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Winter Storm 2021

U.S. House committee holds hearing on Texas’ massive power outages during deadly winter storm

At least 57 people died during the winter storm that plunged much of Texas into subfreezing temperatures and caused widespread power outages for days.

From left to right, Martin Xoxa, Chelsea Pursley and Joe Williams build a fire to keep warm outside of Pursley's home in East Austin. The group has been without power since Monday evening. Feb.17, 2021.

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