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Winter weather descends on Houston. Will the power grid hold up? (Feb. 3, 2022)

On Thursday’s show: The latest on winter weather conditions descending on Houston and how it may affect the Texas power grid.

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On Thursday’s show: As an Arctic cold front has moved off the coast, it could bring parts of Houston some wintry precipitation and temperatures below freezing tonight. A winter weather advisory is in effect until noon Friday. But what happens elsewhere in Texas may influence how much of a test this is for our energy grid.

Also this hour: The British ambassador to the United States, Dame Karen Pierce, is in Houston this week. We find out why and discuss a wide range of topics.

And Exxon Mobil is moving its headquarters from Dallas to its Houston campus next year. We discuss what that could mean for the city and Exxon’s employees.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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