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Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 05:12 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Forest Fires

Weather Quiz: Forest Fires

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks about the percentage of forest fires in the western U.S. that are started by lightning.

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 06:31 PM CDT

Volunteers Patrol for Kids Left in Hot Cars

Volunteers Patrol for Kids Left in Hot Cars

Forty children in the U.S. have died of heatstroke in hot cars so far this year, according to NOAA. Four of those deaths were in North Texas.

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 05:12 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Montlhly Rainfall Amount Averages

Weather Quiz: Montlhly Rainfall Amount Averages

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist asks what two months both average more than 4 inches of rainfall at DFW.

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 05:34 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Speed of Light

Weather Quiz: Speed of Light

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks what happens to the speed of light when it passes through glass. 

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 05:13 PM CDT

Weather Quiz: Sunset at North Pole

Weather Quiz: Sunset at North Pole

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell asks what date does the sun set at the North Pole?

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 02:54 PM CDT

Jeep Left on the Beach During Hurricane Dorian Explained

Jeep Left on the Beach During Hurricane Dorian Explained

Coverage of Hurricane Dorian pummeling South Carolina turned into 'Jeep Watch' after a driver abandoned the SUV on the beach as the hurricane arrived in South Carolina.

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 09:18 AM CDT

Fall, Where Are You? Here's How North Texas Is Faring Out

Fall, Where Are You? Here's How North Texas Is Faring Out

It's a warm start to September in North Texas. Just when we thought we were done with the triple digits, they’re back!

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 04:05 PM CDT

NBC 5 Forecast: Staying Hot and Dry

NBC 5 Forecast: Staying Hot and Dry

We will stay mostly sunny, dry and hot again Friday and through the weekend with highs peaking around the century mark Friday through Sunday. Daily heat index values will range from 99-102 degrees.

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 05:10 PM CDT

NBC 5 Weather Quiz: Since 1898, the Official Temperature for DFW Has Been Observed at How Many Locations?

NBC 5 Weather Quiz: Since 1898, the Official Temperature for DFW Has Been Observed at How Many Locations?

NBC 5 Chief Meteorologist Rick Mitchell ask: Since 1898, the official temperature for DFW has been observed at how many locations?

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 03:57 AM CDT

September Looking Hot and Dry in North Texas

September Looking Hot and Dry in North Texas

When we think September we think fall. The official start of fall is Monday, Sept. 23. In Texas it doesn’t really feel like fall, especially this year. Currently there is a broad area of high pressure over...

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