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Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 05:27 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Lightning

Weather Quiz: Lightning

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks about different types of lightning.

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 at 05:41 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: A Dip in the Jet Stream is Known as What?

Weather Quiz: A Dip in the Jet Stream is Known as What?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: A dip in the jet stream is known as what?

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 06:11 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Weather Balloons

Weather Quiz: Weather Balloons

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks what the weather instrument attached to a weather balloon is called.

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 12:03 PM CDT

Texas Drought Level Jumps by 9 Percent

Texas Drought Level Jumps by 9 Percent

After another hot, dry week, Texas' drought conditions jumped by 9 points and forecasted rain may not be enough to help.

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 12:08 PM CDT

Rain Expected This Week, But Is It Enough?

Rain Expected This Week, But Is It Enough?

The good news this week is that North Texas is getting some much needed rain. The bad news: rainfall totals will not even be close to helping with our current drought.

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 05:51 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Prior to The National Weather Service, What Was the Name of the Government Agency That Predicted the Weather?

Weather Quiz: Prior to The National Weather Service, What Was the Name of the Government Agency That Predicted the Weather?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: Prior to The National Weather Service, what was the name of the government agency that predicted the weather?

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 08:30 PM CDT

How Weather Played a Role in the Delta Flight 191 Crash

How Weather Played a Role in the Delta Flight 191 Crash

Thursday marked the 33rd anniversary when Delta flight 191 crashed at DFW International Airport, killing 137 people on board. NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell explains wind sheer and how a down-burst...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 05:28 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Downburst Winds Blow From What Direction?

Weather Quiz: Downburst Winds Blow From What Direction?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: Downburst winds blow from what direction?

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 07:04 PM CDT

Drought Takes Toll on Home Foundations

Drought Takes Toll on Home Foundations

The extreme heat and lack of rain in North Texas this summer is a one-two punch for home foundations, and some repair companies report double the normal number of calls.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 09:50 PM CDT

Extreme Drought Worsens Across North Texas

Extreme Drought Worsens Across North Texas

The new Drought Monitor was released Thursday morning and the news is not good.

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