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70 percent of TS Dolly showers forecast

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Fortunately for San Benito area residents, Dolly will not give a repeat performance of her 2008 debut as a Category 1 Hurricane, which left destruction in its wake throughout the Rio Grande Valley. However, Tropical Storm Dolly – a system with a familiar name that recently formed in the Gulf …

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Tropical Storm Karen expected to have little effect locally

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Tropical Storm Karen is expected to have little to no impact on the South Texas coastline with the exception of a few waves for local boaters, hence the temporary closure of Cameron County Beach Accesses No. 5 and No. 6, on South Padre Island and Boca Chica Beach. …

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Recent showers do little to alleviate drought

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito and the Rio Grande Valley have experienced heavy amounts of rain over the past weeks, but it has had little impact on the drought currently affecting the entire region. “This local rain is good for the sugarcane,” said Sonia Lambert of the Cameron County Irrigation District …

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