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WINTER STORM NEWS

Over 7.9 million Texans still facing disrupted water supplies

February 23, 2021 9:25 am

A total of 147 PWSs (public water systems) serving a population of more than 33,000 people are non-operational. In addition, 4 PWSs wastewater treatment facilities have reported as non-operational", a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) spokesman said.

White House says Texas winter storm likely due to climate change

February 19, 2021 2:30 pm

The crisis in the largest U.S. oil- and gas-producing state has put Democratic President Joe Biden's White House squarely at odds with Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who initially did not acknowledge Biden's 2020 election win.

Texas power plants back online, but 325,000 households still in the dark

February 19, 2021 11:00 am

Energy operators and state leaders including Texas Governor Greg Abbott are facing withering criticism for the prolonged outages due to freezing temperatures that began four days ago.

Power outages linger for millions as another icy storm looms

February 18, 2021 9:42 am

Texas officials ordered 7 million people to boil tap water before drinking it following days of record low temperatures that damaged infrastructure and froze pipes.

Biden says weather delays likely for vaccine

February 17, 2021 10:24 am

Joe Biden's administration said that the weather is expected to affect shipments from a FedEx facility in Memphis, Tennessee, and a UPS facility in Louisville, Kentucky.

US: Major winter storm threatens 80 million in Midwest and Northeast

January 20, 2019 2:01 am

The storm was also expected to further strain the National Weather Service, where many employees have been furloughed as part of the partial government shutdown.

Storm blasts winter-weary Northeast; thousands lose power

March 14, 2018 10:41 am

Nearly 2 feet (0.61 meters) of snow was reported in parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Maine by Tuesday evening. In New Hampshire, a little over 2 feet, 25 inches (63.5 centimeters), was reported near Derry.

Major storm to bring feet of snow to California mountains

March 01, 2018 2:17 pm

The blizzard would help the snowpack, which is vital to the state's water supply and is only about a quarter its normal size for this time of winter.

Storm heads toward Northeast US after blanketing Midwest

February 02, 2015 9:29 pm

More than 2,300 flights were cancelled Monday with about a seventh of them at Boston's Logan Airport.

Winter storm leaves 25 dead, thousands without power in US

February 16, 2014 12:24 am

The snow, sleet and ice that bombarded the Southeast on Wednesday brought its ferocity into the Northeast on Thursday.