Gardening 101: The Benefits Of Buying Bare Root PlantsBare-root plants are lighter and easier to handle. And because pots and soil are not required, they generally cost less.
House Oversight Committee Wants Winter Storm Documents From Grid Operator ERCOTInquiries into the electricity blackouts during the February storms in Texas have now moved to Washington. The House Oversight Committee is investigating the agency that operates the grid in the state.
Texas Power Company Brazos Electric Files For Bankruptcy Protection After Deadly Winter StormsIt is the largest and oldest power cooperative in Texas and now, after the devastating February winter storms, is filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Officials with Brazos Electric say it was a “financially robust, stable company" before the winter blast hit.
Texans Warned About Hiring Unlicensed Contractors For Winter Storm CleanupTexans are being reminded that the disaster declaration declared after deadly winter storms allows out-of-state and unlicensed contractors to obtain temporary registration and work on damaged properties in the state.
Texas Attorney General Files Suit Against Power Provider GriddyDays after the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) shutdown Griddy in Texas, the state attorney general's office has filed suit against the wholesale electricity provider.
500K+ Texans Still Under Boil Water Advisories A Week After Deadly Winter StormsMore than half a million Texans are still under boil water notices, or have no water at all because of burst pipes, more than a week after a deadly winter storm moved through the state.
DFW Weather: Strong Storms Possible Sunday, More Forecasted MondayRain and storms are in the forecast for Sunday. We have a cold front coming in mid-day for the DFW Metroplex.
50K Veterans Impacted By 2-Week Closure Of Fort Worth VA Clinic Due To Burst Pipe DamageThe VA has been calling veterans this week, with options for care. They may be able to reschedule after March 8, which the clinic is expected to reopen.
Power Outages, Burst Pipes... Potholes Now A Concern After Historic Texas Cold SnapRoad crews are watching for more potholes to open up in roads after the ice and snow expanded in cracks last week.
President Biden Visits Houston In Wake Of Texas' Devastating Winter StormsPresident Joe Biden and the First Lady, Jill, came to Texas Friday, Feb. 26 to survey damage caused by severe winter weather and to encourage people to get their coronavirus shots.
DFW Weather: More Strong Storms Forecasted In North Texas This WeekendStrong storms throughout North Texas are included in the forecast for both Saturday and Sunday.
At ERCOT Hearings Oncor CEO Says Decision Was 'Between Having Electricity & Having A Total Blackout For Up To A Month'For the second day in a row, members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) are being grilled by lawmakers in Austin about the state power grid and the blackouts that left Texans in the cold and dark, and cost some their lives.
Deadly Winter Storms Could Be The Most Costly Disaster In Texas HistoryThe extreme winter weather could cost more than any storm in Texas history. The disaster is expected to exceed 2017 damages from Hurricane Harvey -- which cost the state $125 billion.
President Biden And First Lady Headed To Houston To View Winter Storm DamagePresident Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will visit Houston today to check on the state's recovery from the winter storms.
Marble-Sized Hail Falls On Parts Of North TexasIt was a noisy night Thursday, Feb. 25 in parts of North Texas as hail fell from the sky in the 8:00 p.m. hour.