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Is It Hot Enough to Bake Cookies in a Car?

Frying an egg on the sidewalk is just so passe.

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Top 5 Ways to Cool Off in the Amarillo Heat

Summer is a fun time of year.  However, summer also means hot temperatures.  So what do you do when you want to cool off in Amarillo?  Here are five ways to cool off in the Amarillo Summer heat.

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Amarillo Endured Record Breaking Heat Over Labor Day Weekend

If you thought it was extraordinarily hot over the weekend you would be right.

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Reporter Completely Melts Down While Reporting on the Heat

One of the ways a local TV news reporter can distinguish himself is through his coverage of an extreme weather event.

WATE 6 News Knoxville reporter Mike Krafcik was given that opportunity when he was assigned to the heatwave which struck the Tennessee city earlier this month.

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‘Life-Threatening’ Heat to Hit Much of the US This Summer

You might think it’s hot now, but Mother Nature is just getting started.

Summer this year is set to hit much of the United States hard, according to a series of excessive heat warnings issued by the National Weather Service Thursday.

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Summer Road Work In Amarillo Tough On Everybody

When you are driving around town in the oppressive heat of summer you probably have a few complaints about the other drivers around you and all the road construction going on around town.  Try being a road crew worker, that's pretty hot.

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Unprecedented Drought Baking US

July 2011 was recorded as one of the hottest months on record for certain parts of the United States and areas of the South are plagued by some of the worst drought conditions in decades.

The National Drought Mitigation Center recently reported that over a dozen states are currently experiencing abnormal dryness and drought like conditions

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Excel Reports Extermely High Temperatures Causing Peaking Energy Usage

With temperatures easily topping over 102 degrees on a regular basis in Amarillo, Excel Energy is reporting that energy usage has spiked even higher than the highest point last year. When temperatures reach triple digits, people crank up the air conditioners.

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Dallas Mavericks Win Game Six, Take NBA Finals Championship For First Time In Franchise History

Last night the Dallas Mavericks finally reached the goal of winning the NBA Championship and it came at the expense of the Miami Heat.

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Amarillo Area Heatwave & Drought Continues

The Amarillo area has been suffering from a drought since last year having received only .68 inches of water this year. Now, top that with a crippling heat wave and you can honestly say, the best thing that you can do is stay inside next to a nice cool air conditioner. Temperatures are to top 105 degrees today in Amarillo and that is hot enoug

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