Category: Weather

Texas Warns Consumers of Possible Unlawful Energy Price Hikes Due to Weather Storm

CONSUMER PROTECTION ALERT: Excessive Energy Bills (Released Feb. 26, 2021) Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his Consumer Protection Division is warning Texans to be aware of energy price hikes and offers tips to protect yourself from excessive and potentially unlawful charges after the recent winter weather storm: Turn off autopay on utility bills and…

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Responds to ERCOT Board Members Resignations

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott immediately released this statement after learning four out-of-state board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) are resigning: “When Texans were in desperate need of electricity, ERCOT failed to do its job and Texans were left shivering in their homes without power. ERCOT leadership made assurances that Texas’ power…

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Texans Praise Ted Cruz and Ridicule Democrat Controlled Media Over Family Cancun Trip

While the Harris-Pelosi-Soros-Obama-Biden White House is working hard to keep #46 awake long enough to sign more destructive and decisive Executive Orders, the media diverts America’s attention away. The hypocrisy of Democrats peaked when they played the gotcha game when Senator Ted Cruz flew his family to Cancun during the snow and ice weather that…

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Lightning and Thunderstorm Preparation and Safety

Lightning is a leading cause of injury and death from weather-related hazards. Although most lightning victims survive, people struck by lightning often report a variety of long-term, debilitating symptoms. Thunderstorms are dangerous storms that include lightning and can: Include powerful winds over 50 MPH; Create hail; and Cause flash flooding and tornadoes. IF YOU ARE UNDER A THUNDERSTORM…

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Texans Are Dying and Filling Emergency Rooms by Using Dangerous Heat Sources in Their Homes

Many Texans are turning to dangerous heat sources amid widespread power outages caused by the winter storm, leading to more than 900 carbon monoxide poisoning cases in the state. The Houston Fire Department reported over 300 calls related to carbon monoxide poisoning as of today. Across Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals, there’s been 100 such…

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Safety, Preparation, How To’s For Emergencies, Weather, Prepping and Survival

Here is our suite of informative articles to keep you safe and prepared. We’ll add more as seasons and situations change. Winter, Snow, Ice and Storms Road Safety Basics Protecting Property From Freezing Weather How to Prepare for Power Outages and No Electricity Bug Out Bag List Civil Riots and Protests Near You Severe Weather…

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Questions Answered: Texas Get Ready for More Power Outages

ERCOT’s use of Energy Emergency Alerts Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has a progressive series of emergency procedures that may be used when operating reserves drop below specified levels. These procedures are designed to protect the reliability of the electric systemas a whole and prevent an uncontrolled system-wide outage. Per ERCOT Protocols and North American Electric…

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Mid-States From Dakotas to Texas Brace For ‘Once in a Generation’ Winter Storm

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a state of emergency across the entire state ahead of the arrival of the current winter storm, and requested a federal emergency declaration from the White House to establish additional resources for communities impacted. “Every part of the state will face freezing conditions over the coming days, and I urge…

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