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Harlingen area residents urged to reduce water usage

Harlingen Water Works System asks the communities of Harlingen, Palm Valley, Primera, and Combes to reduce water usage tonight as much as possible as...

Freeze leaves its mark on Valley as citrus industry faces adverse effects

Service delays, power outages and road closures were just the tip of the iceberg Monday as the freeze brought with it record cold temperatures...

Record Demand: Rotating outages to continue into Tuesday

More than two million residents were without electricity in Texas as of Monday morning due to the extreme weather conditions that are taking place...

Residents brave the cold at home

HARLINGEN — Many residents are counting on space heaters and ovens to try to warm up their families, braving near-record cold in old wood-frame...

Record power demand triggers blackouts, thousands without service

HARLINGEN — The agency that controls the majority of the Texas power grid began rolling blackouts early Monday morning in the midst of unprecedented...

Nearly 150 sea turtles rescued from frigid waters

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — As temperatures continued to drop over the weekend, hundreds of sea turtles in the Laguna Madre area became in danger...

Ice on roads, power outages cause traffic accidents, street closures

HARLINGEN — City officials are asking residents to stay indoors and off the roadways due to the extreme cold weather conditions, with traffic accidents...

Cold weather forces school closures, remote learning

Due to the cold weather the following school districts will close or operate with remote learning on Monday: Brownsville ISD schools will be closed on Monday...

2 million without power in Texas as snow storm slams US

By PAUL J. WEBER and JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A sprawling blast of winter weather across the U.S. plunged Texas into...

Rolling blackouts initiated in Texas

HARLINGEN — The agency that controls the majority of the Texas power grid began rolling blackouts early Monday morning in the midst of unprecedented...