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Gov. Greg Abbott provides updates on winter storm response

The storm has resulted in widespread power outages and transportation problems across the state.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott
Texas Governor Greg Abbott(KWTX photo from pool feed)
Published: Feb. 17, 2021 at 2:37 PM CST
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TEXAS TRIBUNE - As millions of Texans continue to struggle with power outages during a massive winter storm, Gov. Greg Abbott is scheduled to provide an update on the state’s response at 3 p.m. Central time Wednesday.

There were 2.7 million Texas households still without power as of Wednesday morning, though the state’s electricity grid manager said utilities returned power to about 600,000 homes overnight.

You can watch a recording of the press conference here:

LIVE: Governor Abbott holds news conference on power outages & winter weather.

Posted by CBS7 News on Wednesday, February 17, 2021