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Winter Storm 2021

Winter storm in Texas: At least 10 deaths linked to statewide disaster; Austin outages may last another day or more

We're tracking the fallout from the massive winter storm in Texas, which has brought widespread power outages and transportation problems.

Vehicles attempt to drive uphill through snow and ice on Guadalupe Street in Austin on Feb. 15, 2021.

Winter Storm 2021

As Texas faced record-low temperatures this February and snow and ice made roads impassable, the state’s electric grid operator lost control of the power supply, leaving millions without access to electricity. As the blackouts extended from hours to days, top state lawmakers called for investigations into the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, and Texans demanded accountability for the disaster. We have compiled a list of resources for Texans who are seeking help, or places to get warm. To get updates sent straight to your phone, text "hello" to 512-967-6919 or visit this page to sign up.

 More in this series 

10 deaths linked to winter storm

Oncor, Austin Energy warn that more outages are expected

Texas Gas again asks customers to conserve energy

Ag Commissioner warns freeze could hurt food supply chain

Austin power company warns outages may persist another day or longer 

Texas officials call for investigation into state's power grid operator 

Cities across the state issue boil-water notices after power outages

McAllen is shipping its water to help nearby municipalities 

Natural gas provider warns of potential shortage for Austin, El Paso and the Rio Grande Valley

ERCOT: Some customers should have power restored this afternoon

Phelan asks House committees to review statewide blackouts 

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