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Summer Heat Causing A Wave Of Car Problems In North Texas

The high summer temperatures are causing many cars to break down across the metroplex. It’s a dangerous side effect for drivers, many of whom find themselves stranded dangerously on the side of the road.


I-30 & Northwest Drive (credit: Chip Oney)

Texas Power Grid Ready For Hottest Day Of The Year

With Thursday’s predicted high of 104 – and a possible heat index of 108 – ERCOT, which operates the state’s power grid, will be busy keeping things cool.


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Meals On Wheels Provides More Than Food During Brutal Summer Heat

Volunteers at Tarrant County Meals on Wheels say they see the same scene play itself out almost every summer: an elderly person suffering through unimaginable heat in their home


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Struggling To Stay Cool In The North Texas Heat

Not everyone has access to the cooling waters of a splash park and pool. For many people, battling the heat is a matter of life and death.


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High School Football Players Practice At Night

The high school football season officially kicked off early Monday morning, while many North Texans were sleeping.


A hazy view of the sun in Fort Worth during a windy, dry Sunday. (Credit: Chris Best/KTVT)

Heat Illness Rising With Summer Temperatures

Some outdoor workers are much closer to heat illness than they think.


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

Salvation Army Cooling Center Locations

The Salvation Army has set up 15 cooling stations set up across the DFW metroplex for those in need.


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Heat-Related Calls Down This Summer

MedStar says heat-related calls are down 30 percent compared to 2012, but a string of hot days can quickly change that.



Heat Advisory Extended

The HEAT ADVISORY has been extended through Friday evening.  Heat index numbers during the afternoon will approach 110°.  And our morning lows will not drop below 80°, so we just don’t get a great opportunity […]

CBS 11–08/01/2013

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Heat + Coaching Ingenuity = High School Football “Midnight Madness”

The heat won’t be so bad for one North Texas high school football team, because their coach has found a creative way to beat the heat.



Weather Changes Brings Suffering For Those With Allergies

Two days of rain has brought a lot of relief from 100 degree heat. However, it’s also kept some North Texans inside their homes.


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Hot now…but rain chances are in the near future!

After a string of 100 degree days in North Texas, a change in the weather pattern is on the way, that will help cool off our temperatures and provide us with a chance of rain […]

CBS 11–07/12/2013