Cold Weather

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Cold Weather Taking A Toll On North Texas Businesses

At any patio bar during happy hour, one shot people don’t want is a shot of cold air.

CBS 11–11/14/2014

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Frigid Temps & H.S. Football Have North Texans Bundling Up

High school football playoffs kick off across the state as North Texas faces its coldest night in months. Players and fans may know how to dress, but what about other game participants in flimsier uniforms? How do drill team members stay warm?

CBS 11–11/13/2014

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Frigid Weather Tougher On North Texans Than Others In The U.S.

If it seems like the freezing temperatures affect North Texans more than in other areas of the country, it’s partly true. While doctors say ‘thin blood’ is just an exaggeration, people in warmer climates tend to prepare less for cold weather.

CBS 11–11/12/2014

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Hackers In China Breach U.S. Climate Agency Websites

Just as North Texas hunkers down for the coldest pre-winter weather in more than a decade, news comes out that hackers from China breached government computer systems at the agency that oversees the National Weather Service.

11/12/2014

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North Texas Residents & Businesses Brace For Winter Blast

If it warms your toes or warms your insides, people are buying it now. Everything from firewood to potatoes are keeping registers ringing. Why? People are stocking up for the coming arctic blast.

CBS 11–11/10/2014

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Residents Rushing To Protect Plants From Freezing Weather

Collin County is one of the many North Texas counties under a freeze warning tonight – which is unusual since the last frost generally occurs in March. The cold front has lots of homeowners worried about the spring landscaping they’ve already planted.

CBSDFW.COM–04/14/2014

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Propane Prices Climb As Winter Weather Continues

Ice, snow, and repeated bouts of bitter cold have made this winter one to remember. But, the weather has been more than a hot topic. Weather conditions outside have been costly for folks staying inside, especially North Texans heating their homes with propane.

CBS 11–03/05/2014

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State Not Chipping In To Help With ‘Icemageddon’ Bills

More cold weather is headed this way, but cities across North Texas are hoping ice and snow will stay away. December’s ice storm racked up huge bills and now many municipalities are just now finding out the state won’t be chipping in.

CBSDFW.COM–02/04/2014

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After Bitter Winter Blast, Higher Heating Bills Will Likely Arrive

First, it was the ice storm last month. This week, it’s the cold snap. Many North Texans turned up their thermostats — and kept them there. After mother nature’s bitter blast, residents like Bob Firth are already seeing higher heating bills.

CBS 11–01/08/2014

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Cold Weather Sends Youngsters Inside For Fun

With the coldest cold North Texans have experienced in three years, Monday’s freezing weather was especially hard on youngsters who wanted to be outside.

CBS 11–01/06/2014

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First Responders Face Challenges As Temps Fall

No matter the cold, firefighters still have the same mission. And when temperatures go down the number of challenges facing emergency first responders goes up.

CBS 11–01/06/2014

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North Texas Doctors Navigate Icy Conditions To Save Lives

Some doctors tried to pull off what seemed impossible this past weekend. They navigated on the ground and through the air on a mission to save two lives.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2013

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