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Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 07:16 PM CDT

How Hot do Outside Temperatures Make the Inside of Your Car?

How Hot do Outside Temperatures Make the Inside of Your Car?

Summer is upon us! With the upcoming stretch of upper 90s and triple digits in the forecast, now is a good time to learn about the dangers of heat stroke and being trapped in a hot car.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 05:39 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Lightning and Rubber

Weather Quiz: Lightning and Rubber

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks if rubber-soled shoes can really protect you from lightning.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 07:25 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Petrichor and Geosmin

Weather Quiz: Petrichor and Geosmin

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks about petrichor and geosmin.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 04:49 AM CDT

Triple-Digit Heat Expected Today as Fire Risk Rises

Triple-Digit Heat Expected Today as Fire Risk Rises

Triple digit heat is likely across much of North Texas today and tomorrow.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 05:40 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Southern Oscillation

Weather Quiz: Southern Oscillation

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks what the term "Southern Oscillation" is related to.

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 06:26 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: What Creates Nitric Oxide Gas?

Weather Quiz: What Creates Nitric Oxide Gas?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks what weather element naturally creates nitric oxide gas.

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 12:55 PM CDT

100-Degree Temperatures in North Texas

100-Degree Temperatures in North Texas

It is official: Triple-digit temperatures have arrived.

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 01:13 PM CDT

Why Was it 99° Overnight in Two North Texas Cities?

Why Was it 99° Overnight in Two North Texas Cities?

Two cities heated up overnight to nearly 100 degrees after a rare weather event.

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 05:07 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: How Many Days Each Year Typically Reach 100 Degrees?

Weather Quiz: How Many Days Each Year Typically Reach 100 Degrees?

The average date of the first 100 degree day in DFW is June 30. David Finfrock NBC 5 Senior Meteorologist asks: How many days each year typically reach the 100 degree mark?

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 05:31 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: What Point on the Earth Was the Sun Directly Overhead at Noon?

Weather Quiz: What Point on the Earth Was the Sun Directly Overhead at Noon?

The summer solstice occurred earlier Thursday morning. David Finfrock NBC 5 Senior Meteorologist asks what point on the Earth was the sun directly overhead at noon.

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