North Texas Storms Produce Lightning Strikes, Record Rainfall and Cooler Temperatures

North Texas Storms Produce Lightning Strikes, Record Rainfall and Cooler Temperatures

Lightning struck the Bank of America building in downtown and a home in far north Fort Worth during a wave of thunderstorms Saturday that left thousands of customers without power while dumping record rainfall across the region. The Fort Worth Fire Department responded to a structure fire call around 6:45 a.m. in the 10400 block Stoneside Trail in the Crawford Farms neighborhood. Fire department spokesman Kyle Clay said two adults and three children were displaced…

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Plenty of Options to Feed Dad on Father’s Day Throughout Dallas Area

Plenty of Options to Feed Dad on Father’s Day Throughout Dallas Area

Showtime at the Apollo’s Kiki Sheppard enjoyed the dining options available at a recent City Men Cook evening (Courtesy Image) As Father’s Day starts, we know there are dads who are committed vegetarians, those who love salads or simply make an effort to eat healthily. They will find plenty to enjoy at several of the Father’s Day events profiled below. But for those who prefer a Texas size steak or buffet, keep the mug this…

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North Texas’ Biggest Estate up for Auction

North Texas’ Biggest Estate up for Auction

A grand North Texas Estate is up for grabs at a bargain price. The Champ D’Or mansion near Denton has more than 48,000 square feet – as big as a department store. But no big box store has French-inspired architecture, reflecting pools out front and indoor swimming pool. Built in 2002 at an estimated cost of more than $50 million, the Texas French Chateau has been for sale almost since it was finished. It last…

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It Just Felt like It Rained a Lot, but Really It Was 4th Driest May in Dallas-Fort Worth

It Just Felt like It Rained a Lot, but Really It Was 4th Driest May in Dallas-Fort Worth

May is usually the rainiest month of the year in Dallas-Fort Worth, but this year it’s anything but. With one day left in the month, DFW International Airport recorded 14 percent of the normal rainfall level making this May at the fourth driest with .70 inches, meteorologist Jesse Moore with the National Weather Service said. Average rainfall for the month is 4.9 inches. Last year, Dallas-Fort Worth was above normal with 6.25 inches. Though North…

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