Frozen pipes, electrical problems remain, as a cold snap makes it easier to grip
DALLAS (AP) – Warmer temperatures spread across the southern United States on Saturday, bringing relief to a winter-weary region facing difficult cleaning and expensive repairs after days of extreme cold and widespread power outages.
In Texas, where millions have been warned not to drink, boil tap water, warming up should take several days. The thaw caused pipes to burst across the region, adding to the list of suffering in severe conditions blamed for more than 70 deaths.
The sun had risen in Dallas on Saturday afternoon and temperatures were approaching the 50s. After days indoors, people showed up to run and jog in residential areas. Many roads were dry and patches of snow melted. Snowmen slumped.
Linda Nguyen woke up …