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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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Ice Storm Remnants Still Snarling Traffic; Power Outages Persist

Snow and bitter cold snarled traffic and prompted another 1,650 U.S. flight cancellations nationwide on Monday, and some 15,000 North Texans were still without power after January-like weather barged in a month early.

12/09/2013

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Some Of The Worst Road Conditions Reported In Fort Worth

Drivers in Fort Worth and across Tarrant County saw some of the worst driving conditions. In fact, police were asking people to stay off the roads, all weekend. Drivers were even asked to delay their commutes as long as possible Monday.

CBSDFW.COM–12/09/2013

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Wet Weather Turns To Ice In Parts Of North Texas

A cold winter rain suddenly turned to ice west of Fort Worth Friday afternoon, coating trees and power lines.

CBS 11–11/22/2013

CBS 11 meteorologist Jeff Ray prepares his weather forecast on October 19, 2011. (credit: Phil Stauskas/KTVT/KTXA)

Cold But Not Record Cold

Friday and Saturday produced the coldest temperatures we’ve seen in May in the last 110 years.

CBS 11–05/04/2013

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North Texas ‘Polar Plungers’ Bring In New Year With A Splash

For eight years it’s been a New Year’s Day tradition at the Ryan Family YMCA in Fort Worth. Tuesday morning dozens of people came together, in swimsuits, to take the Polar Plung.

CBSDFW.COM–01/01/2013

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