Winter Weather

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Tips For Staying Safe During Winter Weather

Temperatures on Thursday morning dipped below the freezing mark across most of North Texas for the second consecutive day, so bundle up before heading outside.

11/13/2014

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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

A thermometer shows the cold temperature. (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

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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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

A snowplough clears a road after heavy snowfall. (credit: Cesar Manso/AFP/Getty Images)

Ice Storm Memories Have One North Texas City Planning Ahead

In the heat of late July, officials in Keller are determined not to get caught off guard by the first winter freeze. The city bought two snow plow attachments for city trucks.

CBS 11–07/29/2014

Patches of ice are seen in front of the Dallas skyline on December 6, 2013. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Cities Deal With Ice Storm Debt After FEMA Denies Claims

December’s ice storm left North Texas battered and bruised. Now we’ve learned we’ve been left out in the cold again — footing all the repair bills.

CBSDFW.COM–04/22/2014

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Farmers Work To Save Crops From Freeze

The cold snap that hit DFW on Tuesday morning means more than just dragging out the winter coat again. For farmers, the freeze threat has been all about saving this year’s crops.

04/15/2014

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Preparing Plants For A Possible April Freeze

It sounds hard to believe in the middle of April, but North Texans are preparing for a possible freeze on Monday night. That could be bad for anyone working on their spring garden.

04/14/2014

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NFL Reaches Settlement In North Texas Super Bowl Ice Lawsuit Case

The NFL is confirming that it has settled a lawsuit brought against the league by a half-time worker who was injured by falling ice at AT&T Stadium while preparing for the 2011 Super Bowl.

03/18/2014

Steel towers carry power transmission lines. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cold Snap Knocked State Generators Offline

January’s polar vortex knocked several important coal-fired electricity plants in Texas offline. Frozen instruments were the most-cited problem for why the plants shut down.

03/12/2014

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

February Winter Storms Hurt American Airlines

American Airlines and US Airways canceled more than 14,000 flights last month — more than double the rate from a year earlier — as winter storms disrupted travel.

03/11/2014

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