Weather Talk

April Borderland Planting and Yard Care Tips

I past by my neighbors house today that always has a beautiful yard all year long! Yes, they are the envy of the rest of the neighborhood.

Are chemtrails really a conspiracy theory?

Chemtrails seems to be a poplar topic especially now that we are able to see clearer skies and are able notice more contrails left behind by certain jets or planes.

Prepare to be amazed!

Ok so everyone has heard of a blue moon right? For those who haven't a blue moon is is an extra full moon that appears twice in one season or a month. 

Which Day has the Best “Outdoor Weather” this Weekend!

The weekend is upon us! I do not know about you but I always look for the best outdoor day of the weekend, every day when I look at the forecast.

A Day in the Life of a TV Meteorologist

I woke up thinking about all the things that i do that go into being a TV Meteorologist, There have been many duties added to my job description over the past 20 plus years I have been doing television weather casts.

Petrichor-The Smell of Rain

Last night there were light showers and even a few thunderstorms that traveled through our parched desert. There was this beautiful, pleasant smell that floated through the air and lingered into the late nighttime hours.

Check the Weather Before You Cookout!

I was eating some steak straight from a BBQ grill this weekend thinking about all the weather challenges there are when you are grilling outdoors. Most of us wait for a sunny, nice weather to fire up the grill.

Showers and Thuderstorms Are Headed to the Borderland!

Rain in the Borderland! That sentence is not uttered to often in the driest city in Texas! Our entire region is under drought conditions with high fire dangers, so any rain is especially welcome right now.

Is Haboob an acceptable meteorological term?

Last week, the Panhandle region saw a massive dust storm forming and it wasn't the dust storm that got some Texans a bit riled. It was the meteorological term.

Longer days shorter nights!

This is actually my favorite season by far! The weather begins to smooth out with warmer days, which means I can officially start wearing all my cute dresses that have been hanging in closet for quite a few months now.

We Are All Under Pressure, Atmospheric Pressure That Is!

Meteorology books typically describe us as living in an ocean of air. Funny thing is air does behave similarly in many ways like water. This ocean of air exerts air pressure.

Wind Direction Helps Us Know What The Winds Will Carry In

Our weather really depends on the strength and direction of the winds here in the Borderland. Yesterday we saw dust carried in from the Texas Panhandle mixed in with some gypsum dust from White Sands by a cold front.

How Do You Celebrate the First Day of Spring?

Hooray for spring! More daylight, budding and growing plants, animals searching for and showing off for perspective mates (some humans may also behave in a similiar fashion!).

Are You Afraid of the Weather?

We all have our phobias we have developed and have had to deal with throughout our lives. Many people are afraid of public speaking, some are deathly afraid of heights or flying in an airplane.

What is a cold front exactly

We just experienced a cold front and we are already seeing those cooler temps. But what is a cold front exactly? Is it just strong cold air coming and and cooling us down?