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16Feb 21
Dangerous Winter Storm Knocks Out Power For Millions In Texas

Dangerous winter storm knocks out power for millions in Texas

More than 4.3 million households were without power after a severe winter storm hit Texas. The frigid temperatures froze power lines and water pipes. Snow and ice cover the roadways. Rolling power blackouts will be used to balance the huge demand for heat. Some homes are using fuel generators for…

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26Feb 20

Snow days: Are schools closed more often now?

A comparison of different school districts show a slow increase over the decades in the number of snow days. This may be due to climate change—the winters are shorter, but polar vortexes and storms can be much more extreme. School closing affect kids who rely on breakfast and lunch as…

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