Weather Talk

Widespread rainfall expected towards the end of the week

The long range computer forecast models from the National Weather Service predicted a colder and wetter winter for our region. Since the end of December that is forecast has been pretty much on track.

Protecting your skin and lips from harsh winter conditions

I always wondered why my hands get so rough and dryin the winter.  Dry skin causes you to itch all over in the winter.

Another Winter Storm Will Chill Texas

Texas needs to buckle down for another winter storm. On Wednesday night, a major cold front pushed into the Panhandle and will drop the temperature in Amarillo down to 21.

How to safely drive on Black Ice

We are tracking a storm system that could potentially create icy weather starting Thursday through Friday. This means driving conditions could get a little tricky as some of this rain/ice could create black ice on the roads.

Seven Reasons Why the Sun Makes Us Smile

We can all hear mom saying, "Put on your sunscreen." Or " Wear your sunscreen, or you'll turn into a tomato." Or "Spray on some sunscreen, or you'll wrinkle like a buffalo when you're 90!"

Low beam headlights in fog and other fog driving do’s & don’ts

We have already seen 3 to 5 foggy mornings across the Borderland this cold season. Last Thursday morning's fog was the thickest and longest lasting many of us have seen in years!

Winter Skin care tips

It may have been pretty warm this weekend but the past few weeks of winter weather here in The Borderland may have your skin feeling a little dry and sad.

Why Do Weather Guys Over 40 Give Blood?

Better question: Why should all men over 40 consider giving blood regularly? Easy... it helps men shed the extra iron that can build up in their blood.

How to drive safely in the fog

Fog isn't very common in our area, in fact winter weather around our region is pretty dry and could mean drivers aren't too used to driving in hazardous weather. Fog can be hazardous if temperatures are below freezing.

The shocking truth of cold weather

Did you know that when it's dry and cold there are more chances for you to shock other people? Yup, not making it up. Cold and dry weather is "don't touch me" type of weather.

Smile! Cold Air May Help Burn Fat!

There are a few people who LOVE cold fronts! I do not happen to be one of those people, but there may be a reason to smile after all. Cold air may jumpstart the body to burn fat in order to generate body heat! YES!!!

Fahrenheit or Celsius? Knots or MPH?

Most of the world uses the Celsius scale when referring to temperature and Knots when measuring wind speed instead of Fahrenheit and Miles Per Hour (MPH).  I am in the pro

Dallas vs Green Bay: the Second Ice Bowl

As I am sitting on my couch watching the Green Bay Packers vs the Dallas Cowboys in the comfort of my own home, I can't help but think about how cold the game must be at the playoff's today. 

Fracking possibly linked to series of earthquakes in Texas

At least a dozen earthquakes hit North Texas on Tuesday in 36 hours.  Geophysicists said they're looking into whether fracking may have been a factor.

What Is the Best Time & Temperature for Coffee?

With a high of only 43 in El Paso Thursday, and with another cold front coming in on Friday, we are all giving that coffee cup the evil eye!