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Texas Winter Storm (General)

by dulan drift, Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 06:12 (17 days ago) @ dulan drift

"A winter storm has brought deadly freezing winds, ice and snow to many regions that rarely see such frigid conditions.

In Texas, a surge in demand for electricity has led to widespread power cuts. The crisis was worsened when nearly half the state's wind power generation was knocked out by the storm on Sunday. Wind power is the state's second-largest source of electricity.

The National Weather Service (NWS) said more than 150 million Americans were now under winter storm warnings.

At least 11 deaths have been blamed on the widespread storm."

Power cuts and freezing temps are not two things you want in the same sentence.

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