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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 05:20 PM CST

Weather Quiz: How High Does Artic Air Extend?

Weather Quiz: How High Does Artic Air Extend?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks in Arctic air, how high in the atmosphere does the cold air extend before it starts to warm.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 10:34 AM CST

Why Is It So Cold?

Why Is It So Cold?

It is unusually cold in North Texas this week! The average low is 47 and tonight we will drop into the mid-20s! The cold air is a result of the position of the jet stream.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 05:15 AM CST

One More Cold Blast, Then Relief Later This Week

One More Cold Blast, Then Relief Later This Week

Cold conditions will continue to dominate the forecast for the next few days with even colder temperatures overnight into Wednesday morning.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:10 PM CST

Cold Weather Should Reduce Mosquito Population

Cold Weather Should Reduce Mosquito Population

The recent outbreak of cold weather will help reduce the mosquito population in North Texas, but it won't kill all of them.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 08:50 PM CST

What Makes California Fires So Strong?

What Makes California Fires So Strong?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell explains how wind blowing down from the Sierra Nevada Mountains enables wildfires along California's coast to gain strength.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 05:29 PM CST

Weather Quiz: Wind Chill

Weather Quiz: Wind Chill

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks if the direction the wind is blowing affects the wind chill.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 09:56 AM CST

How to Prepare for Freezing Temps in North Texas

How to Prepare for Freezing Temps in North Texas

Blizzards, sub-freezing temperatures, ice and snow -- North Texas can experience all of these types of winter weather. Aside from grabbing your coat, what do you need to do to get ready?

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 10:20 AM CST

Freeze Warning for North Texas

Freeze Warning for North Texas

Unusually cold weather will continue for the next few days. Tuesday temperatures will fall into the mid to upper 20s. In addition, a blustery wind will help produce wind chill values in the teens.

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 05:20 PM CST

Weather Quiz How Cold is Absolute Zero

Weather Quiz How Cold is Absolute Zero

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks if the temperature is absolute zero, it would be how cold on the Fahrenheit scale?  

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 05:14 PM CST

Freeze Warning Issued for NTX: Tarrant & Dallas Co. Included

Freeze Warning Issued for NTX: Tarrant & Dallas Co. Included

The calendar says November, but it will feel more like December in North Texas this coming weekend as a blast of arctic air arrives. This may bring us the coldest air of the season so far.

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