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.
After a stretch of cooler temperatures, North Texas will return to the triple digits over the Labor Day weekend, for one last summertime hurrah.
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.
A travel group predicts 2.4 million Texans will leave home for Labor Day weekend in spite of potential weather threats by Hurricane Isaac.
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.
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
The Texas Forest Service says wildfires that began more than two weeks ago in Bastrop County have been 95 percent contained.
Firefighters have contained 75 percent of the wildfires that have scorched a Central Texas county since Labor Day weekend.
The Insurance Council of Texas on Monday offered the estimate for more than 180 wildfires reported statewide since Labor Day weekend.
Now that the temperatures have cooled, the question is whether it’s really time to put away the summer whites.
A lot of people have hit the highways for this labor day weekend. And along the way they’ve made some rest stops.
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.