Weather Talk

Weather to keep many indoors this New Year's Eve

Winter weather has finally decided to knock on our doors here in the borderland. Unfortunately, Mother Nature chose the wrong day to throw winter weather on us.

The four types of winter precipitation

The Borderland is seeing an arctic cold front blowing in as I am writing this “Weather Talk” This cold air mass will pull in some area rain, rain/snow mix and snow over the next 24 hours.

An Arctic chill followed by more rain & snow to end 2014 & kickoff 2015!

A Pacific cold front finally brought some snow to both El Paso Las Cruces metro areas Friday! There was a ½ inch to an inch sticking to the ground and cars in some parts of town this past Friday morning.

New Year's Celebration in any weather

It's finally beginning to feel like winter in The Borderland. We only have a few days left before we say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015. The weather even treated us to some light snowfall in El Paso and Las Cruces this past Friday.

Snow in the Borderland

There was a strong cold front moving into our area, which caused us to see some pretty decent snow amounts in our region. Some areas were cold enough to allow snow to make it to the ground.

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

I was thinking this morning about all the safety precautions Santa Claus 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?

Chaotic Christmas Weather across the country

Many people ask for a white Christmas, but no one ever asks for chaotic weather, and unfortunately Mother Nature has slammed many parts of the Southeast with deadly weather this Christmas.

It's a Pre-Christmas Texas Cold Front

If you're hoping for a white Christmas here in Texas, you'll have to wish a just little harder next year. If you're hoping for a lot of cold, gusty wind right before Christmas, then, my friend, this is your forecast gift!

Winter Solstice

With the Holidays and Christmas Cheer also comes the arrival of the Winter.The winter weather hit many parts of the U.S.. early this year but the astronomical definition means the new season did not begin until 4:03 p.m.. MDT.

Weather can have a big effect on your holiday baking

One of the many benefits of the holidays are all the delicious baked goods that seem to appear out of nowhere at work and home every day! I walked into my house last week and I was overcome with the aroma of a European bakery!

Is Earth Hot or Cold Compared to Other Planets?

We here it all the time in El Paso when the high hits 102 for three days in a row in the middle of June:  "Wooooo!  It's too hot!  What's going on??"  When a cold front comes through, and we wake up to a lo

Continuous rain causes mudslide in Southern California

Rain has wreaked havoc for California this past week. And now we are seeing a third storm system threatening the state. Although this is welcomed rain, the damage is not.

Earth's Changing Magnetic Field=Very Tired Compass

Most phones have a compass. Pull it out and play with it for a moment. Most people know that a compass works by pointing in the direction of the invisible magnetic field lines that run generally North and South, from North Pole to South Pole.

Holiday Dress Code in any Weather

We may not be celebrating  the Holidays with Snowy days in the Sun City but this doesn't mean we can't celebrate those chilly days with some nice cold weather outfits.