Winter storm update: Grocery stories reopening but thousands still without electricity

Central Texas took a major hit from the most recent winter storm that rolled through the area. Another wave could be on the way later today.

Here is what you need to know.

• Thousands remain without power. Rolling blackouts failed, as a significant slice of Central Texans are going on 24 hours or more without electricity. As of 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 219,305 Austin Energy customers were without power, according to the utility’s outage map. That represents about 57% of Austin Energy’s roughly…


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