Monday was a record breaker for Texas electricity use! Officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) say hourly demand broke the 69,000 megawatts (MW) threshold for the first time in the grid operators history.
It is back to work for North Texas high school football this week.
And on this day, one of the hottest of the year, coaches are taking extra steps to protect their players in conditions that can be dangerous.
The first thing you’re told when the temperatures become oppressive is to stay indoors, but for some a cool treat in the warm sunshine is hard to resist. Both man and beast are searching high and low for heat relief.
As summertime Texas temperatures once again turn brutal, the places where you won’t hear any complaints are area ice companies!
Avoiding direct sunlight is just one part of solid advice in dealing with this heat. How about turning that into a fashion tip?
It looks like Texas will make it through the summer without rolling power outages. Officials with ERCOT) say forecasters are not anticipating the same extreme temperatures seen during last summer’s record drought.
Texas just finished the hottest June through August on record in the U.S., the National Weather Service said Thursday.
While high winds increased the fire danger across North Texas, people are actually outside enjoying the cooler temperatures.
Police say the father and stepmother of the boy played a part in his death.
The electric grid operator is asking businesses and residential consumers to conserve energy.
North Texas is in the 58th day of triple-digit temperatures and Max Nelson, with Texas Health Presbyterian Plano, says the prolonged heat wave can have a negative affect on people.
The record number of Texas counties with outdoor burn bans has reached 251 as the heat wave and drought continue.