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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

Weather Talk

How to keep safe during heat wave

The heat can be very brutal, especially on people who work outside all day and pets. So what should you do when a heat advisory is issued? Stay indoors and avoid extreme temperature changes.

Remants Of Amanda Brought Back Memories of Dolly

As I watched the remnants of hurricane Amanda bring some much needed moisture to NM and far west Texas this week it brought back some memories of a more powerful hurricane just a few shorts years ago.  Usually El Paso doesn't get effec

The June Heat is On and Our “Monsoon Season” is Just Around the Corner!

Next week the National Weather Service kicks off their "Monsoon Awareness Week". Every day I will cover a different topic associated with weather safety, such as floods, lightning and even extreme heat.

Isolated Storms Before Our First 100º Heat Wave!

We need more rain here in the drought stricken southwest and it appears as if some areas will receive some. Some parts of the Borderland saw some rainfall last Thursday and Friday and it looks like we may repeat that pattern again this week.

Hurricane Amanda is now a tropical storm

We've been keeping track of this Pacific May Hurricane and as you may recall, it was labeled a Category 4 this past Sunday.

Possible Haboob by Thursday in El Paso

The official day for summer isn't until June 21, when the summer solstice begins! Even though we are still far from summer, we are already experiencing the summer heat.

Tornado watch for west and southwestern Texas

While El Paso is seeing good weather,other parts of the state aren't having such great Memorial Day weather. A tornado watch has been issue for west and southwestern Texas.

Strongest Category 4 May Hurricane in Easter Pacific

Named Amanda, it is now the strongest May Eastern Pacific Hurricane on record. Still at a category 4, Amanda has the strength close to a category 5 hurricane.

Comet to pass close to Earth after meteor shower

Was the late night and sore necks worth gazing up in the sky for the unique meteor shower that was visible in the middle of the night?

What is the Ideal Hot Air Balloon Flying Weather?

I am currently looking at the wind forecast for this weekend preparing for my 17th year as “Weather Wizard” for the KLAQ Balloonfest.

Sky May Unleash Shooting Star Storm

I am always amazed when it comes to events that happen overhead. Usually it has to do with cool cloud formations, thunderstorms, falling winter snow or our amazingly beautiful desert sunsets.

When Do We Normally Hit 100º in El Paso?

This past weekend we felt the temperatures begin their seasonal push into the hot zone in El Paso and across the Borderland. Sunday El Paso hit a high of 96º!

Baseball vs the Heat

Take me out to the ball game!

Pets can die quickly in hot cars

It is safe to say it's pretty hot outside. In fact, if it gets too hot, we can easily take off a couple of clothing layers and even run around in our undergarments if necessary.

High Pressure Produces Both Nice and Dangerous Weather

Most of us here in the Borderland would like to see an end to our “windy season”. In order for this to happen a ridge of high pressure has to build in strong over the Great Basin in the southwestern US.