Utility officials say they have more than enough dispatchable energy, and worked to insulate utility infrastructure since Winter Storm Elliott last December.
For the second summer in a row, San Antonio is seeing record-breaking heat hang over the city, and heat-related calls to emergency responders have spiked.
As a major heat wave moves into Central Texas, residents are being warned to stay indoors as much as possible over the next week and a half.
Weather forecasts say San Antonio can expect to receive 3 to 6 inches of rainfall starting Friday and continuing through Sunday.
Power was restored to the water pumping station Thursday afternoon, and fewer than 300 CPS Energy customers remained without power.
By late afternoon, power had been restored to all but about 6,500 CPS Energy customers, mostly in North and Northwest San Antonio.
Freezing temperatures led to a slew of closures Tuesday, including county offices, some roads and almost every school in Bexar County.
Up to an inch of rain could fall in Bexar County over the next several days, helping San Antonio catch up to average precipitation levels.
After a devastatingly dry year and scorching summer, San Antonians will be glad to learn forecasters expect relief is on the way.
At least one person died in the freezing weather. High demand for electricity is forecast to continue into Saturday.
Texans should prepare for ‘life-threatening wind chills, but officials remain confident in power grid
Gov. Greg Abbott and others say Texans should protect their homes and vehicles as the state will experience dangerously cold temperatures.
The City of San Antonio is preparing for the expected freeze by opening seven warming centers on Thursday.
It’s been almost two years since Winter Storm Uri left millions across Texas without power for days and resulted in the death of hundreds.