Monthly Archives: June 2011

Tropical Storm Arlene Makes Landfall (6/30/2011)

Tropical Storm Arlene made landfall between 4am and 5am CDT near the city of Cabo Rojo, Mexico.  Maximum winds were recorded around 65 mph before making landfall, about 9 mph lower than hurricane status.  Arlene will continue to deteriorate as it … Continue reading

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Valley Forecast (6/29/2011)

12:30pm CDT Precipitation Chances: The Rio Grande Valley is already seeing the effects of Tropical Storm Arlene.  Spotty showers and thunderstorms will continue to move from east to west throughout the day and into the evening hours.  Precipitation should be … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Arlene (6/29/2011)

Invest 95 is now tropical storm Arlene.  It is still forecast to make landfall south of the Rio Grande Valley, but will still bring plenty of rain for the area beginning today (Wednesday) through the weekend.

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Invest 95, Better Organized (6/28/2011)

Written at 1:40pm CDT *Please see my Tropics page for up to date satellite images and an outlook from the National Hurricane Center* Invest 95 has become better organized over the past 24 hours and is continuing to gain strength … Continue reading

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More Rain In The Forecast (6/27/2011)

Written at 12:21 pm CDT… I continue to monitor what’s going on in the tropics.  Right now, surface observations in southern Mexico show a broad area of circulation coming from the southern tip of the Bay of Campeche. Computer forecasting models continue to … Continue reading

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Any More Rain? (6/25/2011)

RIO GRANDE VALLEY (6/25/2011-6/30/2011) Short Term Forecast (Tonight-Sunday Night) An upper-level ridge across Mexico will begin to strengthen and build eastward.  As this occurs, the Rio Grande Valley’s rain chances will begin to taper off.  However, timing on when the ridge will … Continue reading

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RGV RAIN (6/24/2011)

The Rio Grande Valley has been blessed with a good amount of rainfall between Wednesday, June 22 until Friday, June 24.  If you’re wanting to know why and how much it has rained, then I have those answers for you. … Continue reading

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