‘Feels like’ temperatures in 20s, 30s possible

Get out the gloves, scarves, beanies and heavy coats because some very cold air is arriving in the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday and will continue for a few days.
And although some freezing conditions could occur Thursday night into Friday morning, it will be nothing like the RGV experienced during the February 2021 winter freeze.
A winter storm watch has been issued for portions of Starr, Hidalgo and Willacy counties from 12 a.m.
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Authorities recover body from resaca

Brownsville police are investigating the death of a 64-year-old man whose body was found floating in a resaca Wednesday afternoon.
Police and Brownsville firefighters recovered Jaime Villarreal Mendoza’s body sometime after 1:30 p.m. in the resaca located on North Coria Street and Cypress, said Investigator Martin Sandoval, spokesman for the Brownsville Police Department.
It’s believed Mendoza’s body had been in the water for at least one day.
Sandoval described Mendoza as a homeless man and said officers had made contact with him several occasions.
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BISD to delay start of school on Friday

Out of an abundance of caution, the Brownsville Independent School District announced that it will delay the start of classes on Friday due to inclement weather.
Elementary schools will start classes at 9 a.m., middle schools at 8:40 a.m., and high schools at 9:45 a.m.
BISD officials report transportation routes will also be delayed. The pick-up time for students will be one hour later from the regular scheduled time. Parents can drop-off students at the time they usually do.
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Wintry weather possible for some parts of the Rio Grande Valley

There’s a chance that some parts of the Rio Grande Valley could experience light sleet and or freezing rain Thursday night into early Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Brownsville/Rio Grande Valley.
The affected areas include Starr and Northern Hidalgo counties.
In addition, light sleet and or freezing is also possible Thursday night for southern Hidalgo and Cameron counties, the NWS reports.
A strong surge of cold air is expected to arrive in the Valley late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning bringing frigid temperatures.
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Wintry weather possible for some parts of the Rio Grande Valley

There’s a chance that some parts of the Rio Grande Valley could experience light sleet and or freezing rain Thursday night into early Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Brownsville/Rio Grande Valley.
The affected areas include Starr and Northern Hidalgo counties.
In addition, light sleet and or freezing is also possible Thursday night for southern Hidalgo and Cameron counties, the NWS reports.
A strong surge of cold air is expected to arrive in the Valley late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning bringing frigid temperatures.
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Officials offer vehicle safety tips during cold weather

As a cold front is expected to arrive in the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday bringing some much colder weather, AAA officials and others are offering tips on how to keep vehicles from being stolen and in safe operating conditions.
According to AAA, colder weather leads to crimes of opportunity for those individuals looking to steal cars, SUVs and trucks. “Thieves often look for the white smoke coming from the exhaust of unattended vehicles that owners are warming up,” AAA stated in a media release.
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Strong cold front on the way to RGV, ‘feels like’ temperatures in the 30s

There’s definitely going to be a winter chill in the Rio Grande Valley beginning on Thursday as the area is about to experience a strong surge of cold air.
And while it will feel cold on Thursday, it will feel a lot colder on Friday with “feels like” temperatures below 32 degrees until at least noon Friday, said Barry Goldsmith, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Brownsville/Rio Grande Valley. Friday’s temperatures will only rise to or a little above 40 degrees.
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