New Mesquite Ordinance On Pets In The Heat Gets TestedThe city says its new ordinance aims to prevent dogs from being left outside in extremely hot weather for hours.
Texas Heat: Hottest Home Game For Rangers In 25 SeasonsThe temperature was 107 degrees for the first pitch just after 7 p.m. Friday, when the Rangers played the Cleveland Indians in their first game after the All-Star break.
Texas Utility In 'Storm Mode'; Could Pre-Position Crews Due To Excessive HeatStorm Mode is an internal designation Oncor uses when there’s the expectation of severe thunder or snow/ice storms that they also use for excessive heat.
Triple-Digit Temperatures Causing More Heat-Related IllnessesThe triple-digit temperatures happening across all of North Texas can be dangerous and even deadly.
Police: Toddler Dies After 3½ Hours In Hot Day Care VanThe van was parked since 3 p.m., and deputies said its interior was 113 degrees when they arrived.
Even In Record-Breaking Heat, Young Athletes 'Play Ball'"I'm back there in the catching gear. It's so hot. Like, crazy hot," says Jaryn Nelson-- who then quickly reiterates that she loves it. "I live for it."
Hot, Dry Conditions Lead To Burn Bans, Fireworks BansFireworks have been banned in several counties as fire danger and extreme temperatures continue to rise.
Drought-Stricken West Braces As Wildfire Season Flares UpSevere drought has already forced officials in several western states to close national parks as precautions against wildfires and issue warnings throughout the region.