Posted on · At least one person died in the freezing weather. High demand for electricity is forecast to continue into Saturday.
Posted on · With 2021’s Winter Storm Uri still fresh in folks' memory, lessons from that disaster can help guide planning for the next.
Posted on · Changes to Texas’ power grid have improved ERCOT’s ability to keep power flowing during major winter storms, but in an extreme scenario, the grid could still face rolling blackouts, a seasonal assessment shows.
Posted on · Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina delve into the latest news in national and local politics.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: The latest forecast and whether the state's energy grid is prepared for another blast of cold weather.
Posted on · Most of Texas has been hit by cold temperatures that could last into the weekend.
Posted on · On Monday’s show: We learn how last week’s freezing weather and power outages affected local hospitals fighting a pandemic, and we discuss how grocery stores are working to meet customer demand for food and bottled water.
Posted on · On Friday’s show: The latest on water and power outages around the region, and with so many Houstonians dealing with problems caused by frozen pipes, a pair of plumbing experts answer your questions.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Answers to all your questions about the freezing weather and the response to the disaster, and efforts to fight price gouging.
Posted on · On Wednesday’s show: An update on area roads, the latest from Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, and the politics that led to our power grid problems.
Posted on · On Tuesday’s show: How much longer will the icy cold weather continue to disrupt life in Greater Houston and why wasn’t our energy grid better prepared? Plus Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo answers your questions.
Posted on · On Monday's show: How freezing temperatures are affecting the region, and a new program provides trauma counseling for victims of sex trafficking.
Posted on · On Friday's show: The latest on frigid weather rolling into Greater Houston, and why you should care what some COVID testing sites are charging your health insurance.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · Horticulturist Linda Gay joins Houston Matters to answer all of your gardening questions.