To help North Texans better understand how dangerous temperatures can be, CBS 11 News reporter J.D. Miles, with MedStar EMTs and paramedics at his side, conducted a hot car experiment.
The job of the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department Courtesy Patrol is to assist stranded drivers, and they’re busier when it’s hot outside.
The best view of Union Pacific’s massive Davidson Yard is from the Hulen Street Bridge. From five stories above you can see the size and scope of the operation. It is the second largest train yard in Texas.
On Monday, CBS 11 News found a number of parents who found creative ways to reduce their electricity consumption. Most simply took advantage of someone else’s electricity .
To help those who need relief during the extreme heat the Salvation Army has set up more than a dozen cooling stations across North Texas.
The difference between a 99° or 100° day can be measured in records, tolerance or sweat. But the question has come up: How do meteorologists decide when it’s this close to go with 99° or 100°? Jeff Jamison explains.
Texas just finished the hottest June through August on record in the U.S., the National Weather Service said Thursday.
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – For 40 days, the brutal sun has roasted North Texas, driving temperatures to 100 degrees or higher. And then just hours shy of tying the record, dark clouds rolled in. Decatur […]
The Dallas-Fort Worth area’s streak of 100-degree days is over — just two shy of the record set in 1980. A line of thunderstorms moved in knocking temperatures down into the 70s and 80s.
During the summer of 1980 the nation wanted to know ‘Who shot JR?’ The ‘Empire’ was striking back at the movie theater, and in North Texas the greatest heat wave on record was in full force.
Monday is day 24 of temperatures above 100-degrees in North Texas. Increased usage also increases the likelihood of breakdowns, but the BBB warns that it’s ‘buyer beware’ when it comes to finding a repair company.
At Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport there have been two days of 101-degree readings and we’re shooting for another day with the temperature above 100-degrees.