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Photo of the lights on a school bus. (credit: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Bus Drivers Complain Of No Working AC, Temps Over 113

Stretcher, along with others affiliated with school bus service, claimed drivers and students have been subjected to scorching temperatures on buses with non-functioning air conditioning systems.

07/10/2013

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ERCOT: Megawatt Usage Could Be Near Capacity This Week

As temperatures continue to rise across the metroplex this week, there has also been a rise in North Texas energy use. According to ERCOT, Monday was a 2013 landmark for statewide energy use.

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2013

The hot noonday sun shines through power lines. (credit: Gerard Burkhart/AFP/Getty Images)

Possible Triple-Digit Heat In The North Texas Forecast

There’s a chance North Texas could see its first dose of triple-digit heat this year. According to the CBS 11 Storm Team, a summertime high pressure ridge will build over the Metroplex this week, bringing highs up to 100-degrees.

06/10/2013

The Union Pacific Davidson Rail Yard in Fort Worth. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Runaway Heat At North Texas Rail Yard

The best view of Union Pacific’s massive Davidson Yard is from the Hulen Street Bridge. From five stories above you can see the size and scope of the operation. It is the second largest train yard in Texas.

CBS 11–08/21/2012

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A Look At The Difference Of 1 Degree

The difference between a 99° or 100° day can be measured in records, tolerance or sweat. But the question has come up: How do meteorologists decide when it’s this close to go with 99° or 100°? Jeff Jamison explains.

06/11/2012

Heat Wave 1980

We Can Beat 1980, But Do We Want To?

During the summer of 1980 the nation wanted to know ‘Who shot JR?’ The ‘Empire’ was striking back at the movie theater, and in North Texas the greatest heat wave on record was in full force.

08/01/2011