Texas might shut down my power because of the winter storm

17.02.2021
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The cold never bothered me anyway
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  • I think the real stars of this video were those two random neighbors who allowed me to interview them

    D'Angelo WallaceD'Angelo Wallace14 päivää sitten
    • wholesome!

      Ibtisam QonitaIbtisam Qonita6 päivää sitten
    • alrmtmrmtnrnr

      Aliza sampsonAliza sampson7 päivää sitten
    • Are you married , is that why the ring on the left hand ?

      RubiesRubies8 päivää sitten
    • I live in Colorado and it was between -5 and -12 degrees from the 13 - 15 and the pipes in my house broke, so I had to stay at my grandparents house for a day

      Skinny JokicSkinny Jokic8 päivää sitten
    • I can't believe he called someone besides himself a star ! (joking)

      Ashley MarieAshley Marie9 päivää sitten
  • As a Midwesterner this really ain’t nothing

    ANTHONYx PEDIGOANTHONYx PEDIGO5 tuntia sitten
  • Alternate Title: D'Angelo Wallace takes us on a field trip to see exactly why Ted Cruz is garbage

    Leiorne CaldwellLeiorne Caldwell8 tuntia sitten
  • For a change, I was very thankful for living in Minnesota during the winter. Also, I'm absolutely terrified of hurricanes. I'd rather live through the relative inconvenience of Minnesota's winters and maybe polar vortex every few years than risk losing everything due to a hurricane. Texans have had it rough for the past few years!

    Mariann GuevaraMariann GuevaraPäivä sitten
  • I'd love to see you put as much thought into your state as you do Shane Dawson and Jeffrey Star.... seriously they are great videos! You have a large platform why not try something relevant?

    Emily MaddoxEmily MaddoxPäivä sitten
  • Ted Cruz is your elected sentor. How well were you expecting to do if something went wrong?

    Emily MaddoxEmily MaddoxPäivä sitten
  • It would be nice to get some education on why Texas has fallen apart. Your in a red state which means very poor planning for problems like this and minimal government involvement in ensuring your state is prepared. Kinda like the pandemic. Your state had no plan on how to deal with this problem. Normally your videos are very educational and this story didn't have the entire story of why Texas is in trouble and why alllllllllll of this could have been prevented if it wasn't for Texas white bummer Republicans.

    Emily MaddoxEmily MaddoxPäivä sitten
  • (i know i'm late to this but i just genuinely gotta get this out here ) to all the bitches saying us Texans are sensitive to cold weather, LITERALLY FUCK YOU?? Texans are not used to cold ass weather till the point where it fucking snows, almost half of us have never experienced it before and the thought of preparing for snow never crossed our minds since snow almost never happens. After I got my water and power turned back on after almost a week of sitting in the closet cold as hell with no food, I told my friends about what happened and one of them mf's said "wow Texans are so fucking sensitive to cold weather, I get cold weather all the time and you don"t see me complaining" girl. shut the fuck up. right now. please.

    TroppyCaalTroppyCaalPäivä sitten
  • "its just not fun anymore" PLEASE-

    theMudkiptheMudkipPäivä sitten
  • *cries in loadshedding*

    Sennari 13Sennari 13Päivä sitten
  • I’m sorry this is just so interesting and funny seeing this from a person that lives in Texas perspective because I got about 4 times as much snow 2 weeks ago so it’s just a little shocking how bad this little bit of snow effected Texas, but nun the less I understand that Texas is not used to that kind of weather so I hope everyone stays safe and careful.

    Cole BullockCole BullockPäivä sitten
  • In german its literally "hand shoes" for gloves lol (DE: Handschuhe)

    watergirl 32watergirl 32Päivä sitten
  • I live in Sa and it was horrible😭 i literally still have no hot water😭😭😭 and i also depend on delivery service for food and couldn't get anything. But i was lucky enough to have electricity and water

    autty hautty hPäivä sitten
  • Completely empathise with the "you're all just being sensitive" rhetoric. For example, I live in the UK and our infrastructures aren't built to handle heatwaves very well at all. In the past few years (hi climate change) they have been so severe that people and animals have died from the severity of the heat which literally can't be managed as shops, schools, hospitals etc. do not have air conditioning or other decent cooling systems. So imagine this flipped for people who live in warmer climates trying to withstand two foot-falls of snow without the resources (and infrastructure) to cope with a sudden high demand on energy and food supplies. IT IS SCARY, and governments should do more to support their people .

    NIHILISMNIHILISMPäivä sitten
  • Why hasn’t the president declared a state of emergency and sent help to those affected in Texas from this freak with her weather ?!?!?!?!?!?!?!? This is not normal weather for Texas in Feb/March !!!!!

    Willow Moon WolfWillow Moon WolfPäivä sitten
  • This is kind of like how hurricane sandi hit New York

    Vinny RuxVinny RuxPäivä sitten
  • My neighbors actually had all their roofs break because all their pipes burst but they are fine and I’m glad they are :/

    Yes GoodYes GoodPäivä sitten
  • That freaking mayor. Disgusting. Vote his ass out Texas 🕺🎉

    Janelle MargotJanelle Margot2 päivää sitten
  • I’m in San Antonio. I never lost power or water, so lucky.

    memriosmemrios2 päivää sitten
  • South Africa is experiencing heavy rain fall, roads and houses are destroyed man it's sad. Guess this is what global warming is supposed to look like😫

    Karabo MdhluliKarabo Mdhluli2 päivää sitten
  • Yeah like we get a ton more snow, but we are prepared for it cause we get that much snow every year. So we already have salt and snow trucks ready. The south isn’t prepared because snow doesn’t happen basically ever there

    Irishshaltry 3434Irishshaltry 34342 päivää sitten
  • Where I’m from we get like rarely even one good freeze a year and it snowed like every week for a month.

    Gold F1shGold F1sh2 päivää sitten
  • I from Alaska, of course at first glance I’m like “that’s not that bad, everyone’s just overreacting and doesn’t prepare.” But really every place has there priorities within natural disasters and storms. Homes in Alaska and people aren’t built and trained regularly to deal with windstorms and tornadoes, but plenty of Central United States are regularly familiar and taught how to deal with that. I always joked that Alaska always has school even at -40 degrees Fahrenheit, but I regularly missed school growing up when it got too warm outside and it would rain, the water would freeze the next day and you could ice skate on the roads but no one could leave the house safely. Power outages would occur and serious car accidents would happen cause people still had to get to work somehow. Texas is suffering from an awful nature disaster, people are suffering. You do not make people “pay”for trying to survive. I hold that expectation for everyone. Keep people safe and fortify and support them there should be “business and usually“ in a situation like this.

    DollyDolly2 päivää sitten
  • my power was out for a week and no one of authority even knew lmao. then some people tried to fix it but it didnt work so they just gave up.

    REESE MILLERREESE MILLER2 päivää sitten
  • I live near Houston and I’m also in a rural area so we have a water well. When the power was out we weren’t able to have water. I also got really cold and wet from being outside in the snow and didn’t really have a way to warm up afterwards. Fortunately my family did not have any pipes burst but I know a lot of people who did. Plus, no internet! Lol 😂

    Parakeet With A ParachuteParakeet With A Parachute3 päivää sitten
  • I live near Houston and I’m also in a rural area so we have a water well. When the power was out we weren’t able to have water. I also got really cold and wet from being outside in the snow and didn’t really have a way to warm up afterwards. Fortunately my family did not have any pipes burst but I know a lot of people who did. Plus, no internet! Lol 😂

    Parakeet With A ParachuteParakeet With A Parachute3 päivää sitten
  • Why is he outside with a mask smh 🤦‍♂️ take that shit off

    Asaph KingAsaph King3 päivää sitten
  • In the north this is may be pretty typical if anything it’s almost less than average weather but that’s also because we are prepared for that type of weather. Texas knows how to handle hot heat, not heavy winters and low temperatures. I am hoping for their safety.

    astrum regisastrum regis3 päivää sitten
  • For northerners that are confused because this is an okay winter day for us. Just to help understand a bit more as these states aren't used to this weather- Try to imagine those days where Americans for example would say it's a bit cold and meanwhile we'd be on the side having a heat stroke.

    chaticchatic3 päivää sitten
  • I know the last time something close to this happened in 2010 in the town I'm from in Texas. Nothing on the level of Uri though.

    Feliciá MonétFeliciá Monét3 päivää sitten
  • I felt so blessed that I never had my power go out and I had shopped for groceries right before it hit. I

    Feliciá MonétFeliciá Monét3 päivää sitten
  • “Weird water”. Sweetie it’s mud. Glad you’re safe.

    Dan RobinsonDan Robinson3 päivää sitten
  • Yuri on Ice

    Couro AthieCouro Athie3 päivää sitten
  • This is weird because this was the same day MY power shut done and also the day i got a heart attack 😔 Edit: i live in uk

    Razia KhanRazia Khan4 päivää sitten
  • Yo so the German word for gloves literally does translate to hand shoes lolollol

    Kaethe TobiasKaethe Tobias4 päivää sitten
  • I lost water for a week, but since we had power, we hosted our neighbor and her adorable cats. So all in all, I survived the storm and the seven inches of snow okay. Oh, I don’t have a winter coat, thick plants, or gloves though, so going outside to collect clean snow to boil was _fun_ .

    Bean WBean W4 päivää sitten
  • Omg 😱 I live in Texas you lives in Texas it’s DESTINY

    Detective JJ’s StuffDetective JJ’s Stuff4 päivää sitten
  • I feel like everyone knows this one guy who refuses to wear his clothes below his elbows and knees unless it's below 0/-17

    Bored InsomniacBored Insomniac4 päivää sitten
  • 7:37 fun fact: in German gloves are literally called handshoes (Handschuhe)

    LivvyLivvy4 päivää sitten
  • “If everyone who is fine helps out everyone who is not fine” -D’Angelo Wallace YES! Glad to hear you were ok during the storm.

    Christene GoodgerChristene Goodger4 päivää sitten
  • noone from the UK is laughing bc we literally know every year it's going to snow and flood and the council still wont do even the potholes

    Emily GEmily G4 päivää sitten
  • Ok, so the people from the North are pissing me off. I am born and raised in Michigan. During the time Texas was getting this snow, we got over 8 inches. The difference? We have salt trucks. We have plow trucks. Going out driving before these trucks come through is dangerous and scary because too many people CANNOT DRIVE IN IT. Even here, in Michigan. On top of that, their infrastructure failed, and i saw people making fun of that too....like these people from Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, somehow forgot the 2019 polar vortex, where our infrastructure failed because it was -20 to -50 degrees Fahrenheit outside. Then, during that mess, a gas facility in Michigan caught on fire and we either had no heat at all, or we did but because there was a shortage due to the fire and so many houses had no heat, we were asked to keep our thermostat no higher than 63 degrees. People died. People were outraged and panicking. Articles about our failing infrastructure and millions of people spanning multiple states losing power and heat and dying, were all over (google polar vortex january 2019 infrastructure crisis or Michigan state of emergency) Yet all these people forgot about that and kept talking horribly about Texans being wimps. Absurd. My cousin lived in Michigan her entire life, moved to Texas two weeks before this happened and she was texting me about how insanely messed up things were.

    JuliaJulia4 päivää sitten
  • As a person where I am from, it gets freezing and shoveling is something I’m always used to. But I’ve experienced this so much before. If I lived somewhere and Florida and moved to mass and haven’t lived here my whole life, it would be terrible in winters. Letting people know some tricks, double up on socks it helps so much. Put your gloves on before putting your coat on so your wrists don’t get cold. Wearing a mask will help with the cold on your face. Pants that are baggy or like pajama pants help a lot with the cold. Hoods help conserve heat. If you have a blanket and it’s freezing, put your head under your blanket your breathe warms it up. Try to always be cautious on that type of snow walk slowly and carefully, keep your hands out of your pockets if you are walking on ice to protect yourself. I would also invest in like 5 dollar hand warmers I don’t know the brand but they normally have an orange box they come in. Over time they become very warm, my dad wears them when he hunts in the winter. North face jackets are very very warm for me, jackets with down feathers in side of them are very warm too. If you cold hats help even inside or masks inside so your breathe tries to warm up your face. Obviously try to put salt on your driveway it can help a lot with the ice. Have dirt driveways help too. If you have a glass stove and are out of power, pasta is your best friend. Taking lamp shades and putting them over candles (obviously very carefully and safely) or headlamps help illuminate the room. If you can’t putting head lamps somewhere up high or on a fan blade can help. Try to keep your fridge door shut unless you have to get something it helps preserve the cold. Now you guys didn’t really get a warning but if you have your power and have running water. Fill up your bathtubs, sinks etc. fill up buckets of water with your hoses as much as you can and keep the buckets inside with like a blanket over them to prevent from freezing. If you have a relative that has power try to get water from them (obviously safely cuz of covid) or try and live with them for the moment. If you don’t have running water take. Boiling snow is a good thing for water, ALWAYS boil it snow can have toxic things in it and try to drink it from a water purifyer or put it in your brita filter or something. Try to take the snow off railings and fences try to avoid taking off the ground (if you can’t that’s fine) and always try not to take the part of the snow that touched the surface keep a thing layer. If you have an electric stove top some military food packages use a controlled flame to heat up food if you can’t buy those try to use a controlled candle over a metal pot or pan and keep it away from flamible objects. For going to the bathroom, even tho it’s gross if you pee don’t flush your toilet, if you poop flush it but if you don’t have water in your toilet, trash bags or plastic bags in the toilet and when your finished take it out, tie it up and place it somewhere outside, make sure it can’t fly away the last thing somebody outside would want is a bag of human waste. Please don’t think these tips will save your life, they may not work for you always have a backup, stay safe all of you sending prayers from Massachusetts 🙏

    RandomPersonRandomPerson4 päivää sitten
  • I never thought this day would come it’s literally colder in Texas than in my home in Montana LOL

    W FergusonW Ferguson4 päivää sitten
  • "Have you guys ever played Persona 4?" Me, playing Persona 4 Golden right now: 👁👄👁

    Italian ThanosItalian Thanos4 päivää sitten
  • Practically the entire city of Pflugerville (just north of Austin) lost water last week, and most of us lost power too. The temperatures here got down into the single digits. Pretty sure the last time that happened was in the 80s. My place was without power or water for 3 full days; thank God we had the foresight to fill up every possible container with water ahead of time, otherwise we would've been in really bad shape. We still ended up having to boil snow and ice from outside towards the end of it (I've never been more grateful for gas stoves in my life). Even after getting water back, we stayed on a boil water notice until 2 days ago. A lot of the buildings in my brother's apartment complex had to evacuate because of burst pipes - not his, thankfully, but he spent days with everything packed and ready to run at any moment while seeing water pour off of other people's balconies. He's still exhausted. There was a pileup of over 100 cars on a major road near here the first day this all started. We're pretty lucky in that we got through it without any lasting damage, but a lot of people didn't. "Unprepared" is honestly an understatement; every aspect of this was just so horribly mismanaged. Oh, and of course one week later we had a record high temperature for this time of year. What even.

    Sapphyre LorallenSapphyre Lorallen5 päivää sitten
  • Hello fellow Texan🤘🏻🤘🏿🤘🤘🏾🤘🏽🤘🏼

    Celestial Chaos Custom SoapsCelestial Chaos Custom Soaps5 päivää sitten
  • Yall we need to send D'Angelo gloves

    MisfitPandaMisfitPanda5 päivää sitten
  • happy to hear you're alright! I was affected too, lost power for about a day and a half, and it got below 35 in my house. Luckily we had our water slightly running and huddled up. Texas was regretfully unprepared when they could have prevented a lot of this :(

    Robert AmannRobert Amann5 päivää sitten
  • "but hopefully i look goooood! thats a joke. i already know i look good." love u my guy

    bube udehbube udeh5 päivää sitten
  • Doesn’t snow where I am but in winter the average during the day is like 10-18 degrees Celsius, I’m in Australia

    SaltyMiaSaltyMia5 päivää sitten
  • I like seeing the outside footage, but I am from the South as well (I had to deal with the same stupid ice storm) and I know how awful and racist people in the south are, so I can’t help but worry for my King! Please be careful, D’Angelo! I love you!

    Shandi JohnsonShandi Johnson5 päivää sitten
  • My moms friend lives in Texas and her nieghbors who lost power are having to quarantine themselves in her house to keep their newborn baby alive. I hope everyone in Texas is safe and things improve

    A y d aA y d a5 päivää sitten
  • I don’t live in Texas but my state got an ice storm but it wasn’t that bad

    Zachary LysneZachary Lysne5 päivää sitten
  • Obviously, for Texas this is really unusual and crazy, and I get why its rly hard for them, But as a canadian snow like this is usual 💀

    Anna MiroshAnna Mirosh5 päivää sitten
  • Texas just broke for a few days. It's like Texas had a manual reboot. Luckily I was in Colorado before I moved to Texas so I'm used to the snow. But the fact they took away power for over 30 hours was horrid. My pets and family were freezing. We don't have a car or anything to go anywhere. They gave us power for 15 minutes then took it away for another 4-5 hours before we finally got it back. My family didn't have power for over 30 hours. All stores in the area were shut down. We had people in the neighborhood driving around to find firewood to give out to people in the neighborhood who weren't able to get anything.

    RaccoonRaccoon6 päivää sitten
  • I always go out with a broom and knock the icicles off my grandma’s house because I have watched those bishes fall and almost kill people before.

    Nagisa NikiNagisa Niki6 päivää sitten
  • So as a Brit when we have heatwave it’s extremely dangerous Cus our houses aren’t built to keep the warmth out unlike America especially down in the south, they’re houses are built to keep the warmth out so when there no electricity it’s rlly dangerous so stop down playing this when a area is not use to a certain weather and it’s extreme it will be dangerous and my heart goes out to anyone suffering through this

    gay shitgay shit6 päivää sitten
  • awwwwwe his adorable winkkkkk 8:12

    M O R G A NM O R G A N6 päivää sitten
  • Was gonna say "thats no snow and ice compared to what we get in Canada" but in the summer we get half as hot as the American desert and act like we're dying. As of right now we have a foot and a half of snow with ice covering everything metal

    Matt SenaMatt Sena6 päivää sitten
  • Thank you for another video. Again this is your video. I dont like that you posted yourself saying that someone looked scary. I think tim boyd needs to lose his job promptly. Thank you for sharing what your going through. I will still watch your future videos.

    Sa WaSa Wa6 päivää sitten
  • They shut off my power, and wouldn’t turn it back on for almost 6... yes, SIX days. And the real feel got down to at least -14 if not colder. I’m very much still triggered by the whole situation, if you couldn’t tell. Lmao I hope you’re okay! How the water situation?

    OhMyShelbiiiOhMyShelbiii6 päivää sitten
  • Didn’t you guys have snow fall back in 2018? Maybe after this one ur official leaders will actually prepare for the next time, expect this to happen again! Stay safe out there

    melanie janemelanie jane6 päivää sitten
  • Why are people just getting mad at the TX government? The presidential office has barely done anything about the problem. Both the state and national government are at fault for doing the bare minimum

    kaleikalei6 päivää sitten
  • This reminds me of people who aren't used to hurricane procedures [Floridian here btw]. Like i'll be kinda irked but then remember that they aren't used to that kinda insanity Can't even imagine what dealing with a bit of snow is like, let alone that much and then some ice thrown in like a free treat

    Dual MoralityDual Morality6 päivää sitten
  • PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE light a snowball with a lighter there are so many conspiracies saying the snow is plastic

    Brina RaimBrina Raim6 päivää sitten
  • Lol tell me why I got an ad for the onision documentary 💀💀💀

    VV6 päivää sitten
  • D’Angelo you’re from Texas too!! Omg!! I didn’t know 🤠

    Kim SanchezKim Sanchez6 päivää sitten
  • Bro, like... I don't even know what to say. I am so glad you're alright but as a Winnipeg Mans who's lived in THAT EXACT WEATHER for like at least 60-75% of my life; This all blows my mind. Genuinely, it just boggles me how Texas was just... not ready for something like this. Especially with the weirder and weirder weather every year - Remember that snow in Egypt a few years back?? You'd think that someone somewhere would have said; "Hey man but what if..?" and actually had someone else LISTEN?? Like I'm not laughing at all. This is... so irresponsible of your government to me, and it's sad. Tim Boyd can go choke on the boot he's licking. Seriously though I am just... I'm so glad you're okay for now man. I hope Texas gets out of Silent Hill soon.

    Micheal NovakMicheal Novak6 päivää sitten
  • so glad i live in the South Padre area, got my power back in two days and didn't get my water cut off. my family is trying to help other families up north by donating food and water

    Cat On FireCat On Fire6 päivää sitten
  • That ice that you are experiencing is called black ice. ( that’s what we call it in Canada where I am from). It is ice that you can’t see. However Canadians that come from Ottawa and Alberta and other places that have a lot of snow know how to find and see it. Honestly Texas needs to get a bunch of salt and dirt to help with all the ice and snow but with COVID-19 it’s hard to do what needs to be done with transport and like you said Texas doesn’t have the materials to deal with the storm ( like extremely large snow plow trucks like the ones in Canada). I wish Canada could send you all our snow stuff as well as many of our citizens to help. But as a Person I am so sorry for you guys having to go through this and I wish I could travel to the US to help out but nobody can do that because of COVID which is so shitty. I am so sorry about what is going on in Texas.

    Victoria AndrewVictoria Andrew6 päivää sitten
  • had no clue you lived in texas. my condolences to you for living in such a hick state.

    güg ellegüg elle6 päivää sitten
  • I live in Oregon and we experienced the same thing. Lost power for a week. Trees and power lines down everywhere. All stores were out of power and closed. In the 24 years ive lived here, we've never experienced this level of infrastructure damage from an ice storm. Had to use an old wood stove in the barn to keep warm and cook food. Climate change doesn't exist. Obviously

    KaseyKasey6 päivää sitten
  • How dare that ice to hurt his beautiful skin

    Fern OaklandFern Oakland6 päivää sitten
  • That mayor though....

    Ania AniaAnia Ania6 päivää sitten
  • I know you made this a week ago, and you probably won't see this comment but-- I live like right below dfw & we dropped down to 1 degree one night and it was so cold. the rolling blackouts didn't really help either. I think I'm traumatized from this lol /lh

    yolo swagyolo swag7 päivää sitten
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  • I spent most of my childhood in west Texas, but I now live in Ontario, Canada. The amount of people I've had to educate to be like "no, we didn't have SNOW PLOWS. Trying to explain to Canadians that they don't get the salt & cat litter tricks we all know for if your car gets stuck. I never had winter coats or boots or anything. We had one small grate in the ground for heating & it would heat the hallway & that's basically it. They don't have the necessary heating & outerwear & what not... AND THAT'S ASSUMING THAT THEY HAVE THE POWER TO USE IT ALL. This isn't one of those moments that northerners can joke about how wussy southerners are about the cold. I have tons of those moments (like my Dallas grandparents bringing parkas to sit through my outdoor MAY wedding ceremony in 2019, I will tease them about that forever.).

    Caroline RexCaroline Rex7 päivää sitten
  • All death aside and I’m from Minnesota dying laughing 🤣 I’m glad u had the power to do this video.

    Lady XLady X7 päivää sitten
  • As a Canadian I looked at this and I am like oh yeah that seems normal weather wise since we are use to it but thinking about it more I feel bad that especially in area like Texas you don't get snow and don't know how to deal with it. So I can see people suffering from it. In a place like Canada or certian areas in the states that do get snow they know they need to have winter gear, winter tires. We know that if a winter storm is coming to stock up or to even have candles just in case power goes out. This is something we would think of, but in places that are not use to it they would not think of having these essential. It is not something that should be assumed of. You see the difference here. WE ARE READY, PREPARED THEY ARE NOT. So yeah they have ever right to freak out.

    Em DailyEm Daily7 päivää sitten
  • Throughout the year, we get weeks of not having power throughout the day for at least 4-5hours. South Africa, D’angelo research eskom. Eksom se poes.

    Bianca CoetzeeBianca Coetzee7 päivää sitten
  • I'm in Oklahoma and it was -15 at the coldest point in my neighborhood last week. Never seen anything like it before. My partner and I lost power for an hour, but that was it. We were asked to keep our thermostats down below 68 degrees for several days. That really didn't affect us because I normally keep the thermostat set to 65 in the winter anyway. They were also asking us to conserve in every other way. Don't do laundry, don't wash the dishes, don't leave the TV on, unplug unused devices and chargers, etc. Funny enough, though, the Oklahoma City Thunder still played. The team sucks this year so I don't know why they just _had_ to play, but here we are. Would have been hilariously petty if the power company cut the power during the game. I can't wash my dishes or my clothes, but anything so the team can still play basketball. I guess ball really is life.

    Spicy TunaSpicy Tuna7 päivää sitten
  • Let this be a lesson. Don't ever let yourself become completely dependent on modern conveniences. Always, ALWAYS, have at least 3 days (more if you have space) of food/water in your home.

    Masha MitchellMasha Mitchell7 päivää sitten
  • My Texas and hot weather friends, can we remember in summer, when we find out about people and places experiencing unexpected heat waves, some of the kindness our cold weather friends have shown and share advice on surviving the heat? Numerous people shared advice on social media about how to not die during this time. It saved lives. Think about things that we just know about surviving hot Temps and help where you can.

    KeelyKeely7 päivää sitten
  • We love you in any surroundings 🏕

    MsMinnieificationMsMinnieification7 päivää sitten
  • I live on the coast of NC, where it rarely snows, but when it does our entire city shuts down. This is not an example of people “not being able to handle the cold,” as Tim Boyd would suggest, but rather, the cities who don’t experience snow often do not have the resources to manage it. My parents grew up in DC where snow plows are readily available to clear the roads. Here, we don’t have those. Everything is shut down because roads are too Icey for us to drive on (we’re not used to it). We have lots of trees, that would normally be fine, but in the snow, the extra weight on the branches causes them to snap off and fall into the roads, onto houses, and unfortunately PEOPLE. It hasn’t snowed here in a while, but the last time it did, our power went out for a week. Luckily, I have a fireplace, so we would sleep by it at night to keep warm. My heart goes out to all the people dealing with this Texas rn. ❤️ I empathize, and understand completely.

    Sarah HorningSarah Horning7 päivää sitten
  • I lost power for two days

    li yeyali yeya7 päivää sitten
  • Things are much better, weather-wise, around here now, but man was that an eye-opening experience. A reminder that we don't have snow plows or salt/sand trucks. Many of us don't own jackets thicker than a hoodie because it's unusual for our winters to dip below 30F, and even that's usually only a few weeks of the winter. Our privatized power systems suck.

    Sassy SlothSassy Sloth7 päivää sitten
  • D’Angelo is prettier than me

    Heavenly SmithHeavenly Smith7 päivää sitten
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    Tony StarkTony Stark7 päivää sitten
  • A quick tip from a Minnesotan: LAYERS WORK WONDERS!!! Putting on multiple layers of pants, socks, shirts, etc really helps (also if you don't have gloves, a last-resort option is to put socks on your hands. I know it looks stupid but it at least works more than if you had nothing at all!) Also, if you by any chance have an oil or kerosene heater, nows the time to use that!! If you don't have that (the more likely circumstance), grab all the blankets you can and wrap yourself into a burrito (did this when the power went out one time in a blizzard!) While people up here deal with this on a yearly basis, we are prepared BECAUSE it happens so often. I'm not much of a person who prays, but I'm definitely praying for everyone in Texas!!! (Also for anyone who says "wHy WeReNt TeXaNs PrEpArEd???" If you lived in the Midwest, would you make sure your house is built for a hurricane or an earthquake? Would you make a safety kit for that?? No? I rest my case.)

    Brianna GreenBrianna Green7 päivää sitten
  • Quick tips for all those who probably have no reading sheets. Me and my family had to do this when art water heater and heater stopped working when winter. If you happen to have any running water at all, if you spoke still happens to be able to turn on, put the biggest pot you have on the stove full of water, turn on every single burner and let them run. Obviously pay attention to it. But let the burners burn and set the pot of water directly in the middle of the stove. Directly in the middle in between every single burner. The heat from the stove as well as to steam from the pot when it starts to boil will help the heat up the water a lot faster then just turning on a few burners are all the burners. your pipes may or may not be billed for the winter time, but if again if you still have running water do what you can to make sure they don't freeze. Another tip we do and still do right now. Let the water run in all of your faucets. Just have to be fully running, but maybe at the same time maybe it'll help. All of the kinetic energy from the y direction and whatever it pump is being pumped by it's going to create enough heat to keep it from being frozen. Obviously still going to be cold water if you drink it. but it's not hopefully going to be anywhere near freezing temperatures. Let that bitch run. neither an option. I don't know what to tell you then. As you can with extra layers of Clothes and coats and if you still need it, throw cover over you after that. if you guys manage to find any means of building heat up in the house and do so. Even if it's literally just run your gaming PC for a while your Xbox till it gets hot. This sounds so freaking ridiculous, trust me if you're stuck in a place that's cold and has no heater that should help. That shit release heat. How's the bright side you don't have to worry about whatever it is you're doing on your console or PC won't overheat. It's too cold in the room for that shit. But unfortunately you may have to turn it on it just to help build up the heat. Have no electricity, can't help you there chief. that's the only thing we ever manage to keep on even when our pipes we're almost damn you're Frozen.

    Hyperr KhaoticHyperr Khaotic7 päivää sitten
    • So anybody who's thinking about using their car, you talking about sitting inside your car to blasting the heater that's cool. If you want to use the muffler, you're a fucking idiot why would you even think that's okay? What do you just lack common sense? Ask for those using grills. Make sure you at least have some sort of ventilation to release the smoke. In carbon monoxide. Or is it dioxide. Which one does coal release again?

      Hyperr KhaoticHyperr Khaotic7 päivää sitten
  • I would say if you come to Chicago that ain't shit, and to be honest it ain't shitt compared to what we get in Chicago. But to be fair, at least our city is built for possible Winters. And yours is not and then I can understand how that much snow could be a big fucking issue with the house that's not built for winter at all. Never mind the possibility of lacking a proper heater. Still though, be lucky you in Chicago.

    Hyperr KhaoticHyperr Khaotic7 päivää sitten
    • But then again anywhere from home so, you probably fit right in.

      Hyperr KhaoticHyperr Khaotic7 päivää sitten
  • I feel like in another alternate universe this would never had happened and I never told myself I should have stood in fucking Texas. Would you look at that. the only good reason why I shouldn't have student texts.

    Hyperr KhaoticHyperr Khaotic7 päivää sitten
  • Yeah I’m in California and it has never snowed at my house I’ve only seen snow one time and it was in the mountains an hour away from here so if it snowed everyone would be freaking out lol

    Alex and Sierra’s Cooking Channel!Alex and Sierra’s Cooking Channel!7 päivää sitten
  • I live in Texas and I had just started public school for the first time in my life then on Thursday we had a snow day, then it just got worse from there. honestly, that storm sucked but we never lost power because we live by the water filter plant thingy.

    Rowan ReevesRowan Reeves7 päivää sitten
  • I'm Australian and I always forget that other countries have cold winters let alone snow, I was so confused when I saw the title I was like: But it's summer tho...

    The coolest one hereThe coolest one here7 päivää sitten
  • I was seeing comments on tiktok of people from different states saying shit like omg have you never seen a bit of snow before

    Darren TupmanDarren Tupman7 päivää sitten
  • Field trip with D'Angelo! Hope my fellow Texans are okay and recovering.

    ItMeRubyItMeRuby7 päivää sitten
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