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Monday, Jul 2, 2018

Dust From Africa Brings Hazy Skies to DFW

Dust From Africa Brings Hazy Skies to DFW

Texans are used to winds stirring up dust — but how about when those winds blow in from Africa? A large plume of brown dust from the Sahara desert made its way into the state over the weekend, reaching as...

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

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 7, 2018

Auto Repair Calls Spike After Unexpected Hail Storm

Auto Repair Calls Spike After Unexpected Hail Storm

North Texans are dealing with extensive hail damage following Wednesday morning’s storms creating a backlog at auto repair shops in hard-hit cities like Carrollton.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Good News for Central Texas Peach Crop

Good News for Central Texas Peach Crop

It was a long, cold winter — at least in Texas terms — and that's good news for this year's Hill Country peach harvest.

Monday, May 7, 2018

No Drought in North Texas: Officials

No Drought in North Texas: Officials

Following heavy rains across much of the state during the first week in May, less of Texas is impacted by drought, officials say.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018

Absence of Tornadoes in Oklahoma Sets Record This Year

Absence of Tornadoes in Oklahoma Sets Record This Year

Thunderstorms produced hail across North Texas last weekend, but overall, it's been a fairly slow start to severe weather season. Only a handful of tornadoes have been reported statewide while four have occurred...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018

Houston Residents Asked to Adopt-A-Drain, Keep Clear

Houston Residents Asked to Adopt-A-Drain, Keep Clear

Houston has launched an adopt-a-drain program to help residents keep water flowing and avoid backups especially as flood recovery continues following Hurricane Harvey.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018

Forecasters Warn of Rare, Life-Threatening Wildfire Weather

Forecasters Warn of Rare, Life-Threatening Wildfire Weather

There is a high probability of a significant wildfire outbreak in West Texas and the Panhandle on Tuesday, Texas A&M Forest Service said.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

Drought Expands; Oklahoma, Texas Panhandle Worst: Report

Drought Expands; Oklahoma, Texas Panhandle Worst: Report

Almost all of the Texas Panhandle is seeing extreme drought or worse conditions.

Monday, Apr 9, 2018

Concrete Homes Built For Safety In Severe Weather

Concrete Homes Built For Safety In Severe Weather

More North Texans are looking into building homes out of concrete using Insulated Concrete Forms for the walls, which NUDURA Integrated Building Technology says can withstand 250 mile an hour winds.

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