Warm and Windy Weekend Expected in Las Cruces and El Paso
Residents of Las Cruces and El Paso are in for a warm and windy weekend, with gusty winds expected to pick up by noon on Saturday.
According to a wind gusts model, El Paso could see gusts of up to 29 miles per hour, while Las Cruces could experience gusts of up to 30 miles per hour.
These winds are predicted to continue throughout the day and into Sunday morning before tapering off.
Despite the windy conditions, temperatures are expected to remain above average for this time of year, with El Paso reaching a high of 78 degrees and Las Cruces reaching a high of 75 degrees.
The windy conditions are expected to be strongest from 1 to 5 p.m.
on Saturday in Las Cruces, while in El Paso, gusts could peak at around 35 miles per hour from noon to 4 p.m.
in the east and northeast areas.
Residents are reminded to change their clocks for daylight saving time, which starts on Sunday at 2 a.m.
Overall, the weekend is expected to be warm and sunny, with winds gradually decreasing into Sunday evening.