Dangerous heat, strong winds taking over the Rio Grande Valley Monday afternoon


HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO)—After a period of significant rainfall and below normal temperatures, heat and humidity have returned to the Rio Grande Valley.

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Winds have picked up as well, with the strongest winds expected Monday in Cameron and Willacy counties.

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a wind advisory until 7 p.m. for all of Cameron and Willacy counties, including the coastal areas and South Padre Island.


Winds are expected to be gusting over 35-45 MPH.

Starr County is under a heat advisory until 7 p.m. for “feels like” temperatures in the 110-115 degree range.

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The “feels like” temperatures for the rest of the Rio Grande Valley are expected to be in the 105-110 degree range.

Be sure to stay hydrated and limit outdoor exposure to the extreme heat until this evening.

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