February 15, 2021
Due to the expectations of very cold weather for the weekend and especially on Sunday and Monday, this column is being written early.
2021 is just a couple of months old. Yet it does not seem to be new at all. Why? Because of the same old problems that dogged us in 2020 hound us daily.
February 8, 2021
Texans from Lubbock to Longview shivered under single-digit temperatures as their week began, with snow and ice creating dangerous road conditions throughout the state. Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for all 254 Texas counties and urged residents to stay alert to changing weather conditions. The Texas Division of Emergency Management deployed resources from various state agencies to prepare roadways, assist motorists, remove downed trees and perform search-and-rescue operations if necessary.