effect for the Laguna Madre from 1pm to 7pm. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect on Gulf waters from 7pm this evening until 1pm Friday, with seas of 4-6 feet and occasionally 8 feet.
[Update 10 am] A high risk for life threatening rip currents is expected today along area beaches for elevated swell and increasing waves still associated with Tropical Storm Cindy. A high risk of rip currents means conditions are dangerous for all swimmers. Sunny skies and breezy conditions are expected today with high temperatures in the mid 90s and heat index values up to 108 degrees. Stay hydrated, seek shade whenever possible and re-apply sunblock often!
Hot and dry conditions combined with breezy winds will present an elevated fire danger for Friday. Burning is discouraged. Potentially dangerous heat is expected through Friday with high temperatures topping off near 105-107 and heat index values near 110 or possibly more across the upper valley. An inverted trough and increased moisture coupled with an approaching frontal boundary will bring a chance of showers and thunderstorms to deep south Texas and the Rio Grande Valley this weekend into next week. The best chance for showers and thunderstorms is on Sunday and Monday. After a scorching week, temperatures return to normal this weekend into next week with lows in the mid 70s and highs in the low to mid 90s.
Brownsville: Yesterday's high temperature was 9 degrees above normal and the low was 1 degree above normal. The record high temperature of 102 degrees was set, tying the previous record high temperature set in 1878. The record low temperature of 67 degrees was set in 1899. No rainfall was reported at Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 4.03 inches was set in 1887. Harlingen: Yesterday's high temperature was 9 degrees above normal and the low was normal. A new record high temperature of 103 degrees was set, breaking the previous record high temperature of 101 degrees set in 1937. The record low temperature of 68 degrees was last set in 1963. No rainfall was reported at Valley International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 2.74 inches was set in 1993. McAllen: Yesterday's high temperature was 10 degrees above normal and the low was 3 degrees above normal. A new record high temperature of 107 degrees was set, breaking the previous record high temperature of 102 degrees last set in 2011. The record low temperature of 69 degrees was set in 1961. No rainfall was reported at McAllen Miller International Airport. The daily rainfall record of 1.13 inches was set in 1993.

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