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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

Weather Talk

Winter Weather Wreaks Havoc on Skin and Lips

I always wondered why my hands get so rough and I itch all over in the winter, until I sat through a lecture by one of my meteorology professors in college.

What Are the Effects of Weather on Our Military?

II was honored to be an invited speaker at the American Meteorological Society’s local chapter meeting years ago at White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico.

Why Does Our Daytime Warmth Get Lost into Space?

“Why does the temperature drop so fast after the sun sets?” Many of us have wondered why we have seen chilly, below normal overnight low temperatures and followed by warmer than average afternoon high temperatures.

Several planets visible from Earth throughout January

We have been seeing those beautiful, clear skies lately, and if you just take a minute to look up you will see all sorts of beautiful and glittery objects twinkling up in the sky.

Three eclipses to happen in North America

I have always been intrigued with space. It's so vast and the idea of getting lost there is simply invigorating.

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)