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Your Car Thermometer Is Wrong!

No matter if you have a fancy Bentley, an Audi, a BMW, a Toyota or another make of car, every car thermometer has the same component as a really fancy weather station.

08/11/2015

Wall bushings with Corona Rings draw electricity to and from the transformers into valves. (credit: Greg Wahl-Stephens/Getty Images)

Texans Break Record For Hourly Electricity Demand

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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/10/2015

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Where Has Your Water Been? Don’t Get Sick Staying Safe In The Heat

In spite of the dangerously hot weather, the vast majority of North Texans Monday were heeding warnings to take the heat seriously.

CBS 11–08/10/2015

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Coaches & Student-Athletes Making Adjustments In The Texas Heat

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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/10/2015

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Both Man & Beast Looking For Ways To Stay Cool

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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/10/2015

Camp Cimarron in Plano

Keeping Campers Cool In Intense Heat

On days like this, camps move indoors in the afternoon.

08/10/2015

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Poll: Which Weather Extreme Do You Prefer?

North Texas can see a wide range of temperatures, from freezing cold conditions in the winter to extreme heat in the summer. Which one of them do you prefer?

08/10/2015

A man refreshes with a drink of water from a bottle. (credit: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Tips For Staying Safe In Hot Weather

North Texas remains under a Heat Advisory on Monday, which could end up being one of the hottest days of the year. In such extreme heat, it is important to make sure that you remain safe.

08/10/2015

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25-Year-Old Man Dies From Heat Stroke

A 25-year-old Collin County man suffered a heat stoke Saturday and died.

08/07/2015

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Infant Dies In Hot Car Outside Austin Waffle House

A 10-month-old boy is dead after his unconscious body was found inside a car parked outside an Austin diner.

08/07/2015

Water main break in Dallas blamed on extreme heat.
(Andrea Lucia - CBS11)

Extreme Heat Blamed For 11 Dallas Water Main Breaks

Five of the water main breaks were within half a mile of each other in Oak Cliff.

08/06/2015

Salvation Army has set up 15 cooling stations across the DFW area.  (credit: Salvation Army)

The Salvation Army Helping People Keep Cool

The Salvation Army has set up 15 cooling stations across North Texas to help the homeless, or anyone else in need, cope with the intense heat that is expected over the next few days.

08/05/2015

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