The Latest: 2 dead in Texas amid subfreezing cold

 

February 17, 2021



The Latest on winter weather across the U.S. (all times local):

HOUSTON — Officials in Texas say two people are dead likely because of the subfreezing temperatures that have caused massive power outages across the state.

As nightfall threatened to plummet temperatures again into single digits, officials warned that homes still without power would likely not have heat until at least Tuesday, as frustration mounted and the state's electric grid came under growing demand and criticism.

"Things will likely get worse before they get better," said Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, the top elec...



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