Tornadoes Reported In Texas Panhandle During Severe Weather OutbreakSeveral suspected tornadoes touched down Saturday afternoon in the Texas Panhandle between Lubbock and Amarillo, according to the National Weather Service.
Small Business Administration Has Approved $11+ Million In Texas Winter Storms LoansAs Texans continue with repairs from February's winter storms, the Small Business Administration has so far approved more than $11 million in federal disaster loans for businesses and residents.
Large Hail, Damaging Winds Possible In Parts Of North Texas This WeekendA "SLIGHT" risk (in yellow) covers our western counties. Large hail and damaging winds the big threat with these storms.
Damage From Winter Storms Leaves Ronald McDonald House Of Dallas Picking Up PiecesThe Ronald McDonald House of Dallas, a place that gives a temporary home to families and children battling serious injuries or illnesses, faced their own crisis in February after winter weather struck North Texas.
Gardening 101: Ornamental GrassesAround this time of year is when you need to take your shears to your ornamental grasses.
Texas Regulator Sherry Botkin The Latest To Resign After Blackouts During Deadly Winter StormsShe was a Texas utility regulator appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott and Monday she became the second to resign after the deadly February blackouts that left millions without electricity or heat for days.
'The Right Thing To Do,' Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Requests ERCOT To Rectify $16 Billion Error During StormLt. Gov. Dan Patrick has called on the Texas Public Utilities Commission and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas to correct the emergency pricing error.
Texas House Unveils Priority Electricity Reforms; Bipartisan Legislation Protects Grid, Infrastructure, RatepayersHouse Speaker Dade Phelan announced the first phase of the House's legislative reforms to protect consumers and strengthen the state's electric grid after last week's marathon hearings.
Deadly Winter Storms Just Latest Disaster To Befall The Needy In TexasThe winter storms that began on Valentine's Day in Texas, which experts say may have caused billions in damage, is just the latest disaster in recent years to disproportionately affect communities of color and poor residents in the state.
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.