Weather Talk

Strongest Category 4 May Hurricane in Easter Pacific

Named Amanda, it is now the strongest May Eastern Pacific Hurricane on record. Still at a category 4, Amanda has the strength close to a category 5 hurricane.

Comet to pass close to Earth after meteor shower

Was the late night and sore necks worth gazing up in the sky for the unique meteor shower that was visible in the middle of the night?

What is the Ideal Hot Air Balloon Flying Weather?

I am currently looking at the wind forecast for this weekend preparing for my 17th year as “Weather Wizard” for the KLAQ Balloonfest.

Sky May Unleash Shooting Star Storm

I am always amazed when it comes to events that happen overhead. Usually it has to do with cool cloud formations, thunderstorms, falling winter snow or our amazingly beautiful desert sunsets.

When Do We Normally Hit 100º in El Paso?

This past weekend we felt the temperatures begin their seasonal push into the hot zone in El Paso and across the Borderland. Sunday El Paso hit a high of 96º!

Baseball vs the Heat

Take me out to the ball game!

Pets can die quickly in hot cars

It is safe to say it's pretty hot outside. In fact, if it gets too hot, we can easily take off a couple of clothing layers and even run around in our undergarments if necessary.

High Pressure Produces Both Nice and Dangerous Weather

Most of us here in the Borderland would like to see an end to our “windy season”. In order for this to happen a ridge of high pressure has to build in strong over the Great Basin in the southwestern US.

Is Wind Power Good for the Borderland?

When ever I write a “Weather Talk” on the topic of wind, I always have someone say” How come the Borderland does not have more wind turbines?” or “Why do we not use the wind as a renewable energy s

Sunday’s Peak Winds, “Colder” Air Pushes in Tonight!

I really do wish everyone had a wonderful Mother’s Day Weekend, especially all the hardworking, beautiful Mom’s! Saturday was very warm and breezy and Sunday was no fun wind wise!

Severe weather across the country on Mother's Day

I cannot say I haven't enjoyed myself this Mother's Day, because I have.

Cities across the country taking the heat of climate change

The National Climate Assessment was released last Tuesday and the information it revealed was intense to say the least.

Mother’s Day Weekend Forecast and More!

I guess it has been a little bit of wishful thinking combined with flashbacks from my youth of not wanting to get in trouble with mom that caused me to down play Sunday’s winds until last nights weather casts.

Are You Allergic to Weather?

I grew up with seasonal allergies my entire life, both spring and fall “hay fever” as some of us call it .There are many people around the TV station sniffing and sneezing.

What is the Difference Between a Weather Advisory, Watch or Warning?

Today ,many parts of the Borderland including El Paso and Las Cruces are under a Wind Advisory from 2 P.M.. until 8 P.M.. this evening. There will be strong westerly winds blowing at 20 to 35 mph with potential gusts of 45+mph.