News Unplugged

My apologizes if it appears I’m stuck on writing about tornadoes, but tornadoes are a pretty big deal right now in Oklahoma. And there’s a disturbing update to one of the...

I haven’t read Popular Mechanics since I was a kid (don’t ask me why I read it then), but a headline from one of the magazine’s online articles hit me like...

Let me start off by saying, contrary to what some people think, we don’t get a thrill out of severe weather, in the news or weather department. We’re just as tired...

How can the same community suffer so much, so many times? That’s what so many people are asking. I just got back from spending a few days in Moore, Oklahoma. This...

One of the perks for working at a television station is having the inside track in getting your pet’s picture on the air. That’s Jeter, one of my labs, in the...

It’s a beautiful Friday, and the beginning of another month. But can you remember (if you lived in Oklahoma) what happened two years ago today? The above picture is a pretty...

Last month’s blistering temperatures made history. July was the hottest month ever recorded in this country (at least since 1895 when record keeping began) … not including Hawaii and Alaska. It...

We are smack dab into the “dog days of summer”. How do I know? Just ask my two labs. They’re hot, tired and begging to come in the house.   For...

It’s so hot, even my shadow can’t find any shade! We’re on the heat watch again in Tulsa today (Wednesday). Everyone I talk to, from the grocery store to the hairdresser,...

Take a look at those temps on the left. Day after day after day of blistering heat. Last summer Tulsa had 44 days over 100 degrees, hitting 113 on at least...

Summer already got you down? We’re in the midst of a heat wave in the middle of the country. Tulsa tied a 101 year old record Monday when the high temperature...

The weather kept me up much of the night. I couldn’t believe how hard the wind was blowing. I don’t have a wind gauge, but I would guess it had to...