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

North Texas Already Facing Drought Concerns

The wildfire that started burning near Possum Kingdom Lake on Monday is now under control, but attention has turned to another serious (and related) problem — drought.

05/15/2013

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A Look at Rain Chances This Week in North Texas

Temperatures on our Monday have warmed into the mid to upper 80s thanks to sunshine and dry air. It stays warm tomorrow before rain chances arrive on Wednesday cooling us down.

05/13/2013

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Rain Brings Fear Of Flooding For Some Carrollton Residents

Residents say erosion from Dudley Branch Creek is cutting into their back yards and they feel their homes will slide away.

05/09/2013

Sprinklers water the lawns at a housing development. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

‘Stage 3′ Water Restrictions Set For June 1st Across North Texas

1.6 million people will have to brace themselves for June 1st when cities from McKinney to Mesquite to Royce City will go to Stage-3 water restrictions which means just once a week for sprinkler’ed lawns.

04/26/2013

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Rangers, Cubs Rained Out At Wrigley Field

The game between the Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs scheduled for Wednesday night has been rained out.

04/17/2013

Sunflowers begin their annual bloom. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Spring Rains Benefit Texas Wildflowers

A Texas wildflower expert says intermittent rains throughout the spring should benefit wildflowers that are set to bloom later this month and in early summer.

04/09/2013

A stalk of wheat lies on dry, cracked soil. (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Dry Winter Worsens Texas Drought Conditions

Nearly all of Texas is in drought, threatening severe water restrictions in some parts of the state and another record-setting dry spell if spring rains don’t materialize.

03/28/2013

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fun. “Carry On” In Rain-Soaked Spectacle

fun. roared through an impassioned performance of hit single “Carry On” during the 55th Annual GRAMMY awards ceremony, highlighting the song’s theme of perseverance by playing under a torrential downpour of rain. The band was […]

02/10/2013

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

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

TxDOT: Rain Makes The Roads Safer

It may seem counter-intuitive, but the long, soaking rains of the past couple of days actually make highway conditions safer….at least in the long run.

01/09/2013

A motorist drives along a street near a large water-filled pothole. (credit: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Careful What You Wish For: Drenching Rain=More Potholes

While the soaking, and at times heavy, rains are helping relieve drought conditions in North Texas, it’s also wreaking havoc by damaging some roadways.

CBSDFW.COM–01/09/2013

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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

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