Record-Breaking Temperatures Reported Across RGV

4 years 11 months 15 hours ago Friday, June 23 2017 Jun 23, 2017 June 23, 2017 11:52 AM June 23, 2017 in News

WESLACO – Record temperatures were reported across the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday, and they’re expected to remain high on Friday.

Temperatures in McAllen reached a high of 111 and Weslaco experienced temperatures of 107 on Thursday. Cameron County cities, Harlingen and Brownsville, saw high temperatures averaging above 100.

Some flights were rescheduled due to the high temperatures. Several shelters opened their doors to help people find relief from the weather.  

For Friday, the temperatures are predicted to reach triple digits again. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the Valley and it will remain in effect until 5 p.m.

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According to KRGV Meteorologist Andrew Chung, there are predictions of scattered showers for the weekend, with a 50 percent chance on Sunday and Monday. 

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