'My Face Is Freezing': North Texans Share Misery Of Lengthy Power Outages“This is not a rolling blackout, this is a blackout,” says Stephanie Randall. “I don’t know where rolling came from because there’s no rolling over here.”
Retired Navy Seal Shares Survival Techniques For North Texans Stranded With No PowerRetired Navy Seal Lt. Jason Redman has trained in extreme weather survival techniques and says even without utilities, home is still the safest place to be during these harsh freezes.
Texas Grandmother, 3 Young Children Die In House Fire While Trying To Keep Warm During OutageSugar Land Fire and EMS spokesman Doug Adolph said that when firefighters arrived after the call at about 2 a.m., the house was fully engulfed.
Atmos Energy Says Need To Conserve Is 'Urgent'Atmos Energy called on customers on Tuesday, to conserve as much as possible as "demand for natural gas continues to be at unprecedented levels."
'Don't Just Listen To The Big Cities': Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Calls On Gov. Abbott To Get Power To FarmersCommissioner Miller called on Gov. Abbott to designate agriculture producers and processors as critical infrastructure that must be provided gas and electricity to continue operations.
Multiple DFW Area Sporting Events Postponed Due To Severe Winter Weather, Power OutagesThe NBA announced Tuesday, Feb. 16 that Wednesday's Dallas Mavericks game against the Detroit Pistons was postponed.
Fort Worth Fire Chief Jim Davis Warns Against Using Car, Fuel Generators To Stay Warm: 'Carbon Monoxide Issues Are Real'The city's fire chief says that there have been over 60 calls in the last 24 hours due to carbon monoxide poisoning from residents trying to stay warm in cars or by using generators.
Tarrant County Declares Disaster; Cites Critical Infrastructure Damage, Thousands Without PowerTarrant County has declared a state of disaster as the county "has suffered severe damage to critical infrastructure" and probable injuries to its residents, a document from the county stated.
North Texas Cities Open Warming Centers Due To Brutally Cold TemperaturesSome North Texas cities have opened up warming centers to the public as the dangerously cold temperatures, along with power outages, continue.
Texas Gas Service Warns Of Potential Issues, Freezing Gas Wells Coupled With Higher Usage Could Lead To ShortagesThe company said they're seeing much higher natural gas use coupled with supply issues.
ERCOT 'Unable To Predict When Grid Conditions Will Stabilize,' Urges Customers To Prepare For Extended OutagesCurrently the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages the state's power grid, said it's unable to predict when grid conditions will stabilize.
Fort Worth Extends Boil Water Notice To Northern Third Of City, Will Last Until WednesdayFort Worth is extending its boil water notice due to rolling power outages impacting the city’s ability to treat and move water to customers.
Millions Of Texans Remain Without Power After Record Cold TempsNearly 4 million homes and businesses were without power early Tuesday in Texas, where temperatures dipped into the single digits overnight.
Dallas And Fort Worth ISDs Cancel Classes Next 2 Days Due Widespread Power Outages, Winter WeatherClass will return as all-virtual learning Thursday, Feb. 18, and Friday, Feb. 19 for Dallas ISD. Forth Worth ISD will announce decision Wednesday.
Oncor Says It's Responding To 2 Power Emergencies In Getting Electricity Back On"These blackouts are no longer rolling blackouts," said Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price in a video on Facebook. "They are continued and sustained in many places and may be for some time to come."