Damages from the unusual winter storm that impacted Texas and other states earlier in February could exceed $45 billion.
With weeks to go before the start of spring, southeast Colorado remains dry. Warmer temperatures, along with expected strong winds, are bringing high fire danger to the plains.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning due to the risk Saturday. The warning will be in effect from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for Cheyenne, Kiowa, Otero, Bent, Prowers and Baca counties. Eastern Las Animas county is also included.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott delivered an address to discuss the state's ongoing efforts to help millions of Texans impacted by widespread power outages during sub-freezing temperatures.
Five board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), including the chairman and vice-chairman, announced their resignations Tuesday.
In the wake of severe winter weather and failed energy production continuing to leave Texans without power and water, Governor Greg Abbott has issued several waivers and suspended many state regulations.
Amid record cold temperatures and skyrocketing energy demand, utilities across the central U.S. have ordered rolling blackouts to ration electricity, leaving millions of people without power.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is calling on the Texas Legislature to introduce legislation and authorize funding to winterize the state's power system after widespread power failures.
Severe weather can occur during any month of the year, but the peak activity usually falls during the months of March, April and May.
Americans often take electricity for granted - until the lights go out.
Over 133,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses are stuck in route to Colorado because winter storms are impacting a distribution hub in Tennessee, Colorado's health department said on Tuesday.