Weather Talk

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.

Is this the Last Blast of the Borderland's "Windy Season"?

There is a Wind Advisory in effect from 2 P.M. until 8 P.M. for all of El Paso County and Southern Dona County including Las Cruces. Strong winds with peak gusts of 50mph and blowing dust are expected.

Gustnadoes very common in the Borderland

As we are nearing the the time when we start to see thunderstorms, we also run into the chance of seeing gustnadoes. El Paso rarely sees tornadoes in the area, but we do see plenty of gustnadoes.

Early rain season coming to the Borderland

Possible hail storms and thunderstorms to form early in the borderland! Isn't that exciting?

Why Does Colder Air Move in Faster and Sometimes Carry in Dust?

Another cold front blew in from the northeast yesterday, carrying in dust from the drought stricken Texas Panhandle, the eastern plains of New Mexico and some white gypsum sand dust from White Sands, New Mexico.

Meteorology/Weather Myths and Legends

There are so many weather/meteorology myths that I hear, at least a few times a week.

Chihuahuas Opening Day Weather Forecast

The day has finally arrived! The El Paso Chihuahuas will play their first game in the new Southwest University Park. The game is against the Fresno Grizzlies and the first pitch will be thrown at 7:05 P.M..

Largest U.S. storm to happen in the next few days

UPDATE: At least two people were killed when a tornado destroyed parts of the downtown area of Quapaw, Oklahoma, according to officials. And another died as a tornado hit Mayflower, Arkansas.

How to keep safe in High Wind weather

Today is a perfect day to keep some of these windy tips in hand. Fortunately we aren't seeing extremely high winds, but they are still strong enough to cause some major damage.

Are We in the Final Stretch of our "Windy Season"?

This “windy season" across the Borderland has not been too bad this year. We have seen about 4 or 5 really ugly dusty days caused by strong upper level weather systems and a couple cold fronts.

Predicting Hail, When or Where will it Strike?

This past Saturday, April 19th, 2014 Much of El Paso County experienced strong thunderstorms that produced large amounts of hail along with a moderate to heavy downpours.  There was pea size to golf ball size hail that did

NASA one step closer to finding "habitable" planet

Happy Earth Day everyone! It's been a rough 4.54 billion years, but we've made it this far! Speaking of which, what better way to commemorate Earth Day, than by mentioning other planets that could hold life?

Meteor shower tonight!

Look up at the sky tonight and pray the moon isn't a distraction! Tonight is the night to see the Lyrid Shower! Although it's not  the biggest meteor shower this year, it is one worth staying up late for.