North Texas Weather

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Frigid Weather Tougher On North Texans Than Others In The U.S.

If it seems like the freezing temperatures affect North Texans more than in other areas of the country, it’s partly true. While doctors say ‘thin blood’ is just an exaggeration, people in warmer climates tend to prepare less for cold weather.

CBS 11–11/12/2014

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North Texas Residents & Businesses Brace For Winter Blast

If it warms your toes or warms your insides, people are buying it now. Everything from firewood to potatoes are keeping registers ringing. Why? People are stocking up for the coming arctic blast.

CBS 11–11/10/2014

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More Unsettled Weather

Another evening and another night watching the storms gather to our west.

CBS 11–06/08/2014

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North Texas ISD’s Decide To Open Or Not To Open

It’s a decision that isn’t taken lightly in any school district. Regardless if the answer is yay or nay, many people end up criticizing the decision to either close or open schools after a winter storm.

CBSDFW.COM–12/09/2013

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Ice Storm Remnants Still Snarling Traffic; Power Outages Persist

Snow and bitter cold snarled traffic and prompted another 1,650 U.S. flight cancellations nationwide on Monday, and some 15,000 North Texans were still without power after January-like weather barged in a month early.

12/09/2013

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Take Extra Caution When Driving In Rain & High Water

In just a short while North Texas will start getting the first of what is expected to be drenching rain. That means drivers will need to be extra cautious when getting behind the wheel.

CBSDFW.COM–01/08/2013

A huge splinter from a tree in house in Mesquite on Trenton 3 blocks from my house.
- Pat Charlton

Widespread Tornado Damage: Forney Elementary, High Schools Damaged

Multiple tornadoes threw tractor-trailers in the air, damaged both a Forney elementary school and high school, leveled houses and shut down airline traffic out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport as one of the worst storms in years hit North Texas Tuesday.

04/03/2012

Yet Another Record Temperature

It appears we have broken a record high for this date (we did the same just yesterday). The hourly observations show 106° (which would tie the record from 1948) at 3pm; it is likely that […]

08/20/2011

The sun shines over towers carrying electical lines. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More 100-Degree Days To Scorch North Texas

Sweltering summer temperatures in North Texas are expected to top 100 degrees for the 10th consecutive day as excessive heat warnings grip many central and southern states.

07/11/2011

The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

USDA Dubs All Of Drought-Stricken Texas A Disaster

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has dubbed all of Texas a natural disaster as the worst drought in decades persists across most of the state.

06/28/2011

People walk as the early morning sun rises in the east. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Summer Weather Here To Stay

After a hot, windy Memorial Day, we will see more of the same this week… minus some of the wind. Temperatures have climbed into the low 90s. Winds have been a little out of the southeast and that has tempered temperatures a little from the past couple of days. But the humidity remains high with dewpoints in the upper 60s and low 70s. Average high temperature for this time of year is around 88 degrees.

05/30/2011

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Thunderstorms Moving Across Parts Of North Texas

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for all of North Texas until 8 p.m. Scattered storms will be moving across the metroplex through the evening. Storms should be ending by 8 p.m. across Dallas.

05/20/2011

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