Texans say the trees are literally exploding given the icy temperatures in the Lone Star State caused by Storm Landon, and some residents described the phenomenon as ‘sounding like gunshots going off.’.

This time through Thursday morning, Texas was experiencing about 70.000 outages, far short of the 4 million reported in 2021.

Analytical on how the storm and the federal government’s efforts to keep the lights on for Texans might have an impact on the race for governor.

This week’s icing on the cake of Hurricane Landon was the worst in decades in the history of Texas.

Some experts, though, say the state’s electric grid has improved, but it’s far from being repaired.

On Friday, the website FlightAware revealed that the weather in Texas was also affecting air traffic across the State while hundreds of flights were cancelled at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

A major highway in Austin deep in the heart of central Texas turned into a snowblower hill as the high frosty conditions continue into an afternoon

The Kerville Police Department said the accident occurred about 9.30pm on Thursday night after the tractor trailer tried to break off as it passed a traffic stop.

Greg Abbott

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Gregory Wayne Abbott is an American businessman, politician, attorney, and former jurist serving since 2015 as the 48th governor of Texas. A member of the Republican Party, (wikipedia)

Electric Reliability Council of Texas

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. is an American organization that operates Texas’s electrical grid, the Texas Interconnection, (wikipedia)