Elevated Fire Risk Results In Red Flag Warnings Across North TexasThe fire danger across North Texas continues to be high and weather condition will keep it that way all week. Together dry air; dry ground, dormant vegetation, low humidity and gusty winds are the perfect storm for grass fires.
US Hits Record For Costly Weather Disasters: $306 BillionWith three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion.
Quick Warm Up In DFW, We Are Back In The 70sToday: Sunny, breezy and warmer. Elevated fire danger. High: Low to mid 70s. Wind: SW 15-25 mph.
Severe Drought Sneaking Into North TexasToday: Mostly sunny, windy and mild. Elevated fire danger. High: Upper 70s. Wind: South 15-25, Gusts to 30 mph.
Christmas Trees Arriving In North Texas Despite Shortage In Some AreasEverything from drought to wildfires to the 2008 recession has been blamed.
Some High Plains Farmers struggling After Fires, DroughtDeep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires.
Evacuations Underway In Tennessee As Wildfire RoarsEmergency officials in Tennessee say a wildfire has set 30 structures ablaze in Gatlinburg, including a 16-story hotel, and is at the edge of the Dollywood theme park.
Study: Lack Of Drainage In Fort Worth Likely Caused FloodingDespite this summer's long, hot, dry stretch Fort Worth city officials are talking about flooding.
Insurance Agent Advises Homeowners To Clear Brush From HomesIn these unseasonably warm and dry conditions homeowners should cut back brush, grass and tree limbs away from their homes.
Heavy October Rains Lessen Drought In TexasCorsicana received 21 inches of rain Friday and Saturday. The deluge caused a portion of some railroad tracks to wash out, which led to a freight train derailment.
Heavy October Rains Lessen Drought Conditions In TexasNew data shows heavy rains this month across much of Texas have significantly improved drought conditions in the state.
Drought, Other Factors Contribute To Larger Texas WildfiresLarger, more threatening wildfires are occurring at greater rates as Texas faces drought, development and changes in how land is used.