Tag - winter storm

California may get slammed by brutal storm front sweeping US


Pierre, S.D.: A brutal winter storm that trapped drivers on icy roads, blacked out hundreds of thousands of homes, grounded airplanes and closed schools across much of the country was poised to slam California Thursday. “We are in for a very busy week!” the National Weather Service bureau in San Diego tweeted. “We have issued...

Millions in Texas without power as grid falters in winter storm


Houston: Millions in Texas shivered through power outages for a third day Wednesday as the deadly storm that brought snow and ice to the region wreaked havoc to the state’s energy infrastructure. An estimated 3 million barrels per day of oil production remained offline. Power production from natural gas, coal, renewables and other sources has been...