We are seeing plenty of storm activity across the Borderland region, caused by s stalled front to the east of us, the increase in moisture and, of course, the heat.
We hit record highs this afternoon, breaking our previous record of of 102° set in 2002.
This will help us see strong storms tonight and tomorrow. This means expect heavy rainfall, small hail and strong downburst winds.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Fort Hancock, as hail and heavy rain were reported around 6 p.m.
These storm chances will increase Wednesday afternoon, so make sure to keep an eye on the sky and remember these rules:
Some easy phrases to remember: When thunder roars, head indoors; and turn around, don’t drown. Lightning can travel far distances and can be deadly for those outdoors. Never drive through flooded roadways, as you never know how deep that goes.
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