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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Weather Talk

Polar Vortex to return!

I am so happy that Mother Nature is being extremely nice to us here in the borderland. Our highs have been in the upper 50's to upper 60's.

Clouds Can Help You Forecast the Weather

I think I am going to start my own group of “Cloud Gazers”.

Hey! That Cloud Looks like Grandpa!

The best days are when you have the time to lay back in a park or back yard and look at the sky and analyze the clouds. Hey that one looks like an Elephant! Look at that one, it looks like a bird!

Our Friend the “Dew Point”

Every once in a while someone asks me why do you show and talk about the “dew point?” We know it is a temperature, but what some of us do not understand that is a very important gage on what type of weather we will

Could we ever be inside a cloud?

Clouds are so interesting. Have you ever stared up at the sky and wondering how is it that they float all the way up there. I do, I actually day dream when I take the time to just look up at the sky, you can really get lost in thought.

Extreme weather throughout history

This year we have seen unusual weather so far,  It's warmer in the Sun City, this year. 

A Bumpy Flight? Many Different Factors Cause Turbulence

I remember flying back to Las Cruces from Colorado years ago in a small 19 seat airplane, when the plane dropped what I estimated was 1,000 feet or so in a matter of seconds. It jolted me out of my half awake state.

Does Your Health Depend Upon The Weather?

I get people coming up to me  all the time saying “I know the weather is going to change because my bum knee hurts, or my back aches. I used to laugh it off and say “give me a call next time to help me out with my forecast.

Does Solar Activity Affect Our Weather?

No this "X Class  Solar Flare" is not something created by "Professor X" of Marvel Comics "X Men" Fame, but I have to admit that first came to mind.

Bring On The Westerly Winds!

       …you do not need a weatherman to tell you which way the wind blows. (Bob Dylan)

What Is The Difference Between An Arctic And A Polar Air Mass?

When you hear the words "arctic" and "polar do you shiver with images of igloos, dangerous freezing winds, Polar Bears and dog sleds racing over the snow and ice covered tundra?  My thoughts exactly!  I used to think th

NFL fans to endure freezing temperatures

Who is ready for some football?! How about a football game with freezing temperatures? That is the case for the Packers vs 49ers game. And it looks like this is a game for the record books.

Tough journey ahead for the three wisemen

It's an old tradition in my family to leave out your shoes at the front door so that the three wise men could leave us all kinds of delicious candy!

2013 Was A Year Full Of Extreme Weather

I have been thinking quite a bit lately about how fortunate we are to live in the Borderland, especially weather wise. I decided to take a look back at 2013 where there were plenty of powerful weather events.