Local News for Brownsville, Texas


NWS: Severe weather and heavy rainfall possible tonight

The National Weather Service in Brownsville reports the Rio Grande Valley could expect scattered strong to severe thunderstorms tonight. The NWS reports large hail, damaging winds and heavy rainfall can be expected with these thunderstorms. The main timing across the northern ranchlands will be likely after 8 p.m. If the storms holds together, they would READ MORE.

NWS: Severe weather could impact the Rio Grande Valley

The National Weather Service in Brownsville reports the Rio Grande Valley could experience severe weather and heavy rainfall through Tuesday. Forecasters report isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms are possible for late today, especially tonight. There’s a potential for additional isolated severe storms to continue into Monday and Tuesday. Pockets of locally heavy rainfall and isolated READ MORE.

Bishop announces Masses to return Monday

Bishop Daniel E. Flores, of the Catholic of Diocese of Brownsville, announced on Friday that churches will reopen on Monday and that there will be strict protocols to follow in keeping with recommendations of health officials. The protocols include practicing social distancing, the mandatory wearing of face masks and parishioners will be required to disinfect READ MORE.

40th Annual Texas History Day – BISD Awards Summary

Sixty-five BISD students took part as writers, filmmakers, web designers, playwrights, and artists in the 40th Annual online/virtual Texas History Day co-hosted by the Bullock Texas State History Museum and the University of Texas at Austin. This event welcomed students to research topics related to the theme Breaking Barriers in History and presented their own READ MORE.

Brownsville CBP Officers Seize $2.7 Million in Meth at Veterans International Bridge

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Nine buckets of alleged methamphetamine were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Veterans International Bridge. They intercepted the alleged load hidden inside a 2007 GMC Sierra. This significant seizure illustrates the commitment our CBP officers have in keeping these dangerous narcotics off our streets while processing traffic in READ MORE.