HARLINGEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) – Stay very weather aware. Another round of strong to severe storms is approaching the valley.

The storms started up around 2 p.m. and are expected to last through the evening.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the entire valley until 6:00 p.m.

The Storm Prediction Center had most of the valley under a Slight Risk for severe storms (scale 2 out of 5) to develop today. Areas include Edinburg, McAllen, Weslaco, Harlingen, Brownsville, and South Padre Island.

Residents in many parts of San Benito saw hail for the second day in a row.

All storm hazards are possible. Primary threats will be damaging winds and large hail. Road flooding may also occur.


Hundreds of homes and businesses are still without power. AEP Texas is reporting nearly 2,000 customers have no lights as of 5:30 p.m. The majority are in Cameron County. MVEC is reporting 200 customers without lights and the Brownsville Public Utility Board

To be alerted when a storm is approaching your area, download the Valley Storm Team app.

If there is storm damage where you are and it is safe to take a picture or video, please send it to share@valleycentral.com