Cold front arrives to the RGV, brings cooler temperatures, rain chances


HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — As of 6 p.m. Wednesday, a strong cold front has moved into the Rio Grande Valley bringing isolated thunderstorms with heavy rain and breezy conditions.

Rain chances will remain in the forecast through Thursday morning.

Scattered, heavy downpours fell throughout Hildago county from Edinburg, McAllen, Pharr and as far south as Hildago.

Heaviest of rain is now over Tamaulipas and is coming to an end in Hildago county as of 8:03 pm. Expect more showers to flare up overnight into Thursday morning for the RGV.

Radar as of 8:03 pm on March 31, 2021

Winds have picked up out of the north at 20 to 25 miles per hour with gusts up to 30 miles per hour.

As of 9:04 p.m., temperatures have fallen into the 70s and 60’s across most locations. Overnight lows will continue to fall into the 50s. Expect chilly conditions heading out the door Thursday morning.

Overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning, more showers with isolated heavy downpours are expected to fall across the RGV which could cause a messy commute to and from work and school.

Temperatures will be on the chilly side in the 50s and 60s.

Also, the National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for all coastal areas in the RGV until 7 p.m. Thursday. Minor coastal flooding is expected with water reaching or pushing into the dunes on South Padre Island. Surf height will range from 6-9 ft.

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