More heavy rainfall in the forecast for the Rio Grande Valley

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Editor’s note: This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

HARLINGEN (KVEO) — Rain chances are going to be headed upward again beginning Tuesday and will continue into Thursday.

UPDATE 7:50 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Hidalgo county until 8 p.m. Heavy rain, radar indicated winds of 60 miles per hour, and large hail is associated with these storms.

Large hail is life-threatening. Stay in the center most portion of your home, away from windows. Storms will continue through the rest of the evening. 

UPDATE 6:55 p.m. A flood advisory has been issued for West-Central Cameron County until 7:45 p.m.

Some locations that might experience flooding include San Benito and Los Indios.

UPDATE 5:46 p.m. Storms over Cameron county are consisting of dangerous lightning, winds in excess of 40 miles per hour and pea-sized hail. Another area of thunderstorms is moving through Starr county with heavy rain and dangerous lightning.

Heavy rain could cause isolated road flooding in some areas.

By this evening, the potential for rain increases to 40% and then to 60% for Wednesday. Any storms that develop have the potential for very heavy rainfall.

Given the rainfall over the past couple of weeks, areas of flooding will be a possibility from this evening into Thursday afternoon.

This is a developing weather situation and will be updated as conditions change.

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