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Another Record for Electricity Usage Monday: ERCOT

Another Record for Electricity Usage Monday: ERCOT

Temperatures topping 100 degrees and an expected heat index value of 110 degrees led to a second-straight day of... Read more »

Aug 10, 2015
TRE Trains Slowed Monday Due to Intense Heat

TRE Trains Slowed Monday Due to Intense Heat

Riders of the Trinity Railway Express are being warned afternoon trains may be running slower than normal due to... Read more »

Aug 10, 2015
Johnson County Commissioners Approve Burn Ban

Johnson County Commissioners Approve Burn Ban

Johnson County is under a burn ban. Read more »

Aug 10, 2015
Heat Advisory Ends for Most of North Texas

Heat Advisory Ends for Most of North Texas

A heat advisory was allowed to expire for most of North Texas at 7 p.m. Monday, but people are still urged to use... Read more »

Aug 10, 2015
Construction Worker Killed by Heat Stroke: ME

Construction Worker Killed by Heat Stroke: ME

Heat stroke is being blamed for killing a residential construction worker in Melissa last month. Read more »

Aug 7, 2015
Heat and Mosquitoes: What Does it Mean?

Heat and Mosquitoes: What Does it Mean?

The recent streak of triple digit temperatures is creating good conditions for mosquitoes that can carry the West... Watch »

Aug 6, 2015
North Texas Again 'Abnormally Dry': Drought Monitor

North Texas Again 'Abnormally Dry': Drought Monitor

For the first time since May 19, part of North Texas is once again under abnormally dry conditions, according to the... Read more »

Aug 6, 2015

Dog Days of Summer VI

NBC 5 viewers share photos of their pets staying cool during Texas summer. View »

Aug 10, 2015
ERCOT Reports Record Peak Electricity Demand

ERCOT Reports Record Peak Electricity Demand

Temperatures topping 100 degrees and heat effects making it feel even hotter caused an all-time record hourly demand... Read more »

Aug 5, 2015
Heat Advisory Issued as NTX Temps Rise Above 100

Heat Advisory Issued as NTX Temps Rise Above 100

More than two dozen North Texas counties — including Dallas and Tarrant counties — are under a heat advisory... Watch »

Aug 4, 2015
Extra Precautions Taken to Protect Athletes in the Heat

Extra Precautions Taken to Protect Athletes in the Heat

Just as some athletes are returning for practice ahead of the school year North Texas is facing a week of triple... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Shady Shores Still Swamped After Spring Floods

Shady Shores Still Swamped After Spring Floods

Two spots on Shady Shores Drive in Denton County are still closed months after spring flooding and Shady Shores... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Beating the Heat in the Metroplex

Beating the Heat in the Metroplex

When temperatures in North Texas reach the triple digits, people do whatever they can to cool off. Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Year's First Heat Advisory Issued for North Texas

Year's First Heat Advisory Issued for North Texas

North Texas is officially under its first Heat Advisory of 2015 as of 1 p.m. Wednesday and the heat index will reach... Watch »

Aug 5, 2015
Blue Moon Rises Over North Texas Thursday, Friday

Blue Moon Rises Over North Texas Thursday, Friday

Be sure to set your gaze skyward Friday to catch a glimpse of the rare blue moon, which, contrary to its name, will... Read more »

Jul 30, 2015
Texas Energy Grid Operator ERCOT Urges Conservation on Hot Days

Texas Energy Grid Operator ERCOT Urges Conservation on Hot Days

The grid operator for Texas said electric demand set a new July record Thursday, as the high temperature reached 104... Read more »

Jul 30, 2015
Arlington Campers Not Sweating Summer Heat

Arlington Campers Not Sweating Summer Heat

The July heat can certainly be dangerous, but it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the outdoors during the summer. Watch »

Jul 28, 2015

Dog Days of Summer V

NBC 5 viewers share photos of their pets staying cool during Texas summer. View »

Jul 29, 2015
Heavy Rains Bring Flooding to Parts of West Texas

Heavy Rains Bring Flooding to Parts of West Texas

Heavy rains in West Texas have brought flooding to parts of the region, including Amarillo and El Paso. Parts of... Watch »

Jul 21, 2015
Solar Car Challenge 2015

Solar Car Challenge 2015

The Solar Car Challenge Foundation invites you to the 2015 Solar Car Challenge July 20 - 23 at Texas Motor... Watch »

Jul 21, 2015
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