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Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 09:50 PM CDT

How Do Wave-Like Kelvin-Helmholtz Clouds Form?

How Do Wave-Like Kelvin-Helmholtz Clouds Form?

NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell explains how distinct wave-like clouds are formed in the atmosphere, called Kelvin-Helmholtz clouds.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 09:04 AM CDT

Explaining the Southwest Monsoon Season

Explaining the Southwest Monsoon Season

Chances are you've seen some dramatic video showing flooding in the U.S. Desert Southwest recently. This is all connected to the Southwest Monsoon.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 10:04 PM CDT

How Do Crickets Tell You About Triple-Digit Temperatures?

How Do Crickets Tell You About Triple-Digit Temperatures?

NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell explains how crickets are nature's thermometers. And he looks ahead to see how many triple-digit days we could have left this summer.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 09:47 PM CDT

Rick Mitchell's Way-Too-Early Winter Weather Outlook

Rick Mitchell's Way-Too-Early Winter Weather Outlook

Dreaming of snowy weather? NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell has a look at the way-too-early winter outlook from the U.S. Climate Prediction Center.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 10:17 AM CDT

Origin of Term 'Dog Days of Summer'

Origin of Term 'Dog Days of Summer'

Many people use the term "dog days of summer" without realizing the the origin is rooted in astronomy rather than weather.

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 04:40 PM CDT

How, When to View Total Solar Eclipse in August

How, When to View Total Solar Eclipse in August

The first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years will happen Aug. 21.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 05:15 PM CST

Weather Quiz: Relative Humidity

Weather Quiz: Relative Humidity

NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks: What is the relative humidity when the temperature and dew point temperature are equal?

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 04:37 PM CDT

Total Solar Eclipse to Cross the U.S. on Aug. 21

Total Solar Eclipse to Cross the U.S. on Aug. 21

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist David Finfrock previews the total solar eclipse, which will occur in one month – on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 08:20 PM CST

Weather Quiz: Radiation from the Earth

Weather Quiz: Radiation from the Earth

NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks: what do you call the radiation that is given off by the Earth?

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 05:25 PM CDT

Solar Car Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway

Solar Car Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway

Hundreds of high school students are spending their weekend in the sun at Texas Motor Speedway for the annual Solar Car Challenge.

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    David Finfrock is the NBC 5 Weather Team chief meteorologist and can be seen weekdays on NBC 5 at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

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