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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 05:11 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: A Shower is Considered to be a Thunderstorm if it Contains What?

Weather Quiz: A Shower is Considered to be a Thunderstorm if it Contains What?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: A shower is considered to be a thunderstorm if it contains what?

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 09:18 PM CDT

What is CAPE and How Does It Help Predict Severe Storms?

What is CAPE and How Does It Help Predict Severe Storms?

CAPE is an acronym for Convective Available Potential Energy. In meteorology, CAPE is an index that measures how much energy is in the atmosphere that can be used in thunderstorms. It's based on temperature and...

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 05:39 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Which Term Takes into Account Wind Shear and Twisting Within the Atmosphere?

Weather Quiz: Which Term Takes into Account Wind Shear and Twisting Within the Atmosphere?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: Which term takes into account wind shear and twisting within the atmosphere?

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 04:55 PM CDT

NBC 5 Video Vault: Mayfest History

NBC 5 Video Vault: Mayfest History

The Portal to Texas History - NBC 5 News Collection">This year Mayfest in Fort Worth marks its 46th year. We take a look back at past years in the NBC 5 Video Vault. More: The Portal to Texas History - NBC 5 News Collection

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 09:19 PM CDT

Air Quality Alert in Effect Saturday

Air Quality Alert in Effect Saturday

[[298370321,C]]An Air Quality Alert is in effect Saturday for parts of North Texas, including all of the DFW metro area. Potentially high levels of ozone could develop and lead to an unhealthy situation for...

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 07:14 PM CDT

Rick Surprises NBC 5 Super Fan

Rick Surprises NBC 5 Super Fan

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell surprises NBC 5 super fan Zane and his classmates at Indian Springs Middle School in Keller and takes Texas Thunder Truck along for the ride.

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 07:00 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Sound Travels Fastest in What Kind of Air?

Weather Quiz: Sound Travels Fastest in What Kind of Air?

Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchel asks, sound travels fastest in what kind of air?

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 01:16 PM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

Bluebonnets in Bloom 2018 - Gallery III

It's a Texas tradition like no other, taking your photos in the bluebonnets. NBC...View gallery

  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Bluebonnets With Bryn
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Bluebonnets Action Photo With Bryn
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Bluebonnets
Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 05:46 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: The Cap Layer is at What Altitude?

Weather Quiz: The Cap Layer is at What Altitude?

Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell explains the altitude of the cap layer.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 09:46 PM CDT

What Are Those Crazy Clouds in the North Texas Sky

What Are Those Crazy Clouds in the North Texas Sky

North Texas received some rain showers on Wednesday, but there was never a threat of any severe storms.  So what were those strange-looking clouds that appeared over DFW Wednesday morning?  Brian James...

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