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Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 09:02 PM CDT

Extreme Heat Can Cause Brief Dust Devils to Spin Up

Extreme Heat Can Cause Brief Dust Devils to Spin Up

The extreme heat we are currently experiencing in North Texas can sometimes cause small, brief dust devils to spin up. This is due to the heat that is rising in the atmosphere. The dust devils usually do not...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 06:06 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Certain Aircraft Have a Hard Time Taking off in Which of the Following Conditions?

Weather Quiz: Certain Aircraft Have a Hard Time Taking off in Which of the Following Conditions?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: Certain aircraft have a hard time taking off in which of the following conditions?

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 05:07 PM CDT

Heat, Drought Lead to Burn Bans Across Texas

Heat, Drought Lead to Burn Bans Across Texas

More than half of Texas' 254 counties are under a burn ban.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 05:45 PM CDT

Despite Heat, Drum Corps Members Play Away in Denton

Despite Heat, Drum Corps Members Play Away in Denton

Dangerous heat didn't stop hundreds of drum and bugle corps members from getting ready for a big competition in Denton this week.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:40 PM CDT

Softball Teams Beat the Heat at Plano Tournament

Softball Teams Beat the Heat at Plano Tournament

More than 70 softball teams are in Plano for a week-long tournament during the hottest stretch in North Texas this year.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 05:10 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Surface Temperature

Weather Quiz: Surface Temperature

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks at what height surface temperature is measured.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 08:47 PM CDT

New Record Set: High Temps Lead to Record Demands for Power

New Record Set: High Temps Lead to Record Demands for Power

The record demand for power from Texas' power grid was topped twice Wednesday, due in no small part to excessive triple-digit heat that remains in the forecast for the next several days.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 12:37 PM CDT

Heat-Related Emergency Calls Up From Last Year

Heat-Related Emergency Calls Up From Last Year

Summer is hot in North Texas, but medical experts warn extreme heat should not be taken lightly.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 06:19 PM CDT

Serious Heat Could Soon Break Records

Serious Heat Could Soon Break Records

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for parts of North Texas. With temperatures this high, there is an increased risk for heat related illnesses. But are these temperatures record breaking?...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 05:21 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Upper Level Wind Speeds Over Texas are Higher in Which Season

Weather Quiz: Upper Level Wind Speeds Over Texas are Higher in Which Season

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: Upper level wind speeds over Texas are higher in which season?

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