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写真 | 2021年 02月 20日 08:20 JST

Historic cold leaves Texas residents without water, electricity

Empty shelves are seen at snack section in Fiesta supermarket after winter weather caused food and clean water shortage in Houston, Texas, U.S. February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Empty shelves are seen at snack section in Fiesta supermarket after winter weather caused food and clean watermore

Empty shelves are seen at snack section in Fiesta supermarket after winter weather caused food and clean water shortage in Houston, Texas, U.S. February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Employees of the city of Houston pass out free cases of water after the city of Houston implemented a boil water advisory at Delmar Stadium in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Employees of the city of Houston pass out free cases of water after the city of Houston implemented a boil watmore

Employees of the city of Houston pass out free cases of water after the city of Houston implemented a boil water advisory at Delmar Stadium in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Cars make lines at a food distribution site run by West Houston Assistance Ministries after winter weather caused food and clean water shortage in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Cars make lines at a food distribution site run by West Houston Assistance Ministries after winter weather caumore

Cars make lines at a food distribution site run by West Houston Assistance Ministries after winter weather caused food and clean water shortage in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Food packages are seen ready to give out to those who are in need at a food distribution site run by West Houston Assistance Ministries after winter weather caused food and clean water shortage in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Food packages are seen ready to give out to those who are in need at a food distribution site run by West Housmore

Food packages are seen ready to give out to those who are in need at a food distribution site run by West Houston Assistance Ministries after winter weather caused food and clean water shortage in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Contractors remove material from a ceiling in a recently purchased home that sustained water damage due to busted pipes, which froze during an unprecedented winter storm, in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Contractors remove material from a ceiling in a recently purchased home that sustained water damage due to busmore

Contractors remove material from a ceiling in a recently purchased home that sustained water damage due to busted pipes, which froze during an unprecedented winter storm, in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Tyler Riese, a plumber, reaches underneath a house to investigate a pipe, which burst after freezing, following an unprecedented winter storm in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Tyler Riese, a plumber, reaches underneath a house to investigate a pipe, which burst after freezing, followinmore

Tyler Riese, a plumber, reaches underneath a house to investigate a pipe, which burst after freezing, following an unprecedented winter storm in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Tyler Riese, a plumber, fixes a pipe, which burst after freezing, following an unprecedented winter storm in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Tyler Riese, a plumber, fixes a pipe, which burst after freezing, following an unprecedented winter storm in Hmore

Tyler Riese, a plumber, fixes a pipe, which burst after freezing, following an unprecedented winter storm in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Makeshift insulation surrounds a faucet as the city of Houston remains under a boil water advisory in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Makeshift insulation surrounds a faucet as the city of Houston remains under a boil water advisory in Houston,more

Makeshift insulation surrounds a faucet as the city of Houston remains under a boil water advisory in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A car idles in a driveway on Jordan Drive, a street with no power in the early morning in Corpus Christi, Texas, February 17, 2021.  Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times/USA Today Network via REUTERS

A car idles in a driveway on Jordan Drive, a street with no power in the early morning in Corpus Christi, Texamore

A car idles in a driveway on Jordan Drive, a street with no power in the early morning in Corpus Christi, Texas, February 17, 2021.  Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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A shopper at an H-E-B Plus! supermarket faces empty shelves in the Flour Bluff neighborhood of Corpus Christi, Texas, February 18, 2021. Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times/USA Today Network via REUTERS

A shopper at an H-E-B Plus! supermarket faces empty shelves in the Flour Bluff neighborhood of Corpus Christi,more

A shopper at an H-E-B Plus! supermarket faces empty shelves in the Flour Bluff neighborhood of Corpus Christi, Texas, February 18, 2021. Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Guyler Antoine rests at a shelter run by the Salvation Army after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Shelby Tauber

Guyler Antoine rests at a shelter run by the Salvation Army after winter weather caused electricity blackouts more

Guyler Antoine rests at a shelter run by the Salvation Army after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Shelby Tauber
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Indy Lee, a volunteer at the Salvation Army, readies a meal to be served as an increased number of people seek refuge after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Shelby Tauber

Indy Lee, a volunteer at the Salvation Army, readies a meal to be served as an increased number of people seekmore

Indy Lee, a volunteer at the Salvation Army, readies a meal to be served as an increased number of people seek refuge after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Shelby Tauber
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A general view of an apartment building engulfed in flames in San Antonio, Texas, February 18, 2021. INSTAGRAM @OLIVAREZ_/via REUTERS

A general view of an apartment building engulfed in flames in San Antonio, Texas, February 18, 2021. INSTAGRAMmore

A general view of an apartment building engulfed in flames in San Antonio, Texas, February 18, 2021. INSTAGRAM @OLIVAREZ_/via REUTERS
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Jim Curtis helps a woman search for a way to shut off her water after she found a leak following an unprecedented winter storm in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Jim Curtis helps a woman search for a way to shut off her water after she found a leak following an unprecedenmore

Jim Curtis helps a woman search for a way to shut off her water after she found a leak following an unprecedented winter storm in Houston, Texas, February 19, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Aaron Williams gets ready to eat his meal along with many others taking shelter at a Salvation Army facility after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Shelby Tauber

Aaron Williams gets ready to eat his meal along with many others taking shelter at a Salvation Army facility amore

Aaron Williams gets ready to eat his meal along with many others taking shelter at a Salvation Army facility after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Shelby Tauber
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Snacks are served with words of encouragement at a Salvation Army facility, which held a shelter after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Shelby Tauber

Snacks are served with words of encouragement at a Salvation Army facility, which held a shelter after winter more

Snacks are served with words of encouragement at a Salvation Army facility, which held a shelter after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Shelby Tauber
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Sid Snow, 72, stays overnight at the Salvation Army facility after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021. After traveling 4 hours to visit his son in North Texas, the hotel he stayed at lost power, leaving him to seek refuge at the Salvation Army for several nights. REUTERS/Shelby Tauber

Sid Snow, 72, stays overnight at the Salvation Army facility after winter weather caused electricity blackoutsmore

Sid Snow, 72, stays overnight at the Salvation Army facility after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021. After traveling 4 hours to visit his son in North Texas, the hotel he stayed at lost power, leaving him to seek refuge at the Salvation Army for several nights. REUTERS/Shelby Tauber
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The chapel of a Salvation Army facility is filled with the belongings of people seeking refuge from winter weather in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Shelby Tauber

The chapel of a Salvation Army facility is filled with the belongings of people seeking refuge from winter weamore

The chapel of a Salvation Army facility is filled with the belongings of people seeking refuge from winter weather in Plano, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Shelby Tauber
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KD Nance huddles under layers of clothing and blankets in their room after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Mikala Compton

KD Nance huddles under layers of clothing and blankets in their room after winter weather caused electricity bmore

KD Nance huddles under layers of clothing and blankets in their room after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Mikala Compton
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Residents take refuge at a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Residents take refuge at a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18,more

Residents take refuge at a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Senator Ted Cruz wheels his luggage at the Cancun International Airport before boarding his plane back to the U.S., in Cancun, Mexico February 18, 2021. Cruz flew into a storm of criticism after leaving his home state of Texas in the grips of a deadly deep freeze, for a family holiday jaunt to the Mexican resort city of Cancun he said he took to please his young daughters.

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Senator Ted Cruz wheels his luggage at the Cancun International Airport before boarding his plane back to the more

Senator Ted Cruz wheels his luggage at the Cancun International Airport before boarding his plane back to the U.S., in Cancun, Mexico February 18, 2021. Cruz flew into a storm of criticism after leaving his home state of Texas in the grips of a deadly deep freeze, for a family holiday jaunt to the Mexican resort city of Cancun he said he took to please his young daughters. REUTERS/Stringer
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Local area resident Mary Kay Hoffman holds a sign as she and friend Cindy Durham await the return of Senator Ted Cruz from his trip to Cancun, Mexico at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local area resident Mary Kay Hoffman holds a sign as she and friend Cindy Durham await the return of Senator Tmore

Local area resident Mary Kay Hoffman holds a sign as she and friend Cindy Durham await the return of Senator Ted Cruz from his trip to Cancun, Mexico at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Couple Renne Alva, 37, and Travis Wasicek, 43, sit amongst their belongings along Seawall Boulevard as they  embrace to keep each other warm after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18, 2021. The couple said they became homeless last year after losing their jobs due to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Couple Renne Alva, 37, and Travis Wasicek, 43, sit amongst their belongings along Seawall Boulevard as they  emore

Couple Renne Alva, 37, and Travis Wasicek, 43, sit amongst their belongings along Seawall Boulevard as they  embrace to keep each other warm after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18, 2021. The couple said they became homeless last year after losing their jobs due to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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An elderly couple take refuge at a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An elderly couple take refuge at a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, Febrmore

An elderly couple take refuge at a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Vickie Ballard, 53, applies deodorant after waking up in a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Vickie Ballard, 53, applies deodorant after waking up in a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures imore

Vickie Ballard, 53, applies deodorant after waking up in a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Anna Thomasson walks her dog, Penny, across the White Rock Lake Spillway after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Dallas, Texas, February 18, 2021. "She likes the cold, I hate the cold, so I sacrificed for her," Thomasson said. REUTERS/Brandon Wade

Anna Thomasson walks her dog, Penny, across the White Rock Lake Spillway after winter weather caused electricimore

Anna Thomasson walks her dog, Penny, across the White Rock Lake Spillway after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Dallas, Texas, February 18, 2021. "She likes the cold, I hate the cold, so I sacrificed for her," Thomasson said. REUTERS/Brandon Wade
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Grace Gladney, 3, plays in the snow after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Dallas, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Brandon Wade

Grace Gladney, 3, plays in the snow after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Dallas, Texas, Februamore

Grace Gladney, 3, plays in the snow after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Dallas, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Brandon Wade
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Rescued turtles stunned by cold weather at an evacuation center in South Padre Island, Texas, in this still image from video, February 17, 2021.  Ed Caum/City Of South Padre Island Convention And Visitors Bureau/ via REUTERS

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Rescued turtles stunned by cold weather at an evacuation center in South Padre Island, Texas, in this still image from video, February 17, 2021.  Ed Caum/City Of South Padre Island Convention And Visitors Bureau/ via REUTERS
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David Mudge, 59, wipes a tear while taking refuge in a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

David Mudge, 59, wipes a tear while taking refuge in a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Gamore

David Mudge, 59, wipes a tear while taking refuge in a shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures in Galveston, Texas, February 18, 2021.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Max King cooks a pizza on a charcoal grill he'd just purchased after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Mikala Compton

Max King cooks a pizza on a charcoal grill he'd just purchased after winter weather caused electricity blackoumore

Max King cooks a pizza on a charcoal grill he'd just purchased after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Mikala Compton
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Scott Bruffy huddles around space heaters powered by a generator after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Mikala Compton

Scott Bruffy huddles around space heaters powered by a generator after winter weather caused electricity blackmore

Scott Bruffy huddles around space heaters powered by a generator after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Mikala Compton
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Water leaks through the ceiling and floods the floors inside a house on Sagewood Trail after frozen pipes burst following the winter storm in San Marcos, Texas, February 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Mikala Compton

Water leaks through the ceiling and floods the floors inside a house on Sagewood Trail after frozen pipes bursmore

Water leaks through the ceiling and floods the floors inside a house on Sagewood Trail after frozen pipes burst following the winter storm in San Marcos, Texas, February 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Mikala Compton
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Chuck Pryor, the funeral director of Pryority Funeral Experience, checks on his funeral home as the state of Texas experiences widespread power outages and record-breaking temperatures in Houston, Texas, February 16, 2021. Pryor said he had never been as busy as during the pandemic. The deaths the funeral home handled in 2020 were more than double those he would see in a normal year. "I do pace myself and I do turn people down because I can only do so much." REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Chuck Pryor, the funeral director of Pryority Funeral Experience, checks on his funeral home as the state of Tmore

Chuck Pryor, the funeral director of Pryority Funeral Experience, checks on his funeral home as the state of Texas experiences widespread power outages and record-breaking temperatures in Houston, Texas, February 16, 2021. Pryor said he had never been as busy as during the pandemic. The deaths the funeral home handled in 2020 were more than double those he would see in a normal year. "I do pace myself and I do turn people down because I can only do so much." REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Clark Owens lights candles as they heat their household with lava rocks heated from their grill after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, February 16, 2021.  REUTERS/Mikala Compton

Clark Owens lights candles as they heat their household with lava rocks heated from their grill after winter wmore

Clark Owens lights candles as they heat their household with lava rocks heated from their grill after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, February 16, 2021.  REUTERS/Mikala Compton
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Scott Bruffy and Clark Owens gather in their living room for warmth after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, February 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Mikala Compton

Scott Bruffy and Clark Owens gather in their living room for warmth after winter weather caused electricity blmore

Scott Bruffy and Clark Owens gather in their living room for warmth after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in San Marcos, Texas, February 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Mikala Compton
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Howard and Nena Mamu eat dinner at their home by candle light after power companies performed rotating outages in the Glenwood neighborhood in Hutto, Texas February 16, 2021. Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Howard and Nena Mamu eat dinner at their home by candle light after power companies performed rotating outagesmore

Howard and Nena Mamu eat dinner at their home by candle light after power companies performed rotating outages in the Glenwood neighborhood in Hutto, Texas February 16, 2021. Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Alvin Williams, 66, checks on his smartphone while taking a shelter at Gallery Furniture store which opened its door and transformed into a warming station after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, February 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Alvin Williams, 66, checks on his smartphone while taking a shelter at Gallery Furniture store which opened itmore

Alvin Williams, 66, checks on his smartphone while taking a shelter at Gallery Furniture store which opened its door and transformed into a warming station after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, February 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Patrick Youngblood, right, and his wife Marisol comfort their daughter Audrey while taking shelter at Gallery Furniture store, which opened its door and transformed into a warming station after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, February 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

Patrick Youngblood, right, and his wife Marisol comfort their daughter Audrey while taking shelter at Gallery more

Patrick Youngblood, right, and his wife Marisol comfort their daughter Audrey while taking shelter at Gallery Furniture store, which opened its door and transformed into a warming station after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, February 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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People take shelter at Gallery Furniture store which opened its door and transformed into a warming station after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, February 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura

People take shelter at Gallery Furniture store which opened its door and transformed into a warming station afmore

People take shelter at Gallery Furniture store which opened its door and transformed into a warming station after winter weather caused electricity blackouts in Houston, Texas, February 17, 2021.  REUTERS/Go Nakamura
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Brett Archibad, whose home was without electric power following winter weather, tries to entertain his family as they try to stay warm in their home the BlackHawk neighborhood in Pflugerville, Texas, February 16, 2021.  Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Brett Archibad, whose home was without electric power following winter weather, tries to entertain his family more

Brett Archibad, whose home was without electric power following winter weather, tries to entertain his family as they try to stay warm in their home the BlackHawk neighborhood in Pflugerville, Texas, February 16, 2021.  Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Residents line up in their vehicles to enter a warming center and shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures, as local media reports most residents are without electricity, in Galveston, Texas, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Residents line up in their vehicles to enter a warming center and shelter after record-breaking winter temperamore

Residents line up in their vehicles to enter a warming center and shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures, as local media reports most residents are without electricity, in Galveston, Texas, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Volunteers help distribute water to local residents at a warming center and shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures, as local media reports most residents are without electricity, in Galveston, Texas, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Volunteers help distribute water to local residents at a warming center and shelter after record-breaking wintmore

Volunteers help distribute water to local residents at a warming center and shelter after record-breaking winter temperatures, as local media reports most residents are without electricity, in Galveston, Texas, February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Residents of Cedar Crest Drive walk past their burning house as firefighters, who were only able to draw water from one hydrant because all three city water treatment plants were offline due to cold weather power outages, try to contain the fire in Abilene, Texas, February 15, 2021. The house could not be saved due to the low water pressure. Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Residents of Cedar Crest Drive walk past their burning house as firefighters, who were only able to draw watermore

Residents of Cedar Crest Drive walk past their burning house as firefighters, who were only able to draw water from one hydrant because all three city water treatment plants were offline due to cold weather power outages, try to contain the fire in Abilene, Texas, February 15, 2021. The house could not be saved due to the low water pressure. Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Customers, whose homes are without electric power, wait in line to purchase food and snacks at a gas station in Pflugerville, Texas,  February 16, 2021.  Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Customers, whose homes are without electric power, wait in line to purchase food and snacks at a gas station imore

Customers, whose homes are without electric power, wait in line to purchase food and snacks at a gas station in Pflugerville, Texas, February 16, 2021.  Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Laramie White, whose home was among the thousands in the city that were left without power after extremely cold weather moved through Texas earlier in the week, stays warm with her dogs in her truck in Corpus Christi, Texas, February 16, 2021. Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Laramie White, whose home was among the thousands in the city that were left without power after extremely colmore

Laramie White, whose home was among the thousands in the city that were left without power after extremely cold weather moved through Texas earlier in the week, stays warm with her dogs in her truck in Corpus Christi, Texas, February 16, 2021. Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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A sign warns customers of a Shell gas station shut down by lack of electric power in Pflugerville, Texas, February 16, 2021. Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS

A sign warns customers of a Shell gas station shut down by lack of electric power in Pflugerville, Texas, Febrmore

A sign warns customers of a Shell gas station shut down by lack of electric power in Pflugerville, Texas, February 16, 2021. Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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A man walks to his friend's home in a neighbourhood without electricity as snow covers the BlackHawk neighborhood in Pflugerville, Texas, February 15, 2021.  Bronte Wittpenn/Austin American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS

A man walks to his friend's home in a neighbourhood without electricity as snow covers the BlackHawk neighborhmore

A man walks to his friend's home in a neighbourhood without electricity as snow covers the BlackHawk neighborhood in Pflugerville, Texas, February 15, 2021. Bronte Wittpenn/Austin American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Nena Mamu throws out food from the refrigerator after her home lost electric power in the Glenwood neighborhood in Hutto, Texas February 16, 2021. Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Nena Mamu throws out food from the refrigerator after her home lost electric power in the Glenwood neighborhoomore

Nena Mamu throws out food from the refrigerator after her home lost electric power in the Glenwood neighborhood in Hutto, Texas February 16, 2021. Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Krystan Hood sits with her two young children inside her heated car after cold-weather knocked out power in Corpus Christi, Texas, February 16, 2021. Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Krystan Hood sits with her two young children inside her heated car after cold-weather knocked out power in Comore

Krystan Hood sits with her two young children inside her heated car after cold-weather knocked out power in Corpus Christi, Texas, February 16, 2021. Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Julio and Josmery Campo unload wood for their fireplaces as the state of Texas experiences widespread power outages and record-breaking temperatures in Houston, February 16, 2021. The couple has been without power for the majority of the last 36 hours.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Julio and Josmery Campo unload wood for their fireplaces as the state of Texas experiences widespread power oumore

Julio and Josmery Campo unload wood for their fireplaces as the state of Texas experiences widespread power outages and record-breaking temperatures in Houston, February 16, 2021. The couple has been without power for the majority of the last 36 hours.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Robert Salazar wears makeshift snow boots as the state of Texas experiences widespread power outages and record-breaking temperatures in Houston, February 16, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Robert Salazar wears makeshift snow boots as the state of Texas experiences widespread power outages and recormore

Robert Salazar wears makeshift snow boots as the state of Texas experiences widespread power outages and record-breaking temperatures in Houston, February 16, 2021.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Howard Mamu pulls a trash can into their home to clean out their refrigerator after they lost electric power in the Glenwood neighborhood in Hutto, Texas February 16, 2021. Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Howard Mamu pulls a trash can into their home to clean out their refrigerator after they lost electric power imore

Howard Mamu pulls a trash can into their home to clean out their refrigerator after they lost electric power in the Glenwood neighborhood in Hutto, Texas February 16, 2021. Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Avett Archibad, 8, helps his brother Sanders, 6, and sister Luella 10, build an Igloo in the front yard of their home in the BlackHawk neighborhood in Pflugerville, Texas, February 16, 2021. Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Avett Archibad, 8, helps his brother Sanders, 6, and sister Luella 10, build an Igloo in the front yard of themore

Avett Archibad, 8, helps his brother Sanders, 6, and sister Luella 10, build an Igloo in the front yard of their home in the BlackHawk neighborhood in Pflugerville, Texas, February 16, 2021. Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Sheila Ray, 61, whose home has been without electricity due to the winter storm since the day before, sits in the car beside her husband to warm up in Austin, Texas, February 16, 2021.Ana Ramirez/Austin American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS

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Sheila Ray, 61, whose home has been without electricity due to the winter storm since the day before, sits in the car beside her husband to warm up in Austin, Texas, February 16, 2021.Ana Ramirez/Austin American-Statesman/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Keith Van Winkle, a Texas Tech University student, snowboards down a hill at the university campus in Lubbock, Texas, February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Brad Brooks

Keith Van Winkle, a Texas Tech University student, snowboards down a hill at the university campus in Lubbock,more

Keith Van Winkle, a Texas Tech University student, snowboards down a hill at the university campus in Lubbock, Texas, February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Brad Brooks
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Kristen Young sips a spoonful of soup as her one-year-old son Shawn watches at a warming center they visited after two days without electricity, in Beltway Park North Church in Abilene, Texas, February 15, 2021. Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Kristen Young sips a spoonful of soup as her one-year-old son Shawn watches at a warming center they visited amore

Kristen Young sips a spoonful of soup as her one-year-old son Shawn watches at a warming center they visited after two days without electricity, in Beltway Park North Church in Abilene, Texas, February 15, 2021. Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Military vehicles from the Texas Military Department of the Texas National Guard, tasked to transport residents to designated warming centers and other required duties, form a convoy in Abilene, Texas, February 16, 2021. Greg Jaklewicz/Reporter-News/USA Today Network via REUTERS

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Shoppers crowd a display of bottled water at a United Supermarkets location not long after the city announced it had 2-3 hours of water left at normal consumption, due to loss of electric power caused by the winter storm in Abilene, Texas, February 15, 2021.   Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News/USA Today Network via REUTERS

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Shoppers crowd a display of bottled water at a United Supermarkets location not long after the city announced it had 2-3 hours of water left at normal consumption, due to loss of electric power caused by the winter storm in Abilene, Texas, February 15, 2021.  Ronald W. Erdrich/Reporter-News/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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