Nine Oklahoma casinos are closing for a number of days to assist preserve energy throughout the state as extreme winter climate impacts energy grids within the state.
A large ice and snow storm is affecting Texas and Oklahoma, two states that aren’t adept at dealing with it. It is inflicting most within the state to crank up their heating techniques, which is placing a pressure on the vitality provide in each states.
The Cherokee Tribe introduced earlier as we speak that it’ll shut all 9 properties, together with the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, at 5 p.m. and can keep closed till Wednesday at 1 p.m., based on a report from a local Fox affiliate. The reopening date might get pushed again if climate circumstances don’t change.
The Southwest Power Pool, which gives vitality to Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Missouri, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, Iowa, Wyoming and Nebraska stated that they have been operating low on vitality provide Monday.
Poker professional Bart Hanson, who lately moved to Austin, tweeted a video Sunday that confirmed how unhealthy the winter storm is. The video confirmed a automobile slowly sliding uncontrolled down a neighborhood street and bumping into different automobiles alongside the best way.
Some loopy shit occurring right here in Austin. I didn’t file this however from a number of blocks over.. pic.twitter.com/ebbetkKYAZ
— Bart Hanson (@BartHanson) February 15, 2021