Valley Heat Prompts Border Patrol to Issue Warning

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WESLACO – A rise in temperatures in the Rio Grande Valley is prompting Border Patrol to take precautions.

Record heat could be potentially deadly to those crossing the border illegally.   

Rescue beacons are set up throughout the Valley to alert Border Patrol agents when someone is distressed and in need of help.

KRGV’s Trason Bragg asked one Valley resident about his experience working in record heat.

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