Hot Weather

CBS 11 Reporter Conducts Monitored 'Hot Car' ExperimentTo 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.
Texas Car Troubles Increase With Summer TemperaturesThe job of the Tarrant County Sheriff's Department Courtesy Patrol is to assist stranded drivers, and they're busier when it's hot outside.
Runaway Heat At North Texas Rail YardThe 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.
North Texans Find Creative Ways To Reduce Energy ConsumptionOn 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 .
Cooling Stations Open Across North TexasTo help those who need relief during the extreme heat the Salvation Army has set up more than a dozen cooling stations across North Texas.
A Look At The Difference Of 1 DegreeThe 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.
Finally A Record - Texas Has Hottest June-AugustTexas just finished the hottest June through August on record in the U.S., the National Weather Service said Thursday.
North Texans Sad That Record Wasn't Broken
100-Degree Streak Ends - Temps Drop Into 80sThe 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.
We Can Beat 1980, But Do We Want To?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.
BBB Warns Of Air Condition Repair ScamsMonday 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.
Settle In For Triple-Digit North Texas WeatherAt 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.
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