“We’re seeing the winter version of Hurricane Harvey,” said Harris County about the winter storm in Texas
Millions of people are without power as Texas faces one of the worst storms in history, Harris County judge Lina Hidalgo told CNBCs “The news with Shepard Smith. “
“We’re basically seeing the winter version of Hurricane Harvey,” said Hidalgo. “It’s an incredibly tragic situation”
More than a dozen people in Texas have died from exposure to elements, and several have died from carbon monoxide poisoning, Hidalgo said. She said that due to blackouts, people tried to keep their cars warm in their garages, which contributed to the more than 300 calls about carbon monoxide poisoning in the county.
More than four million Texas residents are without electricity, according to a historic snowfall and single-digit temperatures Reports. The freezing …