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Winter Storm 2021

Many Texans have died because of the winter storm. Just how many won’t be known for weeks or months.

Dozens of deaths have been tied to this week's storm, but experts say the death toll is likely far larger.

The Blanco Vista neighborhood of San Marcos is blanketed with several inches of snow as a massive winter weather system caus…

Winter Storm 2021

As Texas faced record-low temperatures in February 2021 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. The Texas Tribune covered the impact of the storm in real time and continues to bring accountability coverage as officials address the issues exposed by the storm. 

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