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Winter Storm 2021

Texas was "seconds and minutes" away from catastrophic monthslong blackouts, officials say

Officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas said that grid operators implemented blackouts to avoid a catastrophic failure that could have left Texans in the dark for months.

Austinites find safety from the cold at Reilly Elementary School in North Austin. The school was turned into a warming center during the current period of frigid temperatures.

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