El Paso Weather: Gusty afternoon, above average warm day

El Paso News

Breezy to gusty conditions will pick up on Wednesday, especially in the afternoon hours.

As dry air moves in from the west, wind speeds will pick up. Winds will be between 10-20 mph and gusts are expected to be around 30-35 mph.

The winds are expected to settle down to less breezy conditions by tonight.

We will see another day of above average warm temperatures. High temperatures today will be in the low to mid 60’s. A warming trend that started at the beginning of this week will continue on until early next week.

Feels like temperatures will feel slightly warmer in the afternoon since we will also see clear skies throughout the day.

As of right now, your Christmas forecast is looking to be a warm one with a high of 65° and a low of 40°.

A slight chance of showers will come into the forecast on Christmas night as a Pacific system makes its way in. Rain chances will increase once again the following day.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.