As temperatures continue to rise across the metroplex this week, there has also been a rise in North Texas energy use. According to ERCOT, Monday was a 2013 landmark for statewide energy use.
The best view of Union Pacific’s massive Davidson Yard is from the Hulen Street Bridge. From five stories above you can see the size and scope of the operation. It is the second largest train yard in Texas.
ISOLATED EVENING STORMS… THEN VERY HOT AND DRY FOR THE WEEKEND AND NEXT WEEK… A few isolated storms have popped up along the Red River this afternoon. They are very isolated and likely will stay […]
Those who live in homes can dial their thermostats back, but what about major office buildings and high-rises? How do they keep tenants comfortable while minimizing power use?
Tuesday marks the hottest day of the year so far and the earliest DFW Airport hit 106º since the dreaded, scorched days of 1980.
The difference between a 99° or 100° day can be measured in records, tolerance or sweat. But the question has come up: How do meteorologists decide when it’s this close to go with 99° or 100°? Jeff Jamison explains.
After recalculating data from last year, the nation’s climatologists are declaring that Oklahoma suffered through the hottest summer ever recorded in the U.S. last year — not Texas as initially announced last fall.
A chilly day Saturday, as highs only reached about 50 degrees by afternoon. That won’t be the case Sunday.
Some years we don’t see ice or snow in North Texas. But every winter we always feel the cold and wind. The wind chill, the dangerous combination of freezing temperatures and gusty wind, is something we must be concerned about.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas is a little worried about what’s going to happen on the first day of school across the state.
The state’s electric grid operator is trying to prevent rolling blackouts this week, but they say it’s up to consumers to make it happen.
The sizzling temperatures are keeping many North Texans inside, and air conditioning companies busy. But it’s not just the 100+ degree daytime temperatures that are causing the need for repairs.