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Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 05:23 PM CDT

The Good and Bad Effects of Ozone in Our Atmosphere

The Good and Bad Effects of Ozone in Our Atmosphere

NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell explains the effects of ozone and what function ozone serves in our atmosphere.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 05:19 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Heat Capacity

Weather Quiz: Heat Capacity

NBC 5 Rick Mitchell asks: Which of these options has the highest heat capacity?

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 04:03 PM CDT

Fall Weather Can Be Fickle in North Texas

Fall Weather Can Be Fickle in North Texas

North Texas saw fall-like conditions early in September, but the fall can be fickle in the area with temperatures reaching the 100s as late as October.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 09:49 PM CDT

Cold Fronts Help Butterflies Migrate Through North Texas

Cold Fronts Help Butterflies Migrate Through North Texas

NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell explains how cold fronts pushing into North Texas can help butterflies' migration.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 05:13 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Lowest Number of Tornadoes

Weather Quiz: Lowest Number of Tornadoes

NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks: What is the lowest number of tornadoes in a year since 1950 in North Texas?

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 06:23 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Irma's Historic Winds

Weather Quiz: Irma's Historic Winds

NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks: How long did Hurricane Irma maintain winds of 185 mph, longer than any other storm on record?

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 08:58 AM CDT

How Hurricane Irma Sucked Water Out of Tampa Bay

How Hurricane Irma Sucked Water Out of Tampa Bay

Hours before Hurricane Irma hit Florida the water in Tampa Bay was sucked out by the storm.

Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 05:31 AM CDT

Farmer's Almanac Forecasts Hurricanes Favoring Atlantic

Farmer's Almanac Forecasts Hurricanes Favoring Atlantic

The annual Old Farmer's Almanac, which claims an 80 percent accuracy rate in its forecasts, predicted the possibility of a major hurricane along the Atlantic Seaboard, but didn't have the same insight about the...

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 05:43 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Record Atlantic Storm Season

Weather Quiz: Record Atlantic Storm Season

NBC 5 Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks: What is the record for the most tropical storm systems in the Atlantic in one year?

Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 05:32 AM CDT

Harvey Rain Caused Houston to Sink: Geophysicist

Harvey Rain Caused Houston to Sink: Geophysicist

A California geophysicist says the sheer weight of the torrential rains brought by Harvey has caused Houston to sink by 2 centimeters.

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