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Freak “Microburst” Knocks Out Power to Sierra Blanca, Van Horn for Days

Power has been restored to residents of Culberson and Hudspeth Counties, after multiple days of outages in the area. El Paso Electric – the service provider for the towns of Van Horn and Sierra Blanca – said a freak windstorm called a “microburst” hit … Continue reading

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Strong Winds Hit Terlingua, Damaging Home

The calm in the skies over Terlingua today belies the havoc that touched down Monday night. Around 3 a.m., strong winds – thought to be blowing as fast as 50 mph – ripped the entire roof off of the Ghost Town … Continue reading

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