Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

Weather Talk

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.

Where do mosquitoes go during the winter?

It's been a while now that I have made looking at Facebook posts right when I wake up, a routine of mine. Every night before I go to sleep and every morning when I wake up, I am on Facebook.

Mother Nature Vs Lady Libery

Last night I stayed up late watching The Day After Tomorrow, and you remember that scene where the ocean level rises covering covering houses and of course our iconic statue Lady Liberty?

Does Santa Take Weather Flying Safety Precautions With His Sleigh and Reindeer?

I was thinking this morning about all the safety precautions Santa must take to fly around the world with his reindeer. Is Reindeer fur a natural “deicer”? Does he have to deal with a lot of turbulence?

What Is The "Frost Point"?

The atmospheric conditions were right for some frost to form in parts of east El Paso and the Borderland late Friday into Saturday. There were even some early morning snow flurries detected at the airport and in East El Paso.

T-shirts or Sweaters; Sun or Snow

Currently, the United States is confronted with some unfortunate weather right before the holidays. Here in El Paso, we are fotunate enough to look forward to a clear and warm-ish weather for both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Happy Winter Solstice

Happy first of winter!! Not only is today officially winter, but it is also the winter solstice!

December 20th in History

How would you define cold? For me, cold is sweater weather. It's when I have to wear layers of jackets and sweaters because its 40 degrees outside.

Our Smoky, Brown Haze Is Enhanced By Winter Weather

I am sure you have noticed a smoky, light brown haze hanging over our city the past few days. In fact this morning this dirty cloud was at its thickest.

Is This The Coldest Time of the Year Here In The Borderland?

Yes, the official kickoff for winter in the Borderland is this Saturday, December 21st at 10:11 A.M.. MST. We have already seen our share of chilly days so far this season, but the high temperature will approach the 70º mark on Thursday!