Some Austin residents remain without electrical power following last week’s ice storm

Whitney Morrow serves dinner, cooked on a propane camping stove, by a battery-powered desk light used for working from home in Wooten, Austin on Feb. 6, 2023.


Oklahomans have certainly dealt with their share of historic ice storms in years past, but in South Texas, it’s another matter.

Perhaps it’s why there has been quite the political disturbance in Austin where 170,000 utility customers lost power last week and many of them are still in the dark. It even forced one power company to issue an apology reported the Texas Tribune.

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