Weather Talk

A Texas-Size COLD FRONT... Get Ready!

America's first significant cold front of the season is sweeping down the Central Plains and will dump some very cold air right into the heart of Texas.  The Borderland will also feel this very cold air.  Many cities, including El

Cold Air is Moving In! Winterizing Tips for your Home

There is a massive  an icy cold Arctic air mass impacting 230 million people north and east of the Borderland.

Cold Fronts mean Fall Fashion

If you are like me the cooler temperatures mean its the perfect opportunity to bring out the tall Fall boots in every color.

When will El Paso and Las Cruces hit our First Freeze?

The overnight low temperatures and daytime high temperatures have been cold enough for us to break out the jackets. Many area mountain locations have been at or below freezing the last couple nights!

Has the Weather Made Your Headlights Foggy? A Fix...

If you drive an older vehicle, have you noticed that your head lights are fogged over?  Do you find yourself using the high beams a lot because the low beams seem too dim?  Do you find that people come up to you at convenience stores

Today's weather lesson: Jet Streaks

As some of you may know, I am currently going to school to get my meteorology seal, so I can finally call myself Meteorologist Monica Cortez.  I love the ring to that!

More Fog Wednesday Morning? Why?

Fog is pretty rare in the Borderland.  Forecasting fog correctly requires paying attention to very slight changes in temperature in relation to the dew point temperature.  Wednesday morning will be another interesting chance for some

When do Mosquitoes Disappear, or Do They?

I spent all last weekend still swatting mosquitos and I think I lost at least 2 pints of blood to the little suckers!

Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

This tradition has been in my family for many many years. It's the day we honor the dead, rather than grieve for them. We celebrate their "return" to earth for that one day.

New study shows Daylight Saving Time doesn't work

Daylight Saving Time serves one purpose, and one purpose only, and that is to mess with our sleeping habits. By the way fall back one hour on Sunday at 2:00a.m. which means one more hour of sleep.

Scary Weather! Actual Weather Phobias

Halloween is suppose to be fun “Scary” with the ghost stories and many people dressed up as zombies, vampires, were wolves and other frightening creatures.

Which Costume Should I Pick with Friday's Cold Front?

An abrupt chance in the weather will happen just in time to take the kids out Trick-or-Treating.  So which costume should I choose to be comfortable?

Mother Nature's Trick or Treat

Halloween is the next big holiday coming up, if you consider Halloween a holiday. It's always a bonus when Mother Nature cooperates with us on the holidays, but this time it looks like that won't be the case.

Costumes for the Whole Family for Under $60? How?

Everyone knows how much I love Halloween, and the reason I love it is making all the costumes for my family.  I learned this skill from my mother.  She taught me, "Don't spend a lot of money, and if it looks good in a picture

Clocks fall back this weekend, Why not keep Daylight Savings or Standard Time all year?

This Saturday night we set our clocks back one hour before we go to sleep so we can an extra hour of rest. We call this “Standard Time”.Daylight savings time in the U.S..