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Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

June 16, 2022 | By Natalia Gonzalez Blanco Serrano

Texans are no strangers to heat, but everyone’s feeling it this summer as temperatures continue breaking records.

In Big Bend National Park, Wildfire Burns Visitor Center and La Harmonia Store in Castolon

May 23, 2019 | By Matt Joyce

A wildfire in Mexico jumped the Rio Grande River into Big Bend National Park and burned down a camp store set in a historic U.S. Army barracks in Castolon on Wednesday night, the national park reported. The fire started from unknown causes on Tuesday or Wednesday, sending a plume of smoke into the sky. Wednesday afternoon, when temperatures were over 100 degrees, heavy winds blew burning embers into the riverside mesquite forest in the national park.

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