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Central Minnesota Farmer Builds Giant 50-Foot-Tall Snowman [VIDEO]

For the last month and a half, Foley farmer Greg Novak has been busy building a 50-foot tall snowman.

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Will Wichita Falls Weather Bring Another Dry, Scorching Summer?

If you were in Texoma last summer you know it was hot, really hot. In fact, the summer heat last year shattered all sorts temperature records as it put our afternoon nights in the 100′s for over 80 consecutive days. But will it happen again?

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Archie Carpenter, Getty Images/Buckeye Chuck, Facebook/Balzac Billy/Staten Island Chuck, Facebook/Shari Chambers, Wikimedia Commons
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5 Famous Weather Predicting Groundhogs You’ve Never Heard Of

It’s Groundhog Day…again. According to legend, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow, it will leave showing that winter will soon end. If it is sunny, the groundhog will see its shadow and go back into its burrow, and the winter weather will continue for six more weeks. The largest Groundhog Day celebration is held in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The most famous weather man in Punxsutawney is Punxsutawney Phil. However, Phil isn’t the only groundhog to predict weather. Eric Meier and I worked hard researching different groundhogs. Here’s 5 Famous Groundhogs You’ve Never Heard Of.

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NASA Says 2011 Was Insanely Warm on Planet Earth

Some people may think climate change is just a myth, but there’s no arguing with this: NASA scientists say the earth’s surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880. What’s more, nine of the 10 warmest years in modern recorded history have occurred since the year 2000.

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Record-Breaking and Rare October Snowstorm Batters Northeast US

The record-breaking snowstorm that swept over the Northeast this weekend has left 2.2 million homes without power, closed public schools, and resulted in eight deaths, mainly from car accidents on icy roads.

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The Weather Channel Dubs Wichita Falls The #1 Worst Summer City Of 2011

It's no secret here in Wichita Falls that this summer has been excruciatingly hot, dry and miserable.  I bet you can't event count the number of times you burned your hand on your car door handle, and I'm pretty sure we have all mastered the art of steering with one finger

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(Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)
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Winter Weather Advisories, Cancellations and Delays

Winter Weather Update:

Warmer temperatures are on the way to Texoma, with highs reaching the upper 40's and maybe even the low 50's by Friday afternoon.

While no additional snow or frozen precipitation is forecast, some patchy ice will still exist on roads tomorrow morning.  Officials advise cauti

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(Photo by Tom Dahlin/Getty Images)
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City Issues Update on Weather Impact

The following is a press release from Barry Levy, Communication Specialist for the City of Wichita Falls:

City Weather Response Morning Update

-***IMPORTANT****The rolling blackouts initiated by ENCOR are cutting power to various traffic signals in the City

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