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Warm DFW Weather For Labor Day Week

It should be a wonderful Labor Day for North Texans on Monday, especially if you like the heat. Temperatures in the Metroplex will be near 100 degrees almost all week long.


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Extreme Heat Back In DFW For Labor Day

After a stretch of cooler temperatures, North Texas will return to the triple digits over the Labor Day weekend, for one last summertime hurrah.


A rendition of the Texas SkyScreamer ride coming to Six Flags Over Texas in 2013. (credit: Six Flags Over Texas)

Six Flags Announces New Swing Ride

Six Flags Over Texas has announced plans for a 400-foot tall swing ride. The entertainment park in Arlington on Thursday said the Texas SkyScreamer will debut in 2013.


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AAA Texas Makes Labor Day Travel Prediction

A travel group predicts 2.4 million Texans will leave home for Labor Day weekend in spite of potential weather threats by Hurricane Isaac.


The charred First Baptist Church of Possum Kingdom Lake, damaged by wildfires in April 2011. (Photo: Andrea Lucia/KTVT)

Possum Kingdom Fire: One Year Later

One year after fires burned in Possum Kingdom Lake you will still find charred wood, piles of debris, empty slabs that used to hold homes. But that is up close.


Firefighters from the Coppell Fire Department hit hot spots ion a burned down house with water, as they work the wildfires in Bastrop, Texas on September 7, 2011.

Wildfires Reveal A Small Texas Town’s Resilience

For all of the things the wildfires burned away – the homes, the pickups, the memories, the forest – the people who lost the most seem determined to focus on what they didn’t lose


U.S. Forest Service firefighter Erik Rodriguez battles a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Central Texas Wildfires Nearly Contained

The Texas Forest Service says wildfires that began more than two weeks ago in Bastrop County have been 95 percent contained.


Volunteer firefighter Jason Collard prepares to fight a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Central Texas Wildfires Now 75 Percent Contained

Firefighters have contained 75 percent of the wildfires that have scorched a Central Texas county since Labor Day weekend.


Emergency crews battle a running wildfire that is threatning a home on April 19, 2011 in Strawn, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas Wildfires Could Hit $250 Million In Insured Losses

The Insurance Council of Texas on Monday offered the estimate for more than 180 wildfires reported statewide since Labor Day weekend.


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White After Labor Day? Why Not?

Now that the temperatures have cooled, the question is whether it’s really time to put away the summer whites.



Rest Stop In Burleson Includes Lesson In Patriotism

A lot of people have hit the highways for this labor day weekend. And along the way they’ve made some rest stops.


A woman and her friends soak up the sun. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Temperatures In The 80s Across North Texas

Monday and Tuesday will be exceptional, with high temperatures near the mid-80s. And the mercury will only push into the 80s all week long.