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If you can’t stand the heat, it’s not the week to be in America, my friends. All signs are pointing toward a miserable, record-smashing heat dome engulfing most of the continental US over the next…
Weather Archives are now online. You can now review previous months and years data. Wondering when we last had rain? Check the archive for the current month. 
Below is a month-to-month summary of 2015 weather.
In February 2015, we decided to cancel our AT&T Uverse Television service. For many years we had been unhappy with the cost and poor quality of their High Definition television service. Below are…
Below is a month-to-month summary of 2014 weather.
Below is a month-to-month summary of 2013 weather.
Below is a month-to-month summary of 2012 weather.
I heard or read about this story somewhere about a couple Google Computer Scientists who created a map of the wind as it flows over the United States. The website is at hint.fm/wind the map is…
As part of the multiple changes I have planned, a weather condition icon has been added to the upper right hand corner of the page to indicate the current weather conditions. Sunny, partly cloudy,…
After a short hiatus the Benbrook Weather Blog is back online. It took me a while to get my website configuration sorted out. heh oh well, we're back to normal.
As announced last week, the site has a new Theme! Additionally, for iPhone visitors you'll see a mobile formatted version of the site. Hopefully in the near future, I'll have support for other mobile…
Just wanted to announce a few changes that went live today. The most major change is I’ve implemented AJAX and JQuery to automatically update the weather readings every minute! No…
Below is a month-to-month summary of 2011 weather.
After many years of service I've decided to replace my aging Axis 2100 camera with a TP-Link TL-SC3171. I've also started a project to relocate my camera. The trees in the back yard have gotten…
Below is a month-to-month summary of 2010 weather.
On May 3, 2010 I upgraded to the latest version of Virtual Weather Station. This turned out to be a BIG mistake. For those familiar with my Nuts & Bolts post the Weather Station…
The snow started falling before dawn on February 11, 2010 and it didn’t stop until the following morning. When it was finished the Dallas Fort Worth area received a record amount, 12.5 inches of snow…
In an effort to provide better service, we've made a change to the order information is displayed on the page. Hopefully you'll agree the new layout gives you the information you need quicker then…
Below is a month-to-month summary of 2009 weather.
Hardware involved in the weather web site: The Reata Place Weather web site uses many different technologies to create the weather page. In this article seven will be discussed to provide a behind…
Yes! That's snow on the ground. It's been snowing on and off for the last four hours. As the picture to the left shows, it's starting to accumulate as the temperature gets closer and closer to…
Welcome to our new home. We've started the move from http://home.swbell.net/carrse1. This new hosting location offers so many more benefits then the old location, and I hope to expand on what's…
I had a new roof installed on the building that hosts the weather station. During the installation the Anemometer and Wind Vane were out of service. Luckily there wasn't much wind on Wednesday and…
It’s December 5th and this morning at 4:01 AM the temperature plunged to 21.2°F. It’s still Autumn! I’m beginning to wonder if this winter is going to be a cold one? This isn’t the coldest…