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Severe weather this summer could cause another Texas power crisis

The state's grid operator included extreme weather scenarios in its early summer assessment and found that a combination of a severe drought, heat wave and low winds could lead to more power outages. Experts warn this summer could be hot and dry, enhanced by climate change.

A boat traveled along Lake Travis during a drought in the summer of 2011. Drier than normal weather in Texas with no precipi…

Hot, dry summer 

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