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Garland Getting New Tornado Siren System

Tornado sirens are a common sight across North Texas and, despite newer technologies like cell phones and weather radios, many local government officials still believe that these sirens have a place in the community.

04/17/2013

Heavy rain drops fall and create bubbles in a puddle. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Did Two Day Rain Event Help Lake Levels?

This last rain helped our low water supplies, but it left many wanting more.

CBS 11–01/10/2013

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Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Place Through Early Morning Commute

Christmas Day started with rain and thunderstorms, producing lightning and small hail. By midday the rain changed to snow, which fell sideways in many cases due to the strong winds.

12/25/2012

Christmas Day Snow Totals

White Christmas May Be Blowing Our Way

Mother Nature is trying to bring a White Christmas to North Texas and is doing so with a potent storm system that will be a lot of bark with a little bite. And the bark won’t be the snow! It will be the wind.

12/24/2012

(Photo credit: Kent Chapline, CBSDFW.COM)

Man Dies After Getting Compacted In Trash Truck

A man thought to be in his mid-40s was critically injured Wednesday morning after getting crushed inside a trash truck.

12/12/2012

These hail stones dropped down in Southlake. (credit: Gary Sutton)

Tarrant Tops Texas List Of County-By-County Hailstorms

According to a new list, Tarrant County is first in the state when it comes to number of hailstorms.

11/21/2012

Tornado Siren

False Alarm Wakes Fort Worth Residents Early Thursday

At a time when most people in North Texas are asleep, Fort Worth residents were rattled out of a deep slumber. Just after 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning, all 153 of the outdoor warnings sirens in in the city of Fort Worth suddenly went off simultaneously.

10/18/2012

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

Storms Knock Out Power Across DFW

Utility officials said that about 15,000 homes and businesses in North Texas are still without electricity after a series of overnight storms.

08/15/2012

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

North Texas Storms Knock Out Electricity

Storms across North Texas have knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses. Oncor reported more than 22,000 customers without electricity on Monday morning.

08/13/2012

Carry a flag umbrella to shield the sun and show some pride. (Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Staying Cool Under The Sun All Adds Up To Shade

Avoiding direct sunlight is just one part of solid advice in dealing with this heat. How about turning that into a fashion tip?

08/01/2012

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Should Tornado Alley Be Moved?

Devastating tornadoes hit Alabama and Missouri last year, making for the deadliest tornado season in 70 years. But both of those states are outside of the traditional Tornado Alley.

06/22/2012

Hail at Dallas city spokesman Frank Librio's East Dallas home. (Credit: Frank Librio/City of Dallas)

Storm Cells Trigger Damaging Hail In DFW

wo isolated storm cells dumped baseball sized hail over portions of the Dallas/Fort Worth Area Wednesday, damaging skylights at NorthPark Center and delaying flights at DFW Airport.

06/13/2012

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