Posted August 14, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
For Danny, some days are just too hot to stay indoors. This August, his Dallas apartment has seen too many of them, and his window air conditioning unit just isn’t cutting it. “When it gets this hot, I just gotta get out of here,” he says with a glance around his place.
Posted August 13, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
Arnold and Ruth Miller have lived in their Houston home for 55 years, and even they can’t remember a heat wave like this one.
Posted August 12, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
Brianna closed the door of her garage behind her and inhaled the delightfully cool air of her kitchen. The garage was wretchedly hot. The office parking lot was a lava field. And work had been… well, a lot of work.
Posted August 11, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
As a Texas resident, you know blazing summers are a fact of life. But even the heartiest Texan must admit this August is especially brutal. The current heat wave makes it more than just difficult to move around or spend time outside, it’s also potentially dangerous – especially for young children and the elderly, the two subgroups most likely to suffer from heat exhaustion.
Posted August 10, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
Hey there, Texas!
As you’ve probably noticed, it’s been really hot all across our state for the past few days and weeks. And with that comes a predictable increase in energy usage. When too many people start increasing their electricity usage all at the same time, peak demand in the Lone Star State can reach unfavorable levels.
Posted August 9, 2015 by Adam P. Newton
According to the predictions released by outlets like The Weather Channel and Weather Underground, Texas and much of the southern United States will face continued triple-digit temperatures Monday throughout the upcoming week. And when you include the humidity and other factors, it’s going to feel like it’s nearly 110 degrees in some parts of our state for a few days.