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Cold Snap May Cost Homeowners Cash

The cold snap could end up costing homeowners hundreds, even thousands of dollars.

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

An electric pylon towers into the cloudy afternoon sky. (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

ERCOT Extends Conservation Alert Due To Record Cold

The state’s power operator has extended a ‘Conservation Alert’ through Tuesday morning.

03/03/2014

Blue flames rise from the burner of a natural gas stove. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Most Of North Texas City Without Gas Service Or Heat

Texas Gas Service (TGS) was forced to shut down the gas supply to the entire city of Jacksboro Thursday. Most businesses and residents had no heat, on a day when temperatures struggled to get out of the teens.

CBS 11–02/06/2014

HOURBYHOUR TREND LARRY

Bone-Chilling Cold Tonight Before a Nice Warm-Up

  What a difference a day makes!  Near 60° Wednesday afternoon and in the 20s this afternoon!  We’ve seen clouds, a lot of wind and frigid wind chills.  It will feel like it’s in the […]

CBS 11–01/23/2014

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Nearly 2,000 Burleson Residents Lose Power

One community in Burleson was left in the dark Monday night when the power went out.

01/06/2014

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

North Texas Cold Snap Nearly Prompts Rolling Power Outages

The low temperatures in North Texas created a high demand for electricity

CBS 11–01/06/2014

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Viral Video: Does Being Cold Make You Sick?

Will you really catch a cold if it’s cold outside? The correlation between cold weather and sickness does stick out, but perhaps not for the reasons that you would expect.

01/03/2014

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Some DISD Schools Go For Second Day Without Heat

Dallas school officials are defending a decision to keep students on campuses without working heat – saying it is better for students to be safe, in cold classrooms, than warm at home, alone.

12/11/2013

Esperanza Medrano Elementary students

Some DISD Elementary Students Spend Part Of Day Without Heat

After a two-day holiday — compliments of an ice storm — students at Dallas’ Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary returned to class Tuesday. But they received a less than warm welcome: the school’s heat was out for much of the day.

CBS 11–12/10/2013

Repair crews removing downed trees and attempting to restore power (Photo: Stephanie Lucero-Casler)

Many North Texas Residents Still Living Without Power

With the power out since Friday, Wreford says it’s gotten down to 37 degrees inside her Lake Highlands area house — and she’s fed up with Oncor’s broken promises.

12/09/2013

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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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