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Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 09:37 AM CDT

More Than 3 Inches of Rain in Parts of North Texas Saturday

More Than 3 Inches of Rain in Parts of North Texas Saturday

Parts of North Texas received more than 3 inches of rain Saturday as a slow-moving storm system took several hours to move across the area.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 05:11 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Hurricane Ivan

Weather Quiz: Hurricane Ivan

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks how many tornadoes Hurricane Ivan spawned in 2004.

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 05:25 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Thunderstorm Altitude

Weather Quiz: Thunderstorm Altitude

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks about the highest altitude a thunderstorm can reach.

Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 10:56 PM CDT

Waterlogged: A Look Back at Recent Wet Weather in NTX

Waterlogged: A Look Back at Recent Wet Weather in NTX

The weather pattern has finally changed up enough for us to catch our breath and, more importantly, a chance to dry out. In April, and so far in May, the sky opened up and inundated Dallas-Fort Worth and...

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 05:09 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Thunderstorm Charge

Weather Quiz: Thunderstorm Charge

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks what type of electrical charge you'll typically find at the base of a thunderstorm. 

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 06:14 PM CDT

Heavy Rainfall Leads to Full Lakes as Summer Approaches

Heavy Rainfall Leads to Full Lakes as Summer Approaches

May has started out very wet.  And there is still more rain to come as we head into the upcoming weekend.  All of that heavy rainfall has resulted in all of the North Texas lakes being full, or in many...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 05:12 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Lightning Location

Weather Quiz: Lightning Location

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks in what area does 70% of the world's lightning occur.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 05:20 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Where to Find Rising Air

Weather Quiz: Where to Find Rising Air

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks, which place you would find rising air.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 05:10 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: What Country Has the Second Highest Number of Tornadoes Behind the United States?

Weather Quiz: What Country Has the Second Highest Number of Tornadoes Behind the United States?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: What country has the second highest number of tornadoes behind the United States?

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 04:33 PM CDT

Heavy Rain Moves Out of DFW

Heavy Rain Moves Out of DFW

Rounds of storms inundated North Texas with heavy rain, lightning and gusty winds Wednesday morning. We'll dry out Thursday and Friday before another chance for rain returns Saturday.

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