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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 9:21am

Weather Talk

Does the Earth revolve around the sun

1 in 4 people don't know whether earth revolves around the sun or vice versa. Yes, you read right. Apparently this isn't common knowledge for some Americans.

Johnny Appleseed Was Right! Plant More Trees!

The last three weeks my car has been covered in pine tree sap. The original owner of the house had planted a row of desert pines on the outside of the driveway and a couple more on the other side near the house.

What to Do This Weekend? You Do Not Have to Travel Very Far!

The above average weather has had me thinking about fun, close El Paso activities that can get you outdoors and you may even get some beneficial exercise while you are exploring.

High Winds and Drought Increase Our Regions Fire Danger

Fire danger is expected to be extra high today, Wednesday, so National Weather Service Meteorologists and firefighters are urging the public to be careful, especially for people operating gas or electrical powered machinery outside.

Is Your Car Ready for Warmer Weather?

I was checking my air pressure in my tires yesterday and I though of all the things I need to check as our temperatures start to warm up.

Does a Full or New Moon Change the Weather?

We had a full moon this past Friday, on Valentine’s Day. The atmosphere was full of love that night, but I was wondering if the full moon has an effect on our atmosphere as well.

Planets to watch out for in the month of February

In El Paso and Las Cruces we are expecting mostly clear skies for some parts of this workweek, so what better time than to sit outside in this amazingly warm weather and enjoy our solar system.

Breaking Records

The Sun City is known for having the sun shine down for more than 300 days a year.

Does the Weather Help us Fall in Love?

“When all is said and done, the weather and love are the two elements about which one can never be sure.” Alice Hoffman

Is it Safe Weather Wise to Plant and Prepare Your Yard for Spring?

I was thinking my yard could use a little sprucing up. Maybe it just appears dreary because we are at the end of our winter season. We have some cold days and nights, but overall our cold season has been a mild one here.

Weather Changes Can Trigger Allergies and Asthma in Children

The temperatures are warming up this week and it got me thinking about the spring allergy season. The desert plants start to grow and release their pollen and really affect those of us with spring allergies.

Don’t Let the Weather Ruin Your Outdoor Plans!

El Paso has near or new record high temperatures in the forecast for this weekend. 80º temperatures will have some us throwing on some summer gear and firing up the grill!

Knowing Which Way the Clouds are Moving Helps Forecast the Weather

The Borderland has a cold front backing in from the east/northeast Monday into Tuesday. As you know from reading previous, “Weather Talk” articles I love watching the clouds!

Destructive Earthquakes in El Paso

El Paso sits close to the Rio Grande Rift.

Tornadoes in the borderland

Ok so I lied. There really aren't many tornadoes in the region. In fact, El Paso, Texas is in a very low risk area. The largest tornado in the El Paso area was an F1 in 1959 that caused 0 injuries and 0 deaths.