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NWS: At Least 8 Tornadoes Touched Down In Texas Sunday

A band of tornadoes that swept across parts of rural Texas over the weekend flattened buildings, tore the roofs off other structures and forced people to rush for shelter, the National Weather Service said Monday.

04/27/2015

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Southwest Airlines Testing “Secret Weapon” In Forecasting

Southwest Airlines, UPS and the National Weather Service are testing new technology that could lead to more accurate forecasts.

03/09/2015

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Dallas-Area Ice Forces Cancellation Of Nearly 1,000 Flights

Freezing rain that coated parts of Texas and Oklahoma for the second consecutive day.

CBS 11–02/28/2015

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Hackers In China Breach U.S. Climate Agency Websites

Just as North Texas hunkers down for the coldest pre-winter weather in more than a decade, news comes out that hackers from China breached government computer systems at the agency that oversees the National Weather Service.

11/12/2014

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After “Icemageddon,” No Changes To Winter Plan For Dallas, Fort Worth

If a winter snow and ice storm rolls through this season, you may have a better chance of getting to the airport, and your flight may have a better chance of not being cancelled. It’s just getting out of your neighborhood that may not look any different.

CBS 11–11/11/2014

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911 Calls Highlight Dangers Of Rising Waters

Many people found themselves in dangerous situations across northern Denton County early Thursday morning as flooding rainfall moved across the area.

07/18/2014

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Granbury Recovers After Rain & Flooding

Wet weather in Granbury on Sunday flooded streets, damaged homes and left some residents in need of rescue. About eight inches of rain fell over a matter of hours.

06/23/2014

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Is A Drought-Busting El Nino Brewing Out West?

North Texas is already nine inches behind in rainfall for 2014. That has home owners bracing for dying lawns, boaters left high and dry at lakes and meteorologists looking at the water in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

05/19/2014

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Despite Recent Rain, More Is Needed To Fill Depleted Lakes

Finally! Drenching rains covered North Texas late last week and Monday. That’s two storms in just under a week. That has to be good news for all of our lakes, right?

05/13/2014

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DFW Cleaning Up After Possible Tornado

Many people across North Texas are cleaning up after storms that battered the area on Thursday. Some of the most serious damage was seen in west Dallas.

05/09/2014

Hunt County

Tornado Leaves Behind Significant Damage In Hopkins County

At least four tornadoes touched down Thursday night, and the number could increase as the National Weather Service continues to survey the damage from Denton to Hopkins County.

CBS 11–04/04/2014

Source; Larry Mowry

Dust & Smoke Blow Into DFW From Panhandle

Massive amounts of smoke and dust blew into North Texas overnight from the Texas Panhandle, creating problems for area firefighters and for people who walked outside.

03/19/2014

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