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Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 at 05:20 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Average High Temperatures

Weather Quiz: Average High Temperatures

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks which month has the greatest change in average high temperature for Dallas-Fort Worth.

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 at 09:29 AM CDT

Which Temperature Is It: Normal Or Average?

Which Temperature Is It: Normal Or Average?

The average temperature is straightforward. The “normal” temperature, however, goes a step further. It takes into account the 30-year average and then recalculates it every 10 years.

Monday, Aug 27, 2018 at 09:16 PM CDT

Can a Hurricane Extinguish a Volcano?

Can a Hurricane Extinguish a Volcano?

Since Hurricane Lane hit the Hawaiian islands over the weekend, some people have ask if it's possible for a hurricane to extinguish an active volcano. Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell breaks it all down.

Monday, Aug 27, 2018 at 05:25 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Wind Sheer is a Change in Wind What?

Weather Quiz: Wind Sheer is a Change in Wind What?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: Wind Sheer is a Change in Wind...

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 05:32 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Which of These is Not a Warm Katabatic Wind That Blows Downslope?

Weather Quiz: Which of These is Not a Warm Katabatic Wind That Blows Downslope?

NBC 5 Senior Meteorologist David Finfrock ask: Which of these is not a warm Katabatic wind that blows downslope?

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 08:42 AM CDT

Update: Severe Drought Continues in North Texas

Update: Severe Drought Continues in North Texas

The latest drought update was released Thursday, and it comes as no surprise that a severe drought continues across much of North Texas.

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 at 06:26 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Since 1850, How Many Years Have Had No Hurricanes in the Atlantic?

Weather Quiz: Since 1850, How Many Years Have Had No Hurricanes in the Atlantic?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: Since 1850, how many years have had no hurricanes in the Atlantic?

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 07:23 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is Located Very Close to What?

Weather Quiz: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is Located Very Close to What?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is located very close to what?

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 09:41 PM CDT

Fires in Pacific Northwest Culprits of Texas Haze

Fires in Pacific Northwest Culprits of Texas Haze

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell explains how smoke from fires in British Columbia is behind the haze in North Texas.

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 05:52 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Radiation

Weather Quiz: Radiation

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks how long it takes for the sun's radiation to reach the earth.

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