El Paso registered 96° at the airport, matching record highs.
This puts us 10° above average for this time of the year.
Unfortunately, near record highs continue Thursday, with record highs Friday through Sunday as a high pressure system takes over the Borderland area.
The good news is a strong backdoor cold front moves in next week, dropping afternoon highs to the mid 80s Tuesday.
El Paso is expected to see a 10° drop Monday into Tuesday, before highs drop to the low 80s Wednesday through Thursday.
Besides the nice cool down, strong winds are also expected next week. We could see a wind advisory issued for Tuesday of next week, before winds slowly begin to die down Wednesday.
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