The operator of the electric grid that lights most of Texas has discontinued a prior alert asking customers to use less electricity.
Texas Gas Service (TGS) was forced to shut down the gas supply to the entire city of Jacksboro Thursday. Most businesses and residents had no heat, on a day when temperatures struggled to get out of the teens.
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Will the heat be working on Thursday for students in the DISD? Three different Dallas schools have had problems keeping classrooms warm since last weekend’s ice storm.
Dallas school officials are defending a decision to keep students on campuses without working heat – saying it is better for students to be safe, in cold classrooms, than warm at home, alone.
The ice storm prompted an long weekend for DFW students. But when the kids at one Dallas school returned for class on Tuesday, there was no heat in their building.
After a two-day holiday — compliments of an ice storm — students at Dallas’ Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary returned to class Tuesday. But they received a less than warm welcome: the school’s heat was out for much of the day.
A lot of North Texans were still without electricity Friday night. And that means no heat for residents as temperatures continue getting colder.
Firefighters battling a 2-alarm house fire Sunday in Garland found a woman dead inside the townhome.
The high summer temperatures are causing many cars to break down across the metroplex. It’s a dangerous side effect for drivers, many of whom find themselves stranded dangerously on the side of the road.
With Thursday’s predicted high of 104 – and a possible heat index of 108 – ERCOT, which operates the state’s power grid, will be busy keeping things cool.