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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 09:18 AM CDT

Severe Weather Season Winding Down in North Texas

Severe Weather Season Winding Down in North Texas

As we head into the month of June, the weather pattern starts to shift. The jet stream lifts north, the chance for rain diminishes in North Texas and the severe weather threat shifts north.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 05:06 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Measuring Atmospheric Moisture

Weather Quiz: Measuring Atmospheric Moisture

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks, which is not used to measure moisture in the atmosphere.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 02:03 PM CDT

NOAA Predicts 'Near Normal' Atlantic Hurricane Season

NOAA Predicts 'Near Normal' Atlantic Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season is off to yet another early start, but U.S. weather officials say it should be a near normal year.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 05:15 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: What Percentage of People in the US Have a Disaster Plan

Weather Quiz: What Percentage of People in the US Have a Disaster Plan

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: What percentage of people in the US have a disaster plan.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 06:40 AM CDT

A Change in Our Weather Pattern

A Change in Our Weather Pattern

The jet stream pattern has shifted into a position that is favorable for dry weather for much of North Texas for the coming days.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 05:09 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: 100 Lightning Strikes How Often?

Weather Quiz: 100 Lightning Strikes How Often?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks, how often are there 100 lightning strikes on Earth?

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 07:56 AM CDT

Flash Floods Shut Down Oklahoma Interstate, Prompt Rescues

Flash Floods Shut Down Oklahoma Interstate, Prompt Rescues

A powerful storm system that spawned dozens of tornado sightings is now causing significant flash flooding in parts of Oklahoma.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 01:36 PM CDT

Storms Move Across North Texas Tuesday

Storms Move Across North Texas Tuesday

Morning showers and thunderstorms to push out by midday.

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 05:11 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Tornadoes on the Move

Weather Quiz: Tornadoes on the Move

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks in which direction most tornadoes move.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 06:58 AM CDT

Dangerous Storm Sweeps Southern Plains, Spawning Tornadoes

Dangerous Storm Sweeps Southern Plains, Spawning Tornadoes

An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled "particularly dangerous" swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes that caused some damage and a deluge of rain but no reports of...

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