Area showers move in overnight as two Pacific systems pass through tonight into Thursday
Two Pacific weather systems are moving towards the Borderland pulling in clouds, moisture, area showers and mountain snow tonight through late Thursday night. The skies will be mostly cloudy tonight, breezy range winds and a cold low of 35º in El Paso. Cooler air will mix in with a 20 % chance of rain and a high of 55º Thursday.
There may be as much as 1" to 3" of snow accumulation in the Sacramento Mountains when the second storm system tracks through late Thursday into early Friday morning.
Our atmosphere dries out for the weekend weekend as morning temperatures stay in the cold low to mid 30's and daytime high temperatures in the seasonally cool upper 50's.seasonal temperatures persist.
High pressure builds over our region starting on Sunday producing above normal temperatures mid to upper 60º temperatures Christmas Eve and Christmas Day..
I will give you a closer look at your complete forecast tonight at 5, 6:30 & 10 P.M.. on NewsChannel 9.
Chuck DeBroder, Chief Meteorologist
KTSM, NewsChannel 9, NBC, El Paso, TX
915-532-5421 ext. 267